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What’s in Your Daypack: Churchill Edition

What’s in Your Daypack: Churchill Edition

Tania Curry February 12, 2014 0

WWF’s Tania Segura recently traveled through Churchill on our Classic Polar Bear Adventure. She shares with us eight of the most important items she packed for her Canadian adventure: Jacket Layers Expecting cold weather

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Fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline: Right Issue or Wrong War?

Fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline: Right Issue or Wrong War?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 11, 2014 11

On January 31, 2014, the State Department released its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement of the Keystone XL pipeline in an 11-volume publication. The proposed pipeline segment would carry heavy oil from Canada’s tar

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A Heart-warming Photo Essay: Kenyans Protecting their Wildlife

A Heart-warming Photo Essay: Kenyans Protecting their Wildlife

Emily Deemer February 10, 2014 0

The New York Times Lens recently featured a heart-warming photo essay highlighting how local communities in Kenya are working to protect their endangered wildlife. In the photo above, a ranger named Kamara is sleeping

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Know Before You Go: Test your Tiger IQ before Travel to India

Know Before You Go: Test your Tiger IQ before Travel to India

Tania Curry February 8, 2014 0

At most, how many pounds of meat can a tiger consume at one time? How much of tigers’ historic range has been lost? These are some of questions you’ll come across when you take WWF’s

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Video of the Week: Giant tortoise displays dominance in the Galapagos

Video of the Week: Giant tortoise displays dominance in the Galapagos

WWF February 7, 2014 0

Watch this two minute video taken in the Galápagos by traveler and WWF employee Heather Finn. Find out what happens when two giant tortoises meet on a narrow path – who will win this show

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Cliché Travel Photos: What They Tell Us about Ourselves

Cliché Travel Photos: What They Tell Us about Ourselves

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 6, 2014 21

Earlier this week, we discussed the challenge of going on a photo tour, especially if you’re not a professional photographer. But now, I’d like to visit the flip side of that travel issue: visiting

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Tagging Greenland sharks, the “Jaws of the North”

Tagging Greenland sharks, the “Jaws of the North”

WWF February 5, 2014 0

By Jacqueline Nunes, Writer, Strategic Partnerships & Development, WWF-Canada. Way, way, way up—way up—north is probably not the first place you’d look if you wanted to find a shark. In fact, when Vicki Sahanatien, who runs

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Yellowstone Photography Tour: Taking on What’s Tough

Yellowstone Photography Tour: Taking on What’s Tough

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 4, 2014 33

There are probably as many different reasons to travel as there are people traveling, but some common motives include getting away for a while from a normal routine, to relax, or to see a

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