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Great Bear Rainforest Rambles and Spirit Bear Sightings

Great Bear Rainforest Rambles and Spirit Bear Sightings

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 6, 2014 20

Running 250 miles down the British Columbia, Canada, coast, the Great Bear Rainforest is a wild expanse of western cedars, hemlocks, and spruce trees. This twenty-one million-acre area — whose boundaries have never been precisely

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Five Wildlife Reserves & Parks You Shouldn’t Miss

Five Wildlife Reserves & Parks You Shouldn’t Miss

WWF October 29, 2014 0

Wildlife reserves offer safe haven to some of the planet’s most vulnerable species and give visitors the opportunity to view them responsibly. Here are five of our favorites: Pacaya Samiria Reserve, Peruvian Amazon Where:

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WWF Report: 52 Percent of the World’s Biodiversity Is Gone

WWF Report: 52 Percent of the World’s Biodiversity Is Gone

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 7, 2014 17

When the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released its Living Planet Report 2014 on September 30, it wasn’t the usual doom-and-gloom environmental news story that is forgotten the next day. The report — the result of

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Unlikely Act of Love in Katmai National Park

Unlikely Act of Love in Katmai National Park

Derek Ward October 3, 2014 0

Holly, a brown bear in Katmai National Park and Preserve has opened her paws and taken in a new cub, which was abandoned earlier this summer by his own mother. Adopting another cub is

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Grizzly Bear Travels: A Photo Essay

Grizzly Bear Travels: A Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 11, 2014 18

Being close enough to view a grizzly bear in the wild inspires feelings of awe and nostalgia: wonder at their size and power and a longing for an America that once was — when

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50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act: the Meaning of Wilderness by 10 American Authors

50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act: the Meaning of Wilderness by 10 American Authors

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 2, 2014 5

Tomorrow, September 3, 2014, will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Wilderness Act. In 1964, the bill that created the act passed the Senate by a vote of 73–12 and the House by 373–1.

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