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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 2

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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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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A Rare Moment with Galapagos Sea Turtles

A Rare Moment with Galapagos Sea Turtles

Natural Habitat Adventures March 6, 2017 0

The Galapagos Islands are filled with magic, and everywhere you turn there is something new and interesting to marvel upon. Whether it’s a watching a red-footed booby feeding its young, a frigate bird puffing

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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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