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Could Reintroducing Lynx to Great Britain Revive Ecotourism?

Could Reintroducing Lynx to Great Britain Revive Ecotourism?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 3, 2017 5

It’s a story too often told. Once, a predator roamed wildlands and then was relentlessly hunted to extinction or to the brink of it. In the Lower 48, the histories of bison, gray wolves,

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Tour Guides: Destination Stewards of the Galapagos

Tour Guides: Destination Stewards of the Galapagos

WWF September 27, 2017 0

Sustainable Tourism is not only a way for travelers to experience unique destinations and cultures from all around the world, but also a powerful economic tool that can have a positive social and environmental

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An Amazing Day in Katmai

An Amazing Day in Katmai

WWF September 20, 2017 0

As a life-long Alaskan, Katmai National Park has always held a magical place in my heart. It was a land of volcanoes, bears, salmon, and green mountains plunging towards the sea. This summer, I

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Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 19, 2017 5

The largest wild cat in North America, the mountain lion—also known as a catamount, cougar, panther and puma—has powerful limbs and can leap as high as 15 feet and as far as 40 feet.

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Humpback Whales Are Gathering in Huge Numbers. Why?

Humpback Whales Are Gathering in Huge Numbers. Why?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 5, 2017 14

Whales are complex creatures with very large brains. We are only just beginning to understand small portions of their highly developed cultures. Among the many things we don’t know about them is why they

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Photo Essay: Winter Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park

Photo Essay: Winter Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park

WWF August 23, 2017 0

By Mac Mirabile, WWF I recently returned from an unforgettable wolf photo safari trip in Yellowstone National Park. While wolves were certainly our main target each day, there were ample opportunities to photograph bison,

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