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Whooping Crane Recovery a Victim of Federal Budget Cuts

Whooping Crane Recovery a Victim of Federal Budget Cuts

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 14, 2017 0

After more than 50 years, the largest captive-breeding-and-release program for whooping cranes is closing. Housed at the U.S. Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Maryland, the $1.5 million program was cut from

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It Ain’t Over Till You’re Off The Rover

It Ain’t Over Till You’re Off The Rover

Natural Habitat Adventures November 13, 2017 0

Our first night out on the Churchill tundra got us feeling some sort of lucky. Within 10 minutes of driving, we spotted a mother polar bear and cubs off in the distance. Polar bears

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Rooting

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Rooting

Kendal Bower November 10, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a warthog in Tanzania. Photographer Steve Grodin was fortunate to be able

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Video: One Tree’s Wildlife Visitors in One Year

Video: One Tree’s Wildlife Visitors in One Year

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 9, 2017 1

I love trees, and I’m not alone. There are those of us that write letters to them, that single-handedly plant forests of them, or—in my case—write books about them. The reasons we have for

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Traveler Edition: Tips for Protecting Sea Turtles & Their Nesting Sites

Traveler Edition: Tips for Protecting Sea Turtles & Their Nesting Sites

WWF November 8, 2017 0

Conservation efforts from around the world have contributed to the recent rise in sea turtle populations. Protecting beaches, regulating fishing, and the development of protected areas have played a large role in preserving the

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Snorkeling the Mesoamerican Reef

Snorkeling the Mesoamerican Reef

Natural Habitat Adventures November 7, 2017 0

“As much as the trip was about swimming with whale sharks, the experience that will have the most lasting effect on me was snorkeling the Mesoamerican Reef. After swimming with whale sharks for two

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