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New Research: Elephant Conservation Brings Economic Value through Tourism Revenue

New Research: Elephant Conservation Brings Economic Value through Tourism Revenue

Tania Curry November 23, 2016 0

A new study by WWF, the University of Vermont, and the University of Cambridge shows that funds needed for antipoaching efforts in east, southern and west Africa is often less than the amount of

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Gray Whale – Greatest Endurance Athlete in the World?

Gray Whale – Greatest Endurance Athlete in the World?

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl November 21, 2016 Comments Off on Gray Whale – Greatest Endurance Athlete in the World?

Humans, eat your heart out—in the animal kingdom, there are many endurance athletes! The monarch butterfly flies 3,000 miles to its winter grounds in Mexico. Caribou (also known as reindeer), which are found in

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Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site located on the northeast coast of Australia, was surprisingly absent in a report on climate change published earlier this

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Far Flung Family Adventure: Galápagos Edition

Far Flung Family Adventure: Galápagos Edition

WWF November 9, 2016 Comments Off on Far Flung Family Adventure: Galápagos Edition

The Galápagos Islands are a dream destination for any nature lover. But what makes them so extraordinary for a younger traveler? Like everything in the Galápagos, the answer is as varied as the islands

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Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2016 Comments Off on Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

We are losing animal species at an alarming, unprecedented rate, and our wild places are increasingly coming under attack. If we’re not careful, our planet could soon have far fewer other kinds of beings

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The Great Gray Whale in Me

The Great Gray Whale in Me

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl November 4, 2016 Comments Off on The Great Gray Whale in Me

Whenever I write about a specific nature or travel topic, I try to think about the extent to which my experience with it has shaped my own life. In the case of the mystical, magical,

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