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Five reasons you’ll love traveling in KAZA during green season  (and three reasons why some people might not)

Five reasons you’ll love traveling in KAZA during green season (and three reasons why some people might not)

WWF July 20, 2016 0

Southern Africa’s “green season” (December – April) is the off season for tourist travel—which makes it a great reason to visit then, as I recently discovered on Natural Habitat Adventure’s trip Botswana: Kalahari, the

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See—and Save—the Endangered Rhino

See—and Save—the Endangered Rhino

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl September 7, 2015 0

In our last article on where to “See—and Save—the World’s Most Endangered Species: Part 1” we took a look at the endangered Siberian and Bengal tigers. Another incredib(ly endangered) animal is the rhinoceros. One

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Environmental Activism: Arctic Drilling and Cecil, the Lion

Environmental Activism: Arctic Drilling and Cecil, the Lion

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 4, 2015 5

On July 25, 2015, the MSV Fennica, a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker which was carrying oil-drilling equipment to the Arctic, arrived in Portland, Oregon, for repairs. It was met by a group of protesters

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Zambia or Zimbabwe: Which to Choose?

Zambia or Zimbabwe: Which to Choose?

WWF September 3, 2014 1

Neighbors Zambia and Zimbabwe both offer a remote, true wilderness experience found in few African destinations.  Zimbabwe’s tourism industry nearly disappeared completely due to the political turmoil of the early 2000s. Now Zimbabwe has

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Top 10 Least Heard of Animals to See in Zambia

Top 10 Least Heard of Animals to See in Zambia

WWF August 20, 2014 1

Zambia has all the animals you’d expect to find on an African safari—elephants lumbering across the plains, cheetahs stalking prey, hippos peeking their eyes above the water’s surface. The country, however, offers something more—a

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11 Ways That Travel Can Change Your Life

11 Ways That Travel Can Change Your Life

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 6, 2014 23

I recently signed up for Spanish lessons. I’ve been meaning to study Spanish for almost 30 years now, but for some reason, it was always one of those things that fell to the bottom of

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