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Galapagos Getaway Sweepstakes – Deadline Oct. 31!

Galapagos Getaway Sweepstakes – Deadline Oct. 31!

Wendy Redal October 29, 2012 1

Want to win a nature vacation in the Galapagos Islands?? Don’t let Halloween pass without entering World Wildlife Fund’s Galapagos Getaway Sweepstakes! The deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 31st. If you’ve never been to the

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Eight New Mammals Discovered in Peru’s Cloud Forest

Eight New Mammals Discovered in Peru’s Cloud Forest

Wendy Redal October 19, 2012 0

As conservation groups like WWF and others fight to protect a multitude of endangered species, it’s heartening to learn that new species are still being discovered —including previously unknown mammals like this cute creature

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World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day

Wendy Redal August 12, 2012 0

Elephants have had a bad year, especially in the Central African nation of Cameroon. Earlier in 2012, a band of heavily armed poachers invaded Bouba N’Djida National Park, killing more than 300 elephants for

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Only in the Galapagos!

Only in the Galapagos!

Wendy Redal August 7, 2012 0

Yeah, I know. You think this is Photoshopped. It’s not. Wildlife in the Galapagos really is nonchalant about human presence, like this sea lion at Gardner Bay on Espanola. And you really can get

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“Extreme Melt” Observed on Greenland Ice Sheet

“Extreme Melt” Observed on Greenland Ice Sheet

Wendy Redal July 25, 2012 0

Nearly all of Greenland's vast ice sheet experienced surface melting earlier this month, as NASA data show rapid acceleration and scope of diminishing ice

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Americans Concur: National Parks Beat Theme Parks for a Family Vacation!

Americans Concur: National Parks Beat Theme Parks for a Family Vacation!

Wendy Redal July 19, 2012 0

Move over, Disney World: From liberal Democrats to Tea Party Republicans, Americans are united when it comes to valuing nature and our national parks, a new survey reveals. I remember vividly my son’s reply

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You’re Never Too Old for Adventure!

You’re Never Too Old for Adventure!

Wendy Redal May 21, 2012 0

73-year-old Tamae Watanabe broke her own 2002 record to become the oldest woman to summit Mount Everest on Saturday, May 19,

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