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African Wild Dogs Are the First Heat-Adapted Species Shown to Be Suffering from Climate Change

African Wild Dogs Are the First Heat-Adapted Species Shown to Be Suffering from Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 22, 2017 1

Polar bears struggling to find the ice floes they need for hunting and survival became the icon of climate change and our rapidly warming planet decades ago. And we’ve often heard how hotter temperatures

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Videos: Watch Tigers Being Released into the Wild

Videos: Watch Tigers Being Released into the Wild

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 17, 2017 0

Watching wild animals being returned to their natural habitats after an accident or injury is immensely gratifying and often thrilling. Restoring even just a bit of nature makes our hearts instinctively feel that a

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Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 1, 2017 1

Wildlife tourism—tourism specifically based on encounters with undomesticated animals—accounts for 20 to 40 percent of the total $1 trillion annual, global tourism industry. This comes from a paper published in late 2015 in the

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Encountering Lions in Botswana on my First Trip to Africa

Encountering Lions in Botswana on my First Trip to Africa

WWF May 24, 2017 0

Like many people I have always dreamt of traveling to Africa. After spending the last 15 years working in international development and conservation, I’ve had the wonderful opportunities to travel extensively in the Americas

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“Going Rogue” for the National Park Service, Science and Trees

“Going Rogue” for the National Park Service, Science and Trees

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 16, 2017 7

Going rogue. Since 1835, that phrase has been used to describe elephants that exhibit violent behavior, whether through injury or from being separated from their herd. Decades later, when applied to humans, the term

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Botswana Safari Surprises Travelers with Rare Leopard Sighting

Botswana Safari Surprises Travelers with Rare Leopard Sighting

WWF April 26, 2017 3

WWF Senior Writer, Deborah Ackerman had a rare and thrilling sight while accompanying a Nat Hab trip through Botswana: a mother leopard carrying her newborn cubs across the KAZA landscape during green season—the time

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