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Top 8 Species to See for the Panama Canal’s 100th Anniversary

Top 8 Species to See for the Panama Canal’s 100th Anniversary

Maddi Higgins August 13, 2014 0

The Panama Canal is an engineering innovation integral to modern shipping, international travel and trade. Surrounding the canal is the Panama Canal Watershed, a 1,300-acre area with significant biodiversity. The Panama Canal Authority works

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Choose Your Own Adventure: The Galapagos

Choose Your Own Adventure: The Galapagos

Maddi Higgins March 31, 2014 13

What is your ideal way to explore the Galapagos Islands? Is it to kayak against the tide, warming your muscles as you cruise past lava rocks covered in marine iguanas? Or carefully photograph every

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Know Before You Go: Responsible Whale Shark Tourism in Mexico

Know Before You Go: Responsible Whale Shark Tourism in Mexico

WWF January 22, 2014 2

Article author Karen Douthwaite is WWF’s Senior Program Officer for the Mesoamerican Reef. They measure 40 feet, weigh more than 20 tons and can have a lifespan of more than 100 years. But to

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Could Grizzly Bears Hold the Secret to a Cure for Human Obesity?

Could Grizzly Bears Hold the Secret to a Cure for Human Obesity?

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 17, 2013 9

When UCLA Medical Center cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was asked one day to perform echocardiography on the failing heart of a Los Angeles Zoo emperor tamarin, a small monkey that evolved in the treetops of

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