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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: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 10, 2016 0

The Great Barrier Reef, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site located on the northeast coast of Australia, was surprisingly absent in a report on climate change published earlier this

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Films Shot in Fragile Places: Creating Conservationists or Eroding the Environment?

Films Shot in Fragile Places: Creating Conservationists or Eroding the Environment?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 31, 2016 5

It’s the day after Memorial Day, the unofficial start of the summer season. While the summer solstice is still a ways off—June 20—after Memorial Day, vacations start and movie production companies bring out what

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Will Conservation “Good Lists” Inspire Environmental Action?

Will Conservation “Good Lists” Inspire Environmental Action?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 28, 2015 19

Most of us who care about the environment, wildlife and our most precious places are familiar with depressing lists, such as the federal Endangered Species List, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

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Travel Tale: Getting Down to the Bones in Patagonia

Travel Tale: Getting Down to the Bones in Patagonia

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 23, 2014 12

Bones are everywhere in Patagonia. They dry on the brown steppes and jut up from the desert’s gray floor. They protrude like blue spikes through the surface of lakes and bleach white on the

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Botswana’s Okavango Delta named 1,000th UNESCO World Heritage Site

Botswana’s Okavango Delta named 1,000th UNESCO World Heritage Site

Emily Deemer August 4, 2014 0

Northern Botswana’s Okavango Delta was recently inscribed as the 1,000th UNESCO World Heritage Site, among the ranks of 26 other extraordinary places including India’s Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area, the Phillipines’ Mount Hamiguitan

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