How to pick out the right fishing backpack

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Fishing vacations are relaxing and restorative – but sometimes packing can be a bit of a challenge. With so much gear to prepare before you set out, organizing everything you need into a bag can take some planning. After all, you don’t want live bait getting in with your snacks! […]

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The best camera for wildlife photography: Our top 3 picks

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Choosing the best camera for wildlife photography can be an overwhelming experience. After all, the camera body is just one aspect of the process – after that, you need to think about frame sizes, lenses, autofocus capabilities, burst settings, bags, tripods, memory cards…the list goes on. However, the process needn’t […]

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10 fun facts about coral reefs

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Coral reefs are some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Contrary to what many people assume, coral aren’t plants – they’re animals. A coral reef is composed of thousands of soft-bodied animals called coral polyps that collect layers of calcium carbonate over time. These environments attract a multitude […]

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How climatic factors affect glacier recession

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Over the past decade, scientists have observed that many of the world’s glaciers have begun to recede dramatically. Now, experts agree that it is as a result of man-made global warming, as opposed to climatic factors. Whereas previously skeptics suggested that volcanic activity and solar variation could contribute to glacial […]

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Endangered species of South America: Plants and flowers

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In South America plants and flowers are abundant. Currently, scientists estimate that about 80% of the planet’s flowering plant species are in the Amazon rainforest – which covers about 5.5 square kilometers of the continent. These plants and flowers are some of the most weird and wonderful you’ll ever see, […]

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5 fun facts about Galapagos islands flamingos

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South America is home to numerous fascinating bird species, from tiny hummingbirds to mighty condors. However, there are some species you might not expect. For instance, did you know that there is such a thing as Galapagos Islands flamingos? Situated off the coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are famously […]

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Birding in Patagonia: Exotic bird watching tips for beginners

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Patagonia is world-famous for its rich wildlife and numerous endemic species. Furthermore, the region is also an incredible location for bird watching. Home to over 460 types of bird, a trip to Patagonia is sure to be unforgettable for any wildlife enthusiast. From majestic Andean condors to adorable Magellanic penguins, […]

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