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Video: Wear Lionfish Jewelry to Protect the Atlantic Ocean

Video: Wear Lionfish Jewelry to Protect the Atlantic Ocean

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 19, 2017 2

Lionfish, a colorful native of the South Pacific and Indian Oceans (the Indo-Pacific region) have now taken up what could become permanent residence in the Atlantic Ocean—from North Carolina to Florida, in all Gulf

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10 things I learned in the Peruvian Amazon

10 things I learned in the Peruvian Amazon

WWF January 18, 2017 1

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—the

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Rent a Wild Animal in Australia: A Conservation Innovation?

Rent a Wild Animal in Australia: A Conservation Innovation?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 17, 2017 4

Allowing wildlife—a public resource—to be transferred into the hands of private operations isn’t a new idea. Many U.S. states allow the practice to generate income in economically stressed areas. Now, however, some Australian conservationists

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Cutest Cubs of them all – Baby Polar Bear Facts & Photos

Cutest Cubs of them all – Baby Polar Bear Facts & Photos

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl January 16, 2017 0

While we humans like to claim that our own offspring are incredibly cute creatures, there is no denying that the most adorable babies in the world are the future kings of the great white

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Crystallized Eagle

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Crystallized Eagle

Kendal Bower January 13, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a bald eagle on the California-Oregon border. Photographer Larry Venus snapped this photo while

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Icelandic Women & Natural Wonders in the Land of Fire & Ice

Icelandic Women & Natural Wonders in the Land of Fire & Ice

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl January 12, 2017 0

Guess which country is consistently cited as one of the best places in the world to be a woman (and, we believe, is also one of the best places to visit in general)? Here

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Traveler Photos from the American Southwest

Traveler Photos from the American Southwest

Natural Habitat Adventures January 11, 2017 0

Some of the world’s most dramatic natural scenery and unspoiled natural habitats are protected within the U.S. national parks system. Although some of the most famous and oft-visited national parks are becoming quite crowded

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Wildlife Labor: Using Eagles to Combat Drones

Wildlife Labor: Using Eagles to Combat Drones

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 10, 2017 9

From employing dogs to protect our airports and track endangered species to using ravens to replant the forests we destroy, using animals to do our work isn’t a new idea. But now, for the

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