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Kilimanjaro’s Five Botanic Worlds

Kilimanjaro’s Five Botanic Worlds

As you climb to the summit of Kilimanjaro you enter through the rainforest and ascend to an arctic icecap. To pass through these divergent worlds you need to be as adaptable as the plants and trees…

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3 CHANGES YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CLIMBING KILIMANJARO

3 CHANGES YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CLIMBING KILIMANJARO

Kilimanjaro may be a dormant volcano, but it is far from a static place. Recent changes on the mountain revolve around fluctuating weather, the global economy and the adventure travel industry.

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11 LESSONS IN TRAIL ETIQUETTE

By on September 15, 2016 in Environmental, Travel, Trekking with 0 Comments
11 LESSONS IN TRAIL ETIQUETTE

Trail etiquette is about curbing your ego and being sensitive to your fellow human and the environment. Learn how to keep the peace and stay safe.

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HUNTERS BECOME THE HUNTED

By on May 6, 2014 in Africa, Environmental, Wildlife
HUNTERS BECOME THE HUNTED

The world has become a frighteningly dangerous place for poachers of rhino, elephant and other wildlife on the brink of extinction.

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BEYOND JAWS

By on December 27, 2013 in Environmental, Wildlife

With several shark species edging towards extinction, the ocean’s most loathed predator is finally getting some love.

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ALIEN LAND

For centuries, Socotra has left visitors bewildered and convinced that there is more to this ecological gem than meets the eye.

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WAR ZONE WILDLIFE

By on March 5, 2013 in Environmental, Global, Wildlife

Conservation efforts are increasingly seen as a way to heal war torn nations. If wildlife can survive and rebound in war weary countries there is hope.

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SALT TSUNAMI

By on February 1, 2013 in Environmental, Wildlife

Situated in the northwest corner of Iran, Lake Oroumieh is anything but ordinary.

Faced with major environmental problems, Iran is poised to lose this natural wonder that has sustained civilizations and provided habitat to wildlife for centuries.

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POWER TO THE PEOPLE

By on November 30, 2012 in Environmental, Global, Science

In Kenya, 85 percent of the population has no electricity. Riots recently erupted in Pakistan over ten hour power cuts. India and China turn to often environmentally disastrous dams to feed their underpowered grids.

The grid will likely not reach the remote corners of Mongolia or the vast rural plains of Kenya, but the wind and sun do.

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TED BOOSTS GLOBAL CONSERVATION

By on November 2, 2012 in Environmental, Wildlife
TED BOOSTS GLOBAL CONSERVATION

Three environmental heroes toil quietly in Namibia, Brazil and India to save wildlife, but their innovative and daring ideas as well as their life experiences have been spread globally through TED.

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