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Three videos to help you understand Peru’s conservation plight

Three videos to help you understand Peru’s conservation plight

Tania Curry December 30, 2015 2

Most people immediately think of Machu Picchu when they think of Peru, but Peru covers almost 500,000 square miles of land. The Peruvian Amazon itself makes up 260,000 square miles of it.  A new trip developed

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12 Conservation Success Stories of 2015

12 Conservation Success Stories of 2015

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 29, 2015 1

Last night, I watched a movie titled Merchants of Doubt. In this 2014 film, director and producer Robert Kenner lets us in on a secret that’s hiding in plain sight: there is a small—but

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Baby Woodchucks

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Baby Woodchucks

Kendal Bower December 25, 2015 0

Every Friday we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose three hungry baby woodchucks. Photographer Suzanne Emerson enjoyed watching these woodchucks on her property,

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Happy Holidays 2015: Whales under the Northern Lights

Happy Holidays 2015: Whales under the Northern Lights

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 24, 2015 4

As we reflect back on 2015, we have to admit it’s been a tough year for the world. Biodiversity is being lost, droughts continue and wars go on. But there is also much to

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A Galapagos Holiday Poem

A Galapagos Holiday Poem

Natural Habitat Adventures December 23, 2015 0

Nat Hab Operations Coordinator Tricia Brennan recently returned from one of Nat Hab’s Galapagos Islands adventures. Tricia loves Christmas, so she decided to share her Galapagos memories with us in the form of a lovely

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New WILDLABS.NET: Where Technology and Conservation Meet

New WILDLABS.NET: Where Technology and Conservation Meet

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 22, 2015 0

It’s easy to find recent examples of how technology has helped wildlife conservation. New electronic tools for detecting and preventing animal and plant poaching, artificial appendages and limbs, and GPS tracking have all aided

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