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India’s Top 10 Other Incredible Wildlife

India’s Top 10 Other Incredible Wildlife

Elissa Poma May 31, 2014 2

India is known, of course, for its tigers, and no visit to natural areas of the vast Asian nation is complete without time spent in tall grasses searching for the majestic big cat. But

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Video: Fata Morgana Over a Newfoundland Iceberg

Video: Fata Morgana Over a Newfoundland Iceberg

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 29, 2014 0

We’re all familiar with the concept of desert mirages, a naturally occurring optical phenomenon in which light rays are bent to produce a displaced image of the sky or distant objects. In the desert,

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Q-and-A: Snorkeling Indonesia’s Raja Ampat

Q-and-A: Snorkeling Indonesia’s Raja Ampat

WWF May 28, 2014 0

This October, veteran guide Lee Goldman will take a small crew of WWF’s snorkeling enthusiasts to Indonesia’s Raja Ampat Archipelago, where they’ll glide over some of the planet’s most remarkable shallow-reef habitats. The region

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Poaching of a Different Kind: Stealing Our Redwoods

Poaching of a Different Kind: Stealing Our Redwoods

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 27, 2014 8

The spike in illegal wildlife trade continues: in 2013, poachers killed 1,004 rhinos in South Africa alone; and in 2012, some 15,000 elephants were slaughtered at 42 sites across 27 African countries, according to

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Join Us on a Soft, Sunny Adventure in Europe’s Top-Rated Country!

Join Us on a Soft, Sunny Adventure in Europe’s Top-Rated Country!

Wendy Redal May 26, 2014 2

Nope, it’s not Spain. Not Italy. France? Mais non. Europe’s #1 country is… Portugal! That’s what readers of USA Today say: The newspaper has just announced its “10 Best” Readers’ Choice Awards, and Portugal

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Wild Dogs: A Rare Encounter in Botswana

Wild Dogs: A Rare Encounter in Botswana

Natural Habitat Adventures May 24, 2014 0

This travel tale is brought to you by Megan Bryant, NHA Africa Adventure Director Last month, I was enjoying a stay at Savuti Camp in the Linyanti Reserve of northern Botswana, a place I

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