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Watch WWF’s Ocean Expert Answer Questions about Gray Whales

Watch WWF’s Ocean Expert Answer Questions about Gray Whales

Hannah Wagner April 20, 2020 0

Earlier this year, Karen Douthwaite, WWF’s Lead Ocean Specialist, joined Nat Hab during their climate change trip series where travelers could learn about the threats to our planet while seeing some of its most precious wildlife.  WWF regularly hosts “Ask Me Anything”

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Monarch Populations Decrease

Monarch Populations Decrease

Hannah Wagner March 26, 2020 0

A recent survey found that monarch butterflies only occupied 7 acres of forest during the 2019-2020 winter season, a 53% decrease from the 15 acres that were occupied only one year ago. Every year,

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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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9 Nat Hab destinations from NYT’s 52 places to visit in 2020

9 Nat Hab destinations from NYT’s 52 places to visit in 2020

Hannah Wagner January 31, 2020 0

Every year, the New York Times names 52 places as top destinations to visit. This year, nine Nat Hab destinations made the list. Some destinations are making strides in conservation and others are dramatically

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Are Mangroves your Next Destination?

Are Mangroves your Next Destination?

Hannah Wagner July 10, 2019 0

They should be! A recent study by The Nature Conservancy revealed the benefits of tourism on mangrove forests. Though they are not always the star of the show, mangrove forests are widely visited by

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6 places on Our Planet where WWF works

6 places on Our Planet where WWF works

Hannah Wagner May 9, 2019 0

Our Planet developed a sense of urgency. The 8-part series, which can be streamed on Netflix, has created conversation on the danger wildlife faces. Listening to Sir David Attenborough’s voice bellow over sweeping scenes

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QUIZ – How to Differentiate African Rhinoceroses

QUIZ – How to Differentiate African Rhinoceroses

Hannah Wagner May 1, 2019 0

Aren’t all rhinos gray? Technically, no. Spanning the lower and eastern part of the continent of Africa, the black rhino and white rhino roam like prehistoric giants balancing precariously on the edge of being

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Conservation-Minded Travel and 9 Tips to Get You Started

Conservation-Minded Travel and 9 Tips to Get You Started

Hannah Wagner February 27, 2019 0

What unites travelers is our love of place. Most travelers want to help support the destinations they visit, but don’t know where to start.   As tourism developed, emphasis grew around visiting natural sites. By the 1980’s ecotourism as a trend came into the spotlight. Today,

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