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On an Open-Ended World Tour, Couple Uses Specialized Skills to Giveback

When Kathleen Egan told John Fiddler on their first date that she was planning on taking an indefinite leave of absence from work to take a trip around the world, he immediately said, “I’d quit my job to go do that.” And just a couple years later, they did just that. John, a veterinarian, and…

Paul Kvinta on Man Vs. Nature

Yesterday, it became legal to kill a wolf in Idaho. A state-sanctioned wolf hunt began amid controversy, seeing as wolves were removed from the endangered species list only four months ago. There’s a good back and forth between Idaho hunters and conservationists here. Contributing Editor Paul Kvinta has covered interspecies conflicts like this one for…

Is Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater About to Hit Bottom?

Beyond Green Travel is a blog written by Global Travel Editor Costas Christ. Read more NGA travel news in First In. If Noah’s ark had off-loaded into a massive version of Yankee Stadium, the result would have looked a lot like the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. The 102-square-mile caldera corrals great herds of zebras and…

Wildlife: Is Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater About to Hit Bottom?

Beyond Green Travel is a blog written by Global Travel Editor Costas Christ. Read more NGA travel news in First In.  If Noah’s ark had off-loaded into a massive version of Yankee Stadium, the result would have looked a lot like the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. The 102-square-mile caldera corrals great herds of zebras and gazelles…