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Goodbye Butterfly? Protecting the Endangered Monarch Butterflies

Goodbye Butterfly? Protecting the Endangered Monarch Butterflies

Cathy Brown May 13, 2022 0

The playful charm that butterflies radiate as they flit about from colorful asters to goldenrods to milkweed is undeniable. Of the 750 butterfly species in the United States, the monarch (Danaus plexippus)—with its brilliant

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Sustainable Pepper Farming Supports People and Nature in Malaysian Borneo

Sustainable Pepper Farming Supports People and Nature in Malaysian Borneo

WWF May 12, 2022 0

When you sprinkle a pinch of pepper on your fried egg, you probably don’t think about where it came from. For the Indigenous Iban communities of Rumah Peter and Rumah Dagum, nestled amid the

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What Are the Great Plains and How Are They Being Protected?

What Are the Great Plains and How Are They Being Protected?

Madison Mitchell May 5, 2022 0

The Northern Great Plains span more than 180 million acres and cross five U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. This region is comprised of Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and the Canadian

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Sustainable Food: 10 Ways to Eat for the Planet

Sustainable Food: 10 Ways to Eat for the Planet

Michelle Peters April 29, 2022 0

You’ve heard of the plant-based diet…but have you considered a planet-based diet? The current way Earth’s population consumes its food is not doing us any favors – and is a detriment to the planet’s

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It’s Not All Black and White: How Rhinos Differ

It’s Not All Black and White: How Rhinos Differ

Madison Mitchell April 28, 2022 0

Have you ever seen a rhinoceros in the wild? You may be able to identify them by their characteristic horns resting atop their nose or their wrinkly skin, but there’s a lot more to

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Saving Sloths, Fishing Cats & Armadillos: Young Conservationists Win Future For Nature Award 2022

Saving Sloths, Fishing Cats & Armadillos: Young Conservationists Win Future For Nature Award 2022

Cathy Brown April 27, 2022 0

Wildfires, flooding, drought, deforestation, pollution—it seems like every time we turn on the television, the radio, or log onto social media, we are bombarded with pessimistic or downright negative news about the planet we

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Land of the Thunder Dragon: Discover the Kingdom of Bhutan

Land of the Thunder Dragon: Discover the Kingdom of Bhutan

Cathy Brown April 16, 2022 0

Because it closed itself off to the rest of the world for so many centuries, Bhutan is still a country shrouded in mystery and legend. Its very first visitors from abroad entered the border

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KAZA: How a Shared Vision for Conservation Became the World’s Largest Transboundary Protected Region

KAZA: How a Shared Vision for Conservation Became the World’s Largest Transboundary Protected Region

Joel Centano April 15, 2022 0

At its essence, southern Africa’s Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area is a study in convergence, confluence and coexistence. Connecting vast savannahs, grasslands, marshes, woodlands, saltpans and scrublands across parts of five nations, the 106-million-acre region

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