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Ripples in a Pond

RIPPLES IN A POND

Earth Day 2020 will forever be remembered as The Earth Day When the World was Still. Never before in the entire history of the Earth as we remember it, has the concept of nature as a global network been better underscored than at this moment in time. The ripple effect of one microscopic organism that originated in a far-flung corner of the globe, has given us chance to press pause and reflect.

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Interview with Dr. Steven C. Amstrup

INTERVIEW WITH DR. STEVEN C. AMSTRUP

What is the single biggest threat to polar bears? Without a doubt, it’s global warming. The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet. This is having a profound impact on Arctic sea ice, which polar bears rely on for hunting their seal prey. Ringed seals, the polar bear’s main prey, rely on the sea ice, too, for giving birth to their pups and raising them.

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The Bucket-list Series: A blow by blow of our time in the snow

THE BUCKET-LIST SERIES: A BLOW BY BLOW OF OUR TIME IN THE SNOW

At the end of last year Annie, our intrepid explorer, headed out to the snow-covered hinterlands to spend time in the company of some pretty incredible polar bears and the people who protect them. As far as bucket-list destinations are concerned, Annie reported back to us that this Snow Safari is hands-down one of the most epic bucket-list experiences you can have. Read her travel journal and you’ll see why…

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LEARNING AND LOVING AFRICA - Youth4African Wildlife

LEARNING AND LOVING AFRICA - YOUTH4AFRICAN WILDLIFE

For 28 days over the African Winter, twelve young men and women from Jordan, the USA, Canada and India came together for a “total immersion” experience in the African bushveld. Under the leadership of Kate Oschman and Fortunate Phaka - who are both Y4AW alumni -  the YNGer interns divided their time between Entabeni Safari Conservancy, the Makuleke Conservancy in the north of the Kruger National Park, and Balule Game Reserve which borders on the Kruger National Park.

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NAMIBIA – SOME LIKE IT HOT

NAMIBIA – SOME LIKE IT HOT

While Debbie and Dex were off in the South African bushveld, Annie headed north to Namibia. Namibia is big on dramatic landscapes, uninterrupted views, and soaring temperatures. Her wide, open spaces lend themselves to restorative solitude and a contemplative mood.

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