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Go to South Africa with the Humane Society for the Sake of Cute Animals

November 11, 2010 at 2:14 PM | by | ()

Animal lovers who've admired Humane Society International's work can now go behind the scenes—and see some cutie creatures while you're there. The organization launched Humane Travels, a new program that allows you to tour sites where Humane Society International has worked to protect animals and help the cause with your travel dollars.

Humane Travels plans to offer trips to Bhutan, Canada and Guatemala, but the inaugural trek will be to South Africa.

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Reach The Pacific Ocean's Midway Atoll Through Voluntourism

November 25, 2009 at 12:04 PM | by | ()

Most volunteer vacations could be taken with or without the volunteer part. But Oceanic Society's Midway Atoll Excursion is a once in a lifetime opportunity to visit a part of the world so remote, you couldn't go there on your own if you tried.

Oceanic Society's tour allows you to visit the only accessible wildlife refuge within the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Midway, and get up and close and personal with the two million birds that call Midway home, including the world's largest population of Laysan Albatrosses, or "gooney birds". Hawaiian monk seals, green sea turtles and spinner dolphins also call the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument home. The Monument was once part of a Naval Air Facility but when the base closed in 1993, the focus changed from national defense to wildlife conservation.

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