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    This Lonely Chimpanzee Is Getting a New Home After Court Ruling

    After a court ruling this weekend, Cecilia, a chimpanzee who had been living in Argentina’s Mendoza Zoo in isolated conditions, will be getting a new home among fellow primates at the Great Ape Project Sanctuary in Sorocaba, Brazil. Judge Maria Alejandra Mauricio announced the decision, ruling that zoo chimpanzees are entitled to certain rights, the […]

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    How One Flight Attendant Saved a Teenage Trafficking Victim

    It is commonly reported that human trafficking increases around high-profile events, especially the Super Bowl. Although some have refuted this claim based on a lack of statistics, visibility around human trafficking skyrockets around the football game every year. Last week, hundreds of flight attendants gathered in Houston for a seminar on how to spot signs […]

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    Today in lust-worthy travel finds: Maiyet x Mola Sasa clutch

    In fashion, luxury and ethics don’t always collide. Enter Maiyet, a brand that partners with global artisans in developing countries to integrate their traditional handcrafted techniques into every collection, the latest being Colombian brand Mola Sasa. Based in New York, Maiyet’s commitment to sustaining artisan communities includes a partnership with not-for-profit organization NEST, which trains and […]

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    Norway May Limit the Number of Tourists Visiting Outdoor Attractions

    Norway’s leading hiking and outdoor group, Norsk Friluftsliv, is looking to limit the large number of tourists hiking to Norway’s most visited natural wonders, according to The Local. The limitations could impact people visiting some of Norway’s best hiking spots and viewing points, including Pulpit Rock and Trolltunga. nolimitpictures/Getty images “In Norway, we have a […]

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    Leo DiCaprio’s New Private Island Resort Revealed

    Travelers curious to see Leo DiCaprio’s anticipated eco-resort, Blackadore Caye Resort, now have the chance. New renderings show what the property in Belize will look like when it opens, which is expected to be late 2018. Courtesy of Denniston International DiCaprio announced plans to turn his private island into a resort, with a focus on […]

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    More Than 70 Percent of Japan’s Largest Coral Reef Is Dead

    It’s no surprise that the world’s coral reefs are in bad shape, but the Japanese environment ministry just shared another shocking statistic regarding one of the country’s most popular diving destinations. According to the ministry’s statement, 70.1 percent of the Sekiseishoko coral reef is dead. Unfortunately, this section of reef is far from alone: last […]