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12 Natural World Heritage Sites to Visit this Year

12 Natural World Heritage Sites to Visit this Year

Tania Curry April 27, 2016 0

Nearly half – 114 out of 229 – of all natural World Heritage sites are threatened by harmful industrial activities, according to a new WWF report. However, millions of people rely on these sites

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Are We Now Losing Our Most Iconic Buildings Due to Climate Change?

Are We Now Losing Our Most Iconic Buildings Due to Climate Change?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 8, 2014 6

“Extinction tourism” is a familiar term when it comes to wildlife and natural habitats: it’s described as a desire to see the animals and landscapes that are just managing to hang on before they’re

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Poaching of a Different Kind: Stealing Our Redwoods

Poaching of a Different Kind: Stealing Our Redwoods

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 27, 2014 8

The spike in illegal wildlife trade continues: in 2013, poachers killed 1,004 rhinos in South Africa alone; and in 2012, some 15,000 elephants were slaughtered at 42 sites across 27 African countries, according to

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Best Way to See the Galapagos? Gently and Up Close

Best Way to See the Galapagos? Gently and Up Close

Wendy Redal August 30, 2010 2

It’s a quandary that often faces travelers to ecologically fragile destinations: tourism can do wonders to raise awareness about the importance of conservation, yet  visitors may question whether their very presence is contributing to

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