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Nat Hab & WWF Announce the World’s First Zero Waste Adventure

Nat Hab & WWF Announce the World’s First Zero Waste Adventure

Natural Habitat Adventures October 31, 2018 3

The average American produces 4.4 pounds of trash per day, and this consumer behavior pattern typically continues while travelers are on vacation throughout the U.S. and around the globe. All of this garbage (and

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Halloween Video: Barn Owls, Hunters in the Night

Halloween Video: Barn Owls, Hunters in the Night

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 30, 2018 0

With their piercing stares, heads that turn almost 360 degrees and nocturnal lives, owls have become a universal symbol for spookiness. A hoot is often the only hint you’ll have that an owl is near, which

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Video: Watch as a Pelican in Africa Learns to Fly Again

Video: Watch as a Pelican in Africa Learns to Fly Again

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 25, 2018 0

It can be hard to be alone, hurt and abandoned by your own kind. How are you supposed to learn what you need to know in order to survive? Luckily, for one bird, having

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Finding Harmony in Botswana

Finding Harmony in Botswana

WWF October 24, 2018 0

We stare in awe as three generations of lioness – a grandmother, mother and two cubs – saunter peacefully near our 4×4. Their blonde, sun-soaked coats blend harmoniously into the surrounding golden grass and

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Crows Are as Intelligent as a Seven-Year-Old Child

Crows Are as Intelligent as a Seven-Year-Old Child

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 23, 2018 2

We humans seem to have a penchant for studying wildlife. We tag them with satellite transmitters, outfit them with radio collars, spy on them with trail cameras and use other observation techniques—all to learn

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A Lonely Grave on the Russian Frontier | Olaf’s Corner

A Lonely Grave on the Russian Frontier | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver October 22, 2018 0

Our small group of explorers stood quietly in a semicircle facing the crenelated black stone slab of an unassuming grave. The raised white Cyrillic letters read “Vitusi Beringi: 1681- 1741.” A slight offshore wind

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