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Botswana’s Green Season vs. Dry Season: When to Go?

Botswana’s Green Season vs. Dry Season: When to Go?

WWF March 31, 2014 3

By Marsea Nelson, Guest Blogger Botswana’s dry season—occurring June through September—is traditionally the most popular time to visit the southern Africa nation. Animals are plentiful and easily seen, and the weather is usually pleasant.

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Choose Your Own Adventure: The Galapagos

Choose Your Own Adventure: The Galapagos

Maddi Higgins March 31, 2014 13

What is your ideal way to explore the Galapagos Islands? Is it to kayak against the tide, warming your muscles as you cruise past lava rocks covered in marine iguanas? Or carefully photograph every

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Five Myths about Amazon River Dolphins

Five Myths about Amazon River Dolphins

Elissa Poma March 30, 2014 0

The elegant gray and pink river dolphins that glide majestically through the chocolate-colored waters of the Amazon River aren’t always thought of in such glowing terms. In fact, many residents of the Amazon basin

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Video: Water World – A Voyage on the Amazon

Video: Water World – A Voyage on the Amazon

Tania Curry March 28, 2014 0

WWF travelers voyaged over 600 miles on the Amazon during WWF’s Great Amazon River Cruise. Aboard the riverboat, travelers get closer to the natural splendor of the winding rivers and forests thick with wild

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Celebrate Earth Hour on March 29th: 60 Minutes For the Planet

Celebrate Earth Hour on March 29th: 60 Minutes For the Planet

Ami Jones March 28, 2014 0

Earth Hour, organized by World Wildlife Fund, was inaugurated in Sydney, Australia in 2007. The hour is a globalized movement uniting people to protect the planet and is symbolized by the one-hour lights off

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Save the Krill: Why These Tiny Creatures are Crucial to Antarctica’s Wildlife

Save the Krill: Why These Tiny Creatures are Crucial to Antarctica’s Wildlife

Nate Small March 27, 2014 2

Two days ago I said goodbye to my last Antarctica expedition group.  We had a blizzard-like morning inside the caldera of an active volcano followed by a wonderfully calm afternoon where the penguins were

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