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3 Things I Learned While Swimming with Whale Sharks

3 Things I Learned While Swimming with Whale Sharks

WWF August 29, 2015 0

When you’re swimming in the ocean, the last thing you might want to see is a 40 foot long, dark shadow lurking through the water. In the warm summer waters in places such as Mexico’s

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Five Awesome Family-Friendly Activities in Costa Rica

Five Awesome Family-Friendly Activities in Costa Rica

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl August 28, 2015 0

Costa Rica has long been known as one of the most amazing, exotic and pristine eco-adventure destinations in the world. From beaches to volcanic mountains, from misty cloud forests to tropical rain forests, it

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Cheetah Mother & Son

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Cheetah Mother & Son

Kendal Bower August 28, 2015 0

Every Friday we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a cheetah mother and son hanging out together in Tanzania. Photographer Steve Grodin captured

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Photo Journal: the Tall Trees of Redwood National Park

Photo Journal: the Tall Trees of Redwood National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 27, 2015 27

Some have always been drawn to the mountains, while others are called to ocean shores. But I constantly feel the pull of forests (I’ve even written a book about them). My particular predilection causes

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Kenya’s Mara Siana Conservancy — From Goats to Lions

Kenya’s Mara Siana Conservancy — From Goats to Lions

Wendy Redal August 26, 2015 0

Every time Joe Charleson takes guests from Leleshwa Camp into the surrounding Mara Siana Conservancy, he notices something different. Dry stubble has given way to fresh green grass. Giraffe and zebra hoofprints outnumber those

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Wolves Return to California, but for How Long?

Wolves Return to California, but for How Long?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 25, 2015 11

After almost a century, wolves have come home to California. On August 20, 2015, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced that it had photographic evidence from a trail camera that two

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