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The gorgeous waters and mountains in Madagascar might make it seem like a desirable destination. But it actually carries serious risks. In 2015, International SOS named Madagascar an “extreme risk” country for travelers. The country has very sparse access to medical care, especially in remote areas.
Rosewood has become the world's most trafficked wildlife commodity, with sales from Madagascar alone worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Almost all of it is illegal and destined for China, where the hard wood is prized for furniture. In 2014, a single shipment of 30,000 logs was intercepted in Singapore ...

Like Princess, HAL offers cruise-tour combos in Denali National Park and the Yukon that include thrilling train trips. ... Inside Earth films go behind the scenes and explore how BBC Earth's incredible footage is captured, in destinations that range from Namibian deserts to the jungles of Madagascar.
Jessica Gomes was a part of six SI Swimsuit Issues, and shot everywhere from Madagascar to Yellowstone National Park. But she'll always have a special place in her heart for Israel, where she shot at the Dead Sea during her rookie year in 2008. Raphael Mazzucco. "This is one of my favorite shots of all ...
It was also announced at the press conference that authorities would increase forest patrols, especially inside protected areas, mobilizing what's called a “mixed brigade” composed of forest agents, police, Madagascar National Parks agents and VOI members. The government, NGOs and VOIs warned the ...
Three-quarters of Madagascar's remaining rainforests are located in this region, in three national parks: Marojejy, Macolline and Masoala. ... When we ask Solfi, the young president of Ambohimanarina, a small village next to Marojejy National Park, about the rosewood trade, he abruptly gets up from his ...

The number of glaciers at Glacier National Park is down to 26, from about 150 glaciers in 1910, when the national park was created. That's the kind of statistic ... During her tenure, National Parks superintendents were asked to create plans to address the impact of climate change on their parks. The plans ...
While you're in Cincinnati, your middle school-aged kids could discover the butterflies of Madagascar at Krohn Conservatory. The American Sign Museum is great for the older ... The Cuyahoga Valley National Park is open 24 hours so you can explore after dark. From April to October, you can bicycle one ...
Travel + Leisure editors, a US based Destinations' Company in New York City yesterday named Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge in Musanze district, Northern Rwanda among the Best New Hotels in the world. This property Owned by Wilderness Safaris Conservation and tourism has been named among ...
Most communities living in and around the Zahamena National Park and Ambohilero community managed forests in Madagascar are very poor. Photo by Julia P.G. Jones. The use of the GPGI yielded some other surprises too. For instance, despite the common expectation that community forest ...

In October, an outbreak of 'the plague' swept across Madagascar, infecting 2,000 people and killing one in 10. ... chance of being bitten by a rabid lemur, it's certainly worth getting local updates before setting off to the national parks, the former pirate island of Sainte Marie or the Avenue of the Baobabs.
"It's very private and the rooms are set up like villas, while the outdoor space, snuggled by the rainforest of the Arenal Volcano National Park, is truly special. Each villa has a ... "Anakao Ocean & Beach Resort in Madagascar is the most relaxing and welcoming place in the world," says Bendel. "The arrival is ...
Madagascar is a huge island and, while you probably have more chance of being bitten by a rabid lemur, it's certainly worth getting local updates before setting off to the national parks, the former pirate island of Sainte Marie or the Avenue of the Baobabs. Wuhua Lake, in Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan Province, after ...
So in the afternoon, we adjourn to the local thermal springs – Ranomafana means "hot waters" in Malagasy – where I laze in a detoxifying bath and follow up with a swim in the warm communal pool. Back at Chez Gaspard, I take the indulgence further with a massage in my bungalow, surrounded by tropical ...
This innately glistening violet–pink beryl was first found in Madagascar, also by Kunz, and was subsequently introduced by Tiffany & Co. in 1910. ... Tsavorite is, in fact, a very rare type of garnet that is distinguishable by its rich verdant glow, and derives its name from the Tsavo National Park that borders ...
No matter how fearless a traveler you think you are, and no matter how many Internet rabbit holes you go down, there are some dream adventures, like trekking Papua New Guinea or venturing across Kashmir, that always seem just out of reach for mere mortals—or at least for non–social scientists. Why?
Dan Austin, owner of the travel company Austin Adventures, said he fielded questions almost daily on the state of glaciers in Alaska, the Canadian Rockies or Glacier National Park. The number of glaciers at Glacier National Park is down to 26, from about 150 in 1910, when the national park was created.


 

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