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Spotlight on Sustainability: Preserving Cultures through Ecotourism

Spotlight on Sustainability: Preserving Cultures through Ecotourism

Court Whelan, Ph.D. November 9, 2013 0

The first thing you probably think of when you hear the word ecotourism is nature travel.  Perhaps you’re familiar with the core values of ecotourism and also think about the conservation efforts that are

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Using Elephants to Pay for Our Wars

Using Elephants to Pay for Our Wars

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 18, 2013 12

On Monday, May 6, 2013, 17 heavily armed poachers entered Dzanga-Ndoki National Park in the Central African Republic. They then proceeded to a large clearing known as Dzanga Bai, or “village of elephants,” where

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Tiny Elephant? No Oxymoron Here!

Tiny Elephant? No Oxymoron Here!

Wendy Redal August 16, 2011 0

It’s hard to imagine that an African elephant could ever be as small as this infant, but the proof is in the picture: Even though this little one, which is less than three weeks

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Deal With the Devil? Tanzania to Mine Uranium in Selous to Fund Park Upkeep

Deal With the Devil? Tanzania to Mine Uranium in Selous to Fund Park Upkeep

Wendy Redal August 11, 2011 0

Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park is legendary, but its biggest game reserve – the Selous – is even more impressive, for its size and stunning amount of wildlife. Located in a remote sector of southern

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Bullfrog Father Knows Best

Bullfrog Father Knows Best

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 26, 2011 3

It’s not easy being green, as Kermit the Frog often reminds us. And that statement is particularly apropos if you’re an African bullfrog (Pyxicephalus adspersus). Found mostly in open grasslands and at low elevations

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What are YOUR Top Ten Travel Moments?

What are YOUR Top Ten Travel Moments?

Wendy Redal May 6, 2010 3

I’m usually too busy to watch television, so it’s perhaps not surprising I didn’t know who Samantha Brown was, when a friend told me she had her dream job. I may be the only

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In the Unplanned Moments, Travel Happens

In the Unplanned Moments, Travel Happens

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 25, 2010 9

There are probably just as many “types” of travelers as there are travelers. But when it comes to travel itineraries, you can generally break people down into two categories: those of the what-will-be-will-be ilk

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