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A Tale of Two Turkeys: the North American Bird and a Eurasian Country

A Tale of Two Turkeys: the North American Bird and a Eurasian Country

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 27, 2014 10

Native to the United States and Mexico, the turkey has become our traditional main course on Thanksgiving all across our nation. So, how did a strictly North American bird come to share a moniker

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Q-and-A: Going to Polar Extremes

Q-and-A: Going to Polar Extremes

WWF November 26, 2014 0

When WWF Partner in Conservation Elizabeth Bullitt retired, she decided she was going to see the world’s wild places. Her first trip was a journey to Botswana in Africa. She’s since taken two more

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Seeding the Earth: When We Lose an Animal, We Lose a Forest

Seeding the Earth: When We Lose an Animal, We Lose a Forest

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 25, 2014 9

When we hear news about the declining numbers—and even near-extinction—of some of the world’s largest animals, such as tigers and rhinos, we usually think about that loss in terms of the planet’s diminishing animal biodiversity

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My Week with Polar Bears

My Week with Polar Bears

Natural Habitat Adventures November 24, 2014 Comments Off on My Week with Polar Bears

This is a guest post by Alicia Smith, Programs Marketing Manager at World Nomads.  Alicia recently returned from a polar bear tour with Nat Hab and WWF. Walking home from dinner I have never

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Scouting the Skies and Combing the Beaches in the Galapagos Islands

Scouting the Skies and Combing the Beaches in the Galapagos Islands

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 20, 2014 13

Ever since the Galapagos Islands first appeared in an atlas in 1570, people have been curious about the archipelago and the unique animals and flora that abound there. Pirates, scientists, “royalty,” whalers and even

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Get to Know a Guide: Ragtag Road Trips, the BBC and Bengal Tigers

Get to Know a Guide: Ragtag Road Trips, the BBC and Bengal Tigers

Tania Curry November 19, 2014 0

In 1974, a 20-year-old Toby Sinclair climbed into an old minibus with some friends for a road trip that would change the course of his life. After travels through Europe and the Middle East,

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