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A Conservationist’s Top Five Wildlife Moments in Botswana

A Conservationist’s Top Five Wildlife Moments in Botswana

WWF February 25, 2015 0

Rachel Kramer is a Program Officer for Wildlife Conservation and TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network. In my last blog, I marveled at the diversity of ecosystems found in Botswana, from the seemingly barren Makgadikgadi pans

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Video: Slow-Motion Capture of a Running Cheetah

Video: Slow-Motion Capture of a Running Cheetah

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 19, 2015 18

Cheetahs are the fastest runners on the planet: they can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in only three seconds. And thanks to their spines that are proportionally the longest and most flexible in

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Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 12, 2015 5

Say the words “American West,” and right away you mentally imagine vast, open plains, deep canyons and starting over. What is it about going West that has always meant hope in the American psyche,

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Travels in Greenland: A Photo Journal

Travels in Greenland: A Photo Journal

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 29, 2015 21

Of all the places I’ve traveled to, Greenland is the most complicated, I think. While there are commonalities with other spots in the world, Greenland always seems to put its own, special twist on

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Traveling in New Zealand: Separated by the Same Language

Traveling in New Zealand: Separated by the Same Language

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 15, 2015 6

When you first start exploring beyond your home ground, you tend to see everything in relationship to where you live: what’s different, what’s similar, what’s unheard of and what’s exactly the same. I suppose

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Virtual Tours and Digital Maps: Travel Wave of the Future?

Virtual Tours and Digital Maps: Travel Wave of the Future?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 13, 2015 7

From taking a virtual tour of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to downloading high-definition maps of national parks to checking out our own houses on Google Street View, almost all of us

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