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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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Video: Galapagos Diving, Blue-Footed Booby Style

Video: Galapagos Diving, Blue-Footed Booby Style

WWF April 12, 2017 0

Many travelers venture to the Galapagos in search of the famous blue-footed booby. I was no exception. I couldn’t wait to see the bright blue feet I’d only seen in photos. We spent the

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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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The Galápagos: Conservation in Action

The Galápagos: Conservation in Action

Karl Egloff July 13, 2016 4

“The natural history of these islands is eminently curious, and well deserves attention,” wrote Charles Darwin.  As a WWF supporter, staff member, and recent NatHab traveler, one of the things I found most impressive

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Unplugged, Unreachable and Overjoyed

Unplugged, Unreachable and Overjoyed

WWF April 6, 2016 0

“Life takes on new meaning away from civilization.” When our naturalist guide Roberto Plaza spoke those words as we were walking down a quiet Galapagos island path on the first day of our Nat Hab/WWF trip, the full

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