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Video: Earth in Time-Lapse

Video: Earth in Time-Lapse

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 21, 2014 7

Described as “An around-the-world journey celebrating our sacred Earth; six-years in the making … seven continents … twenty-four countries,” Terra Sacra — the six-minute film that you are about to see, below — is

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The Vast Vastness of Mongolia | Olaf’s Corner

The Vast Vastness of Mongolia | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver October 30, 2013 0

It was with a mixture of mild excitement and deep trepidation that I packed my guide bags for the Mongolia expedition this summer: Leading a trip full of strangers and a co-guide you never

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Snow Leopard Threatened Due to Rising Demand for Cashmere

Snow Leopard Threatened Due to Rising Demand for Cashmere

Emily Deemer July 30, 2013 1

You may want to think twice before you purchase your next cashmere sweater. The number of domestic cashmere goats farmed in Central Asia has nearly tripled over the last 20 years due to an

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In the Hall of a Mountain Cat

In the Hall of a Mountain Cat

Lisa Poppleton November 29, 2012 2

When I see this broad furry face staring straight into the camera, I can’t help but think of a wizened little mountain troll.  “What are you doing in my home?” it seems to say.

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A New Refuge for the World’s Rarest Cat

A New Refuge for the World’s Rarest Cat

Lisa Poppleton July 12, 2012 0

Only 30-35 Amur leopards remain in the wild.  Through establishment of a new national park in the Russian Far East, The Land of the Leopard, the World Wildlife Fund and its partners have joined

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What are YOUR Top Ten Travel Moments?

What are YOUR Top Ten Travel Moments?

Wendy Redal May 6, 2010 3

I’m usually too busy to watch television, so it’s perhaps not surprising I didn’t know who Samantha Brown was, when a friend told me she had her dream job. I may be the only

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