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Videos: I Suck; You Probably Do, Too

Videos: I Suck; You Probably Do, Too

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 29, 2018 1

Plastics were originally invented to save animals. Let that fact sink in for a moment because it’s sadly ironic. Today, plastic plays a large part in killing them. It seems to have all started

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Botswana’s Okavango Delta: The Beating Heart of KAZA

Botswana’s Okavango Delta: The Beating Heart of KAZA

WWF February 28, 2018 0

Our Cessna was 5 minutes north of Maun, Botswana, when the landscape changed dramatically. Gone was the dry savanna scrub that had defined the Kalahari and so much of Botswana. In its place were

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The Skeleton Coast, Namibia

The Skeleton Coast, Namibia

WWF February 7, 2018 0

Few tourists have ever ventured here. It is a place famous for whale bones, lions, fur seals, and ship wrecks. The Skeleton Coast is unusually beautiful and getting there is the adventure of a

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Twisted Terms: “SAVES Act” Actually Harms Endangered Species

Twisted Terms: “SAVES Act” Actually Harms Endangered Species

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 10, 2017 1

There’s a sinister bill making its way through Congress, but you probably don’t know about it. The reason you don’t know about it is because of its name. It’s called the “SAVES Act” (Saving

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Videos: Reforestation, One Nation and One Person at a Time

Videos: Reforestation, One Nation and One Person at a Time

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 28, 2017 0

Around the world, deforestation is causing millions of species to lose their natural habitats. Estimates are that tracts half the size of England are lost annually, and scientists say that the world’s rain forests could completely vanish

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Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 1, 2017 1

Wildlife tourism—tourism specifically based on encounters with undomesticated animals—accounts for 20 to 40 percent of the total $1 trillion annual, global tourism industry. This comes from a paper published in late 2015 in the

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