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Elephants on Track

Elephants on Track

WWF November 7, 2018 0

A sophisticated 22-pound GPS collar may be the most valuable bling on the African continent. Seven-ton elephants are now donning advanced satellite tracking devices that let their movements be monitored in real time—technology that’s

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Want a Creativity Boost? Take a Walk in Nature.

Want a Creativity Boost? Take a Walk in Nature.

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 16, 2018 7

There’s no doubt that today most adults and children spend more time indoors interacting with media and technology than participating in outdoor activities. Numerous studies have shown that spending time in nature is good

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New Technology Helps Catch Poachers in Africa

New Technology Helps Catch Poachers in Africa

Tania Curry December 14, 2016 0

Earlier this year, WWF installed two systems in a protected area in central Kenya where endangered white and black rhino roam along with poachers. Nine months later, this investment is paying off. More than two

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New WILDLABS.NET: Where Technology and Conservation Meet

New WILDLABS.NET: Where Technology and Conservation Meet

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 22, 2015 0

It’s easy to find recent examples of how technology has helped wildlife conservation. New electronic tools for detecting and preventing animal and plant poaching, artificial appendages and limbs, and GPS tracking have all aided

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Antarctica: Discovery on the (Black-and-) White Continent

Antarctica: Discovery on the (Black-and-) White Continent

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 18, 2014 14

The world is shrinking. Advances in communication, computer technology and transportation have all played a role in making the world a smaller place. Now, it’s easy to “travel” to an exotic locale, just by

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Printed Guidebooks: Can Frommer’s Be Successful Again?

Printed Guidebooks: Can Frommer’s Be Successful Again?

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 3, 2013 25

There’s no doubt that the print publishing world is rapidly changing, and perhaps nowhere is the revolving nature of the industry being played out more visibly than in the travel guidebook genre. Last year,

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