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See Nature as If for the First Time

See Nature as If for the First Time

WWF March 25, 2015 0

We had just finished a wonderfully grueling hike in the Tiskita Jungle, located along pristine coastline in the southwest corner of Costa Rica within a 300-acre private biological reserve.  We sat under an almond

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A Conservationist’s Dream Honeymoon in the Galapagos

A Conservationist’s Dream Honeymoon in the Galapagos

WWF November 12, 2014 0

By Rachel Kramer, Program Officer, Wildlife Conservation and TRAFFIC My husband and I are scientists. We are fascinated by species and their habitats. When it came to selecting a place for our honeymoon, the Galapagos Islands—visited

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10 Watery Wetland Facts about the Pantanal

10 Watery Wetland Facts about the Pantanal

Maddi Higgins October 22, 2014 4

The Pantanal is the largest wetland in South America, and the largest wetland in the world that has not been substantially modified by humans. The sheer abundance of large birds, reptiles and mammals mark

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5 National Parks in Costa Rica You Shouldn’t Miss

5 National Parks in Costa Rica You Shouldn’t Miss

WWF October 8, 2014 0

Thankfully, the country of Costa Rica recognized the gift of its incredible biodiversity early on, and began protecting it with an extensive network of national parks, wildlife refuges and biological reserves. Our four Costa

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WWF Report: 52 Percent of the World’s Biodiversity Is Gone

WWF Report: 52 Percent of the World’s Biodiversity Is Gone

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 7, 2014 18

When the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released its Living Planet Report 2014 on September 30, it wasn’t the usual doom-and-gloom environmental news story that is forgotten the next day. The report—the result of a science-based

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10 Facts about a Prison Island Turned Paradise in Panama

10 Facts about a Prison Island Turned Paradise in Panama

Maddi Higgins August 24, 2014 1

Islands evoke feelings of relaxation, not death, torture and imprisonment. However, Coiba Island off the coast of Panama was actually used by the country’s former military dictatorship as a prison. Now, Coiba Island Prison

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