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Review: the winner of the “Digiscoper of the Year” contest 2013

July 29 2014 by Editorial Team | Category: Digiscoping

Review: the winner of the “Digiscoper of the Year” contest 2013

In 2013 it was already the 8th year of the “Digiscoper of the Year” contest and for the first time the contest was launched with four different theme-specific categories. Depending on the motive, digiscopers could submit their photos and videos in one of these four categories: Portrait, Behaviour and Action, Mammals and Video.

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Namibia on horseback

July 15 2014 by Daniela Gruber | Category: Wildlife watching

Namibia on horseback

Horseback riding in Namibia? People often asked me why I wouldn’t go horseback riding in Germany or one of the “traditional” horse countries like Hungary or Spain. But life is sometimes about adventures and so a friend and I ventured off to explore Namibia on the back of a horse. In our minds we already saw ourselves surrounded by wild African creatures, face to face with the giraffes, zebras and antelopes. And what can I say: Dreams sometimes do come true.

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A Focus on Nature - Findlay's last Walk With the Swarovski Bins

July 06 2014 by A Focus On Nature | Category: Bird watching

A Focus on Nature - Findlay's last Walk With the Swarovski Bins

A Focus On Nature is a relatively new initiative, forming a network of young nature conservationists in the UK. They provide mentoring, projects, opportunities, discussion forums, events and prizes for young naturalists across the country, in the hope of inspiring a new generation of nature conservationists. Swarovski are supporting the project for the second year running, and to celebrate, we’re sending a pair of Swarovski Companion CL 8x30 binoculars around the UK, seeing what landscapes, people and wildlife they see along the way. Youngsters aged 11 to 30 will be taking part, keeping the bins for a month each, and writing about their experiences for us.

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