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10 things I learned in the Peruvian Amazon

10 things I learned in the Peruvian Amazon

WWF January 18, 2017 0

A photo essay based on Natural Habitat Adventure’s Great Amazon River Cruise in Peru. #1:  The next installment of Mad Max should be filmed in Iquitos Three-wheeled ‘tuc-tucs’ and other rolling contraptions dominate Iquitos

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Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

WWF December 28, 2016 1

I have a reputation when I travel of attracting venomous snakes and children. This can be both a curse and a blessing when you work at WWF on forest conservation. Luckily, on Natural Habitat’s

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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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2016: A tipping point for Churchill’s polar bears?

2016: A tipping point for Churchill’s polar bears?

WWF December 7, 2016 0

This article was originally published in WWF’s Thin Ice Blog In mid-November, I spent a week in Churchill on Canada’s Hudson Bay Coast. It’s one of the most popular places for viewing polar bears,

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Giant Pandas Rebound in China

Giant Pandas Rebound in China

Nick Grossman December 5, 2016 0

China’s giant pandas are some of the most rare and beloved animals on Earth. These black-and-white bears have long been a global icon of the urgent need for humans to preserve natural habitats and

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Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2016 0

We are losing animal species at an alarming, unprecedented rate, and our wild places are increasingly coming under attack. If we’re not careful, our planet could soon have far fewer other kinds of beings

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