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WWF Nepal Launches Conservation Drones

WWF Nepal Launches Conservation Drones

Lisa Poppleton June 28, 2012 0

On June 12, 2012, World Wildlife Fund Nepal successfully tested two drones designed to monitor animals and keep a lookout for poachers in Chitwan National Park.  With a two-meter wingspan and a 25-km range, the

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Lonesome George, I Will Miss You

Lonesome George, I Will Miss You

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 26, 2012 35

Lonesome George died this past Sunday morning. His caretaker, Fausto Llerena, found the giant tortoise’s remains stretched out in his corral, facing his watering hole, at the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) in Puerto

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Rare Gorilla Footage

Rare Gorilla Footage

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 21, 2012 9

The recent popularity of trail cams and camera traps has resulted in some pretty amazing footage of the natural world, such as that of Bhutan’s mountain tigers and a cougar’s epic journey. On May

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World Wildlife Fund Plays Tag and Ana is IT

World Wildlife Fund Plays Tag and Ana is IT

Lisa Poppleton June 19, 2012 0

Turtle tagging is not a slow version of the classic children’s game, but a satellite tracking program supported by the World Wildlife Fund to better understand the movements of green and black sea turtles

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World Tour of the Arctic Tern

World Tour of the Arctic Tern

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 19, 2012 10

When you hear about the great journeys undertaken by some of nature’s smallest creatures, you can’t help but feel inspired to step into adventures of your own that may be outside your comfort zone.

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Ten Things the Galapagos Islands Taught Me

Ten Things the Galapagos Islands Taught Me

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 12, 2012 17

If you’re a parent, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, grandparent or friend, you probably know someone who was part of Graduation 2012. And at this time of year, young, degree-holding students are being bombarded with

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