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Fishing for Trash: How Travel Keeps Galapagos National Park Pristine

Fishing for Trash: How Travel Keeps Galapagos National Park Pristine

WWF April 22, 2017 0

In a place as remote as the Galapagos Islands, I expected to encounter a pristine wild habitat, nearly unspoiled by human activity. I was rewarded with such an experience, snorkeling with dozens of sea

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Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 18, 2017 1

The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System. The Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. These are just three of the 238 natural and mixed (cultural and natural) sites designated as World

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Being Present and Finding Peace in the Galapagos Islands

Being Present and Finding Peace in the Galapagos Islands

Natural Habitat Adventures April 10, 2017 0

The Galapagos is one of my favorite places on the planet! I am very fortunate, I know, to have been able to visit these islands more than once. When you travel somewhere new, of

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Far Flung Family Adventure: Galápagos Edition

Far Flung Family Adventure: Galápagos Edition

WWF November 9, 2016 0

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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Photo Essay: Conservation Inspiration in the Galapagos

Photo Essay: Conservation Inspiration in the Galapagos

WWF September 28, 2016 2

At the end of June I had the amazing opportunity to travel with Natural Habitat Adventures to the Galápagos Islands. As you might imagine, it was the trip of a lifetime – and not

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That Magic Otavalo Overload | Olaf’s Corner

That Magic Otavalo Overload | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver September 2, 2016 0

The rickety bus from Quito to Otavalo in Ecuador was bursting with a rich cacophony of Otavaleños women chattering in Quechua, yellow chickens clucking nervously from small bamboo cages, and the bus radio filling

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