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What is Biodiversity and Why Does it Matter?

What is Biodiversity and Why Does it Matter?

Hannah Wagner February 29, 2020 0

When I was little, I learned about dinosaurs and extinction in the same breath. Those tree trunk sized leg bones I saw at the museum belonged to animals that died out millions of years

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Hanging on to Mom

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Hanging on to Mom

Steve Selden February 28, 2020 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose A sloth mom and young in Panama. Photographer Lisa Wakida got this

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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint for International Polar Bear Day!

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint for International Polar Bear Day!

Courtney Nachlas February 27, 2020 0

Each year, conservationists celebrate International Polar Bear Day by bringing attention to polar bears and the threats they face. The single largest challenge that wild polar bears face is climate change. With warmer temperatures,

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Natural Habitat Adventures Releases First-Ever Industry Guide on Minimizing Travel Waste

Natural Habitat Adventures Releases First-Ever Industry Guide on Minimizing Travel Waste

Natural Habitat Adventures February 26, 2020 0

The free online resource aims to empower tourism to lessen their impact on the planet via proven best practices from Nat Hab’s 2019 Zero Waste case study We are excited to release Nat Hab’s

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Climate Change Is Affecting Alaska’s Salmon—and Its Bears

Climate Change Is Affecting Alaska’s Salmon—and Its Bears

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 25, 2020 0

Katmai National Park is a realm of untrammeled rivers, pristine streams and clear lakes. The park and the greater Alaska Peninsula are part of the Bristol Bay Watershed, which, according to World Wildlife Fund,

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Jumping Gentoos

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Jumping Gentoos

Steve Selden February 21, 2020 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a Gentoo Penguins in Antarctica! Photographer Kevin Fohrer took this shot of

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Tracking Tigers in India

Tracking Tigers in India

Natural Habitat Adventures February 19, 2020 0

Waiting outside the gate of Bandhavgarh National Park in Central India, you feel the crisp morning air leave your lungs as your breath shows itself with each exhale. Your Gypsy, an open-aired, four-wheel-drive safari

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Conservation or Preservation: Which Is Best for Now and in the Future?

Conservation or Preservation: Which Is Best for Now and in the Future?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 18, 2020 0

In the environmental world, it’s sometimes characterized as the classic debate: should wild areas be preserved for their intrinsic qualities, or should they be conserved for their resources? In other words, should nature be protected

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