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Thank You, Butterflies! | Olaf’s Corner

Thank You, Butterflies! | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver April 2, 2018 0

Our home library in Georgia is brimming with all kinds of dog-eared books about adventure, conservation, economics and science. The exception is a dozen of wooden boxes piled up high on top of the

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Traveler Story: Monarch Butterfly Migration

Traveler Story: Monarch Butterfly Migration

Natural Habitat Adventures June 26, 2017 0

“The whole monarch butterfly tour was magical and most memorable, from start to finish. We had a small group of just 13 people, plus the two tour guides, so we had lots of opportunities

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Last Monarch Butterfly Migration?

Last Monarch Butterfly Migration?

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl June 5, 2017 0

As I described in a previous post, On a Wing and a Prayer, the monarch butterfly is one of the most amazing and delicate insects on our planet. But will they endure? During what

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Monarch Butterflies are Making a Rebound

Monarch Butterflies are Making a Rebound

Court Whelan, Ph.D. May 20, 2016 4

Newsworthy, noteworthy, and utterly fascinating. Monarch butterflies routinely make the news—for good reason. The migration of the monarch butterfly is considered by scientists a unique phenomenon, and one of the largest animal migrations on

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New Hope for Monarch Butterfly Populations

New Hope for Monarch Butterfly Populations

Derek Ward March 2, 2015 0

Habitat for the monarch butterfly has rebounded 69 percent from last year’s dismally low levels, according to the Associated Press and the World Wildlife Fund. Last year was the lowest year on record for

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The Achuars’ Amazon – Time to Pray? | Olaf’s Corner

The Achuars’ Amazon – Time to Pray? | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver January 7, 2014 0

Our lanky teenage-looking pilot closed his eyes and prayed quietly before takeoff into the immense, emerald-green void of the Ecuadorian Amazon. His murmurs were indecipherable through the roar of the old rattling Cessna operated

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