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17 Epic Places You Never Thought To Travel, But Should

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.16.2017 | Home

The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here. Paris? Been there. London? Done that. No of...

Germany Is Being Sued Over Its Forgotten Genocide

Quartz Africa | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 01.23.2017 | Home

The descendants of the people massacred in Germany’s forgotten genocide 110 years ago are suing the present-day Berlin government. Namibia’s Herer...

How I Got There: Martti Ahtisaari

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 12.16.2016 | Home
Lan Anh Vu

Martti Ahtisaari is the former President of Finland and an internationally recognized mediator and peacebuilder. In 2008 he was awarded the Nobel Peac...

How the EU could spur African growth, instead of making more bad trade deals

The Conversation Global | Posted 12.07.2016 | Home
The Conversation Global

Fishers in Mozambique won't benefit from southern Africa's latest deal with the EU. Grant Neuenburg/Reuters André Breedt, Université Paris 1 Panth...

8 Epic and Amazing 2017 Travel Adventures

William D. Chalmers | Posted 11.23.2016 | Home
William D. Chalmers

Been there. Done that. What's Next? Getting a kick taking an adventure used to be easy: chill in the geothermal pools of Iceland, snorkeling with je...

8 Amazingly Epic Travel Adventures for 2017

William D. Chalmers | Posted 11.21.2016 | Home
William D. Chalmers

Been there. Done that. What's Next? Getting a kick taking an adventure used to be easy: chill in the geothermal pools of Iceland, snorkeling with je...

Richard's Picks: Best Hotels in the World, Fall 2016

Richard Bangs | Posted 10.17.2016 | Home
Richard Bangs

The wisdom of the crowd is a beautiful thing, except when it's not. When it comes to matters of taste, the pack tends to push quality assessments to a...

Dehorning rhinos: why there may be a case for doing it

The Conversation Africa | Posted 09.06.2016 | Home
The Conversation Africa

Keith Somerville, University of Kent The large bull rhino was about a hundred metres away. The jeep carrying the darting team moved closer, there was...

From Voyeur to Friend: My Visit With The Himba

Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D. | Posted 07.18.2016 | Home
Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

I walked into the village feeling a bit uneasy about photographing its inhabitants. The camera can make those on the other end of my lens uncomfortable, self-conscious. That day I also felt uncomfortable, even apologetic.

In This African Nation, Chinese Smugglers Keep The Illegal Ivory Trade Alive

The China Africa Project | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home

Namibia is the rare country in Africa that seems to be holding its own against ivory poachers. Whereas in most other southern African countries the el...

What a Roadtrip On Mars Looks Like

How Far From Home | Posted 06.20.2016 | Home
How Far From Home

It is a land like no other; some say its one of the closest environments to that of Mars that you can find on Earth. It's really no wonder that NASA frequently studies the landscape.

Climate Change This Week: Tragic Drought in Africa & India, New Clean Power Strides, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.02.2016 | Home
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving the BB: the beautiful biodiversity like this scarlet macaw found in Latin A...

Solar Panels, Entrepreneurship, and Building Connections With 100,000 Students

Michael Goldberg | Posted 05.17.2016 | Home
Michael Goldberg

When I launched Beyond Silicon Valley two years ago, I didn't think it would be possible to build deep relationships with my online students, especially compared to the meaningful and rich relationships I have with the entrepreneurship students in my traditional face-to-face classroom.

#WPFD2016 Drives Freedom, Safety, Rights for Journalists

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.07.2016 | Home
Magda Abu-Fadil

As UNESCO held its World Press Freedom Day (#WPFD2016) conference this week, an Egyptian speaker lamented the declining state of liberty in her countr...

How liberators turn into oppressors. A study of southern African states

The Conversation Africa | Posted 04.11.2016 | Home
The Conversation Africa

Henning Melber, University of Pretoria This article is a foundation essay. These are longer than usual and take a wider look at a key issue affecting...

9 Far out Hotels for Getting Away from It All

Joy Pecknold | Posted 03.09.2016 | Home
Joy Pecknold

I'm talking remote. Not TV remote (some of these hotels don't even have 'em), but way out there remote, because there's nothing quite like doing a 360...

Trips Inspired by 2016 Oscars Best Picture Nominees

Joy Pecknold | Posted 01.19.2017 | Home
Joy Pecknold

Within the four walls of a cinema, films transport moviegoers to far off places, both past and present, real or imagined. To take it a step further, use this year's Academy Awards' nominees for Best Picture as a travel guide, experiencing the locations -- characters in their own right -- firsthand.

"I Can See Clearly Now..."

Tim Arnold | Posted 12.31.2016 | Home
Tim Arnold

To see clearly, something most of the world takes for granted, is an out-of-reach luxury for most of the estimated 2.4 billion people around the world who are sight challenged, and have no access to optometrists.

Just Back From... Namibia

Melissa Biggs Bradley | Posted 12.17.2016 | Home
Melissa Biggs Bradley

Photos courtesy Hoanib Skeleton Camp, Wilderness Safaris Indagare's Features Editor, Amelia Osborne, recently returned from a safari in Namibia. The ...

12 Incredible Vacation Spots Inspired By Star Wars

Joy Pecknold | Posted 11.18.2016 | Home
Joy Pecknold

Just because Star Wars takes place in a galaxy far, far away and we haven't yet mastered that kind of commercial space travel doesn't mean the mood of those places can't be captured here on earth.

Accelerating the Elimination of Malaria in Southern Africa

Dr. Mark Dybul | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home
Dr. Mark Dybul

Mosquitoes and the malaria parasite do not respect borders. Despite tremendous progress in halving malaria deaths in the last decade, this preventable and treatable disease kills approximately 450,000 people a year.

7 Spots for Storm Watching

Joy Pecknold | Posted 10.07.2016 | Home
Joy Pecknold

Travelers typically beseech the weather gods for blue skies and sunshine, but some people live for a little drama every now and again -- it often makes for a better story -- and for those types there's storm watching.

Beneath the Surface of the African Trophy Hunting Debate

Christopher Clark | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home
Christopher Clark

Namibia made world headlines some months before the whole Cecil debacle due to another American's (legal) hunt of an old and infertile male black rhino in Namibia's Etosha National Park, which was filmed by CNN.

How Fishermen Can Replenish the Seas

Fred Krupp | Posted 09.21.2016 | Home
Fred Krupp

It may sound like a tall order: By 2020, the U.N. Sustainable Development Goal for oceans calls on the world to "manage and protect marine and coastal...

The Eerie Shipwrecks of Namibia's Skeleton Coast

AFKTravel | Posted 09.11.2016 | Home
AFKTravel

It's the graveyard of out-of-luck sailors and sea captains whose ships lie in shallow waters off some of the world's harshest terrain. It's desolate, but beautiful. Many of the wrecks are completely destroyed by the sun and salty sea air, but a few are visible and can be seen up close.