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Natural Habitat Adventures is the world's premier nature and wildlife travel company. For nearly 30 years Nat Hab has introduced guests to the planet's most extraordinary nature encounters -- from polar bear adventures in Canada to the unique species of the Galapagos Islands, from African safaris to U.S. national parks. As the official Conservation Travel Partner for the World Wildlife Fund, this award-winning company is a global leader in sustainable tourism, operating more than 80 trips in over 30 countries, all focused on eco-conscious, small-group encounters with the natural world.

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A Dose of Nature: The Secret Prescription to Health and Happiness?

(1) Comments | Posted September 25, 2015 | 5:43 PM

Spending our days in windowless office buildings and suburban homes, it's easy to forget about nature. In today's society, the only time many of us spend outdoors is just walking to and from the car. Could this separation from nature have a negative effect on our mental and physical states?...

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Declining Wildebeests: Why Conserve Non-Threatened Species?

(1) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 10:22 AM

By Candice Gaukel Andrews

The classical elemental forces of nature are air, earth, fire and water. But there are other great environmental powers that have a beating heart, such as when millions of wild animals come together as one to surge across an endless African plain. Such is the...

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The Time to See -- and Save -- Africa's Elephants is Now

(4) Comments | Posted November 26, 2013 | 2:07 PM

For safari travelers, few experiences are more moving than to be in the presence of elephants. One of Africa's most iconic species, they are highly intelligent and social. To watch a herd interact, especially with its youngsters, offers wonder and delight. And not many wildlife encounters can compare with a...

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100-Year-Old Woman Fulfills Lifetime Travel Dream on Polar Bear Expedition

(0) Comments | Posted November 1, 2013 | 5:53 PM

When Elsa Bailey turned 100 last May, she still had a bucket list. And on it was her desire to see a polar bear in the wild.

Last week Bailey got to realize her dream when she traveled to Churchill, Manitoba as the guest of Natural Habitat Adventures.

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Mexico's Top 4 Wildlife Adventures

(3) Comments | Posted May 24, 2013 | 12:21 PM

When you think of Mexico travel, what comes to mind? Commercialized beach resorts with ginormous margaritas and mariachi players? One of the world's largest, most populous and most polluted cities? How about wildlife?

Chances are, most people think of Mexican "wildlife" as what goes on in crime-ridden border towns...

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5 Incredible Wildlife Migrations: By Hoof, Paw, Fluke & Flipper

(0) Comments | Posted March 19, 2013 | 1:23 PM

By Wendy Worrall Redal

Watching the planet's animals in motion offers a front-row view on an age-old drama where the marvels of adaptation are on stage. Each year, thousands of species take to the seas, skies and terrestrial thoroughfares, traveling from one habitat to another in search of water, food...

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Antarctica: Still Worth The Sacrifice

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2013 | 6:00 AM

I'm somewhere over the Gulf of Mexico, stretching cramped legs during a 10-hour flight from Buenos Aires to Houston, dripping artificial tears into dry eyes, spending a largely sleepless night next to a fidgety seatmate with runny sinuses and bad breath. I've still got to fly to Denver, and this...

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7 Places To Watch Wild Bears

(1) Comments | Posted February 12, 2013 | 6:00 AM

The planet's largest land predator looked disarmingly cuddly. Ambling over the snowy tundra toward us, he was all big furry head and huge shaggy paws -- which we got a close-up eyeful of as the polar bear stopped, rose up on his haunches and placed his big feet on the...

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8 Great Wildlife Adventures For 2013

(6) Comments | Posted January 3, 2013 | 6:00 AM

By Wendy Worrall Redal

While travel to dramatic landscapes and different cultures is entrancing, nothing in my book compares for sheer exhilaration to an encounter with wildlife at close range.

A passion for observing wild animals in their natural environs has brought me eye to eye with a silverback...

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5 Glaciers To See Before They're Gone

(2) Comments | Posted December 12, 2012 | 6:00 AM

By Wendy Worrall Redal

Standing at the rail of the Glacier Queen, we were riveted to the face of the 300-foot-high wall of ice towering before us. Though it was a quarter-mile away, we could hear every crack and crumble as the active tidewater glacier heaved and sloughed ice into...

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