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The Elephant Protector: Celebrating Daphne Sheldrick

The Elephant Protector: Celebrating Daphne Sheldrick

Emily Goodheart Kautz April 20, 2018 0

Natural Habitat Adventures celebrates the life of a remarkable woman and champion of elephant conservation, Dame Daphne Sheldrick, who passed away at the age of 83 this month. Daphne created the David Sheldrick Wildlife

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Humans are Small (Creatures in a Big World)

Humans are Small (Creatures in a Big World)

Natural Habitat Adventures September 7, 2017 0

There’s nothing quite as humbling as being just feet away from an African elephant, swallowing the nervous lump in your throat. “Gulp!” During our Great Kenya Migration Safari, we came across a young, bull

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African Wild Dogs Are the First Heat-Adapted Species Shown to Be Suffering from Climate Change

African Wild Dogs Are the First Heat-Adapted Species Shown to Be Suffering from Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 22, 2017 1

Polar bears struggling to find the ice floes they need for hunting and survival became the icon of climate change and our rapidly warming planet decades ago. And we’ve often heard how hotter temperatures

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Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 1, 2017 1

Wildlife tourism—tourism specifically based on encounters with undomesticated animals—accounts for 20 to 40 percent of the total $1 trillion annual, global tourism industry. This comes from a paper published in late 2015 in the

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Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 18, 2017 3

The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System. The Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. These are just three of the 238 natural and mixed (cultural and natural) sites designated as World

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Family Ties on a Kenya Migration Photo Safari

Family Ties on a Kenya Migration Photo Safari

Nick Grossman February 23, 2017 0

One of the things that I noticed during my Kenya Migration Photo Safari was the family connections were present in so many aspects of our nature adventure. The relationships among groups of people working

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