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Top Shot: Mountainous Dunes of Morocco

Top Shot: Mountainous Dunes of Morocco

WWF January 8, 2014 0

The Top Shot blog feature showcases WWF staff’s favorite photos from their travels around the world. This post features a stunning photograph taken in Morocco by Matt Erke who is a Program associate for WWF’s Eastern Himalayas

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A New New Year’s Resolution

A New New Year’s Resolution

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 31, 2013 6

It’s December 31, the eve of a brand-new year. Time for reflection on the past twelve months and dreams of how we’ll make 2014 even better. And that puts us into the territory of

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Could Grizzly Bears Hold the Secret to a Cure for Human Obesity?

Could Grizzly Bears Hold the Secret to a Cure for Human Obesity?

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 17, 2013 9

When UCLA Medical Center cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was asked one day to perform echocardiography on the failing heart of a Los Angeles Zoo emperor tamarin, a small monkey that evolved in the treetops of

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Wildlife Webinar: Tracking Gorillas in Congo’s Rainforests

Wildlife Webinar: Tracking Gorillas in Congo’s Rainforests

Emily Deemer November 27, 2013 0

There are few places left on the planet that offer an authentic encounter with unspoiled wilderness. The Congo Basin is one of them.  A WWF priority region, it’s home to some of central Africa’s largest

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Do Dogs Communicate by Directional Tail Wagging?

Do Dogs Communicate by Directional Tail Wagging?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 26, 2013 8

I’ve often thought that if people were more like dogs, relationships between humans would be a lot less complicated. You’d know immediately if someone was truly happy to see you, just by the wagging

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Will the U.S. Destruction of Six Tons of Ivory Truly Curtail Poachers?

Will the U.S. Destruction of Six Tons of Ivory Truly Curtail Poachers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 19, 2013 17

Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pulverized nearly six tons of illegal African and Asian elephant ivory. A conservative estimate of this ivory, which was seized at our nation’s ports of entry

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