Archive for May 2018

Leave No Trace When Camping or Hiking

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How we treat the environment now directly affects how it will look in the years to come. It may be difficult to realize in the moment, but taking care of our surroundings in everyday life is incredibly important. All wildlife – plants, animals, insects, and more – are affected when we leave things in the…

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How to Prepare for High Altitude Hiking

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There are many types of hikes you can take, from walking the trail around your local park to hiking over a steep mountain. If you’re ready to take your adventures to the next level and start getting into the higher altitudes, there are some steps you need to take to ensure that you’re ready and…

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The Importance of Ocean Conservation

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When you think of the ocean, you probably envision beautiful blue waters and sandy beaches where you can relax by listening to the ocean waves crashing against the shore. While this is a great aspect of the ocean, there’s much more to it than meets the eye. There’s an entire ecosystem under the ocean’s surface…

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Is There Any Hope Left for the Northern White Rhino?

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The death of the last male northern white rhino, Sudan, in March 2018 brings up many questions about the future of this species, as well as what led up to this tragedy. The white rhino is a subspecies of the rhino, and there are now only 2 females left in existence. Even though Sudan had…

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