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A Queen Anne Mansion in the Heart of Downtown Seattle

A historic jewel stands on one of the city’s most exclusive streets<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location</b>: Seattle, Washington<p><b>Price:</b> $7.8 million<p>Situated on a …

26 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime

There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth …

National Parks

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

10 amazing ancient forests around the world

Getting back to nature can be like going back in time, especially if you wander through one of these woodlands—all amongst the oldest on Earth.<p>Some are old growth, meaning they haven't been molested much by people, while others are forests that have been regenerating on the same land for time …

Five monsoon destinations in India

Monsoons have arrived<p>As I am writing this post, the monsoon breeze is blowing right outside the window and the dark clouds have just gathered. I can …

Morocco: Climbing and Cultural Preservation in the High Atlas

<i>Sam Elias is a professional climber for The North Face. He has traveled all over the world for climbing. Currently, he is living in Morocco in a remote mountain village, developing new climbing and working with a humanitarian aid organization called the Atlas Cultural Foundation.</i><p>The Atlas Mountains …

What’s Wrong With ‘1,000 Places to See Before You Die’?

Remember, in the 1983 film <i>National Lampoon’s</i> <i>Vacation</i>, when Chevy Chase pauses at the Grand Canyon for two seconds before rushing off? It’s probably travel’s most laughable cinematic moment (and one that’s spawned many terrifically awful reenactments on YouTube).<p>I’d make fun of it, except for the …

West Africa's best wildlife parks

Everyone knows about the great national parks of eastern and southern Africa – Masai Mara, Kruger and Serengeti all conjure up images of majestic landscapes, packs of lions lazing in the shade and herds of elephants roaming the savannah. But have you heard of Mole, Pendjari and Waza? These wildlife …

In the Himalayas, People and Nature Take Care of Each Other

I was born in Nepal, in a village adjacent to Chitwan National Park, one of the few places on earth where you can find rhinos, elephants, and tigers …

Philippines to Destroy Seized Ivory Stockpiles

Manila, Philippines, 20 June 2013—Authorities in the Philippines tomorrow are expected to destroy more than five tonnes of seized elephant ivory …

Orphaned Rhino Calf Flourishing in a New Enclosure in India

A 2-month-old orphaned rhino calf rescued by conservationists in April is thriving in a new enclosure in Manas National Park in India.<p>Poachers gunned …

Illegal Palm Oil Plantations Threaten Protected Forests

Indonesia’s Tesso Nilo National Park is one of the last safe havens for critically endangered Sumatran elephants and Sumatran tigers. With more than …

Obama's Lifeline to Africa's Park Rangers

There are few jobs more dangerous than those of park rangers protecting wildlife in Africa. For those individuals, whose job it is to monitor and …

Wildlife

Where do red pandas live? And other red panda facts

Red pandas, the russet-furred forest dwellers, spend much of their time in the trees. Unfortunately, they're experiencing a loss of crucial nesting …

Giant Pandas

WWF and Faith Leaders Urge Protection for Endangered Amazon

WWF has called on young people of faith and social leaders from Brazil and around the world to propel forward a vision of sustainability for the …

World Wildlife Fund