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Dear Forests: Wish You Were Here—and That You’d Remain

Dear Forests: Wish You Were Here—and That You’d Remain

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 24, 2017 1

This summer, the world lost a Nebraska-size chunk of forests. Logging, expanding palm oil plantations and wildfires are to blame. This continuing deforestation trend could have devastating implications for the climate. Simply put, forests

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10 things I learned in the Peruvian Amazon

10 things I learned in the Peruvian Amazon

WWF January 18, 2017 1

A photo essay based on Natural Habitat Adventure’s Great Amazon River Cruise in Peru. #1:  The next installment of Mad Max should be filmed in Iquitos Three-wheeled ‘tuc-tucs’ and other rolling contraptions dominate Iquitos

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Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

WWF December 28, 2016 1

I have a reputation when I travel of attracting venomous snakes and children. This can be both a curse and a blessing when you work at WWF on forest conservation. Luckily, on Natural Habitat’s

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Further Up the Amazon River

Further Up the Amazon River

Natural Habitat Adventures January 18, 2016 0

I’ve been to the Amazon before – several times, actually. I’ve led trips in the neo-tropics and been on more rain forest hikes than I could ever remember. So to say I thought I

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Video: A 680 Mile Journey Through the Amazon

Video: A 680 Mile Journey Through the Amazon

WWF August 22, 2014 2

What does it feel like to travel over 600 miles through the Amazon? The world’s largest rain forest and its rivers comprise a complex realm where even the teeniest insect, seemingly invasive vine and

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One Amazonian Protects the Future of Nature

One Amazonian Protects the Future of Nature

Elissa Poma November 6, 2013 0

Originally posted on the WWF Travel Blog By Elissa Leibowitz Poma / WWF Tulio Ahuanari Sima remembers the size of the paiche his fishermen grandfather used to bring home after a day on the

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