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Harp seal hunt curtailed, but pups still in peril

Harp seal hunt curtailed, but pups still in peril

Wendy Redal April 8, 2010 1

When Ben Bressler launched Natural Habitat Adventures 25 years ago by taking a handful of guests to the Gulf of St. Lawrence, he had a distinct goal: to protect harp seals through ecotourism. If

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Self-Portraits While Traveling Solo

Self-Portraits While Traveling Solo

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 1, 2010 7

When I sign up for group tours, more often than not I enroll as a single traveler. It’s not for lack of family or friends (I hope!); it’s because either I’m the only one

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Nature Makes Us Good-Natured People

Nature Makes Us Good-Natured People

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 23, 2010 11

You’ve probably read oodles of stories, articles and personal anecdotes on the transformative powers of seeing Churchill’s polar bears. And you’ve most likely read a lot of them here, on Natural Habitat Adventures’ website and

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In the Unplanned Moments, Travel Happens

In the Unplanned Moments, Travel Happens

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 25, 2010 9

There are probably just as many “types” of travelers as there are travelers. But when it comes to travel itineraries, you can generally break people down into two categories: those of the what-will-be-will-be ilk

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Asian Countries Pledge to Double Tiger Population

Asian Countries Pledge to Double Tiger Population

James Dziezynski January 29, 2010 0

A small ray of hope has given Asia’s dwindling tiger population a chance at recovering their numbers. A 13 country coalition has pledged to double the current paltry number of tigers in the wild

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Saving Coca Cola’s Adorable Polar Bears

Saving Coca Cola’s Adorable Polar Bears

Megan Koelemay December 23, 2009 0

Remember those cheerful Coca Cola commercials with the cute polar bears? The global soft drink company is now working to save the very environment they advertise

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