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The Secret to Having a Life Well-Lived

The Secret to Having a Life Well-Lived

Emily Deemer June 29, 2013 2

We at Nat Hab call ourselves The Nature People because we are nature travel and ecotourism experts.  Watch this truly inspiring video about one of the ultimate Nature People, Jim Whittaker, the first American

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Writing the World’s First Elephant Dictionary

Writing the World’s First Elephant Dictionary

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 27, 2013 4

When Katy Payne made a visit to the Portland Zoo in 1984, she had no idea it would soon change the course of her life. A naturalist and amateur musician, Katy had been studying

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Will Evolution Be the New Antipoaching Tool?

Will Evolution Be the New Antipoaching Tool?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 25, 2013 19

Despite antipoaching patrols, increased arrests, relocation, and unmanned security drones, it seems we’re losing the battle against wildlife poachers. Already in the first six months of 2013, for example, in South Africa alone, 428

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5 Reasons to Take an Adventure Cruise

5 Reasons to Take an Adventure Cruise

Emily Deemer June 21, 2013 0

Are you one of those people who thinks they’re not a cruise person?  Do you think cruises are too boring and not active enough for you, and do you shudder at the idea of

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What Not to do When Swimming with Whale Sharks

What Not to do When Swimming with Whale Sharks

Emily Deemer June 19, 2013 10

The video below of a teenage boy in Florida riding a whale shark is a perfect example of what NOT to do when swimming with whale sharks.  Chris Kreis, 19, seemed to have no

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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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