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Snow Leopards and Sacred Mountains: Buddhist Monks Lead the Way in Conservation

Snow Leopards and Sacred Mountains: Buddhist Monks Lead the Way in Conservation

Emily Goodheart Kautz February 9, 2019 0

In Search of the Snow Leopard, Peter Matthiessen The now across the river glows, and the rocks and peaks, the serpentine black stream, and snows, sky, stars, the firmament—all ring like the bell of the

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Grasslands: A Lot More Than Just Flyover Country

Grasslands: A Lot More Than Just Flyover Country

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 5, 2019 1

Across the world, they go by many names: downs, prairies, pampas, rangelands, steppes, savannas or velds. But what all of these landscapes have in common is that grass is their naturally dominant vegetation. These “grasslands” occupy what I

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Great News for the Galapagos: Land Iguana Brought Back from Extinction on Santiago

Great News for the Galapagos: Land Iguana Brought Back from Extinction on Santiago

Emily Goodheart Kautz January 24, 2019 0

The new year rang in a landmark win for conservation in the Galapagos as land iguanas were reintroduced to Santiago Island for the first time in 184 years. One of the last people to

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Conservation Comes Full Circle

Conservation Comes Full Circle

WWF January 16, 2019 0

About 20 years ago at the start of my career, I jumped on an opportunity to work with WWF in Peru, where I found myself traveling often to the far reaches of the Peruvian

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The Year-Round Land of Evergreens: the Taiga

The Year-Round Land of Evergreens: the Taiga

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 15, 2019 3

It’s mid-January, the time some people call the “doldrums,” a period of feeling low energy and a lack of motivation after the Christmas and New Year season of celebration and parties. It can be

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More than Travel Guides, Maps Tell Nature’s Stories

More than Travel Guides, Maps Tell Nature’s Stories

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 8, 2019 1

Maps are far more than sets of instructions on how to get from Point A to Point B. They tell stories. And whether they’re digital or paper maps, the tales they spin range from

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