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Conservation Comes Full Circle

Conservation Comes Full Circle

WWF January 16, 2019 1

About 20 years ago at the start of my career, I jumped on an opportunity to work with WWF in Peru, where I found myself traveling often to the far reaches of the Peruvian

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Machu Picchu’s Best-Kept Secrets

Machu Picchu’s Best-Kept Secrets

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl January 25, 2016 0

Sitting proudly at the top of the bucket list of anyone who loves to travel, Machu Picchu—the “Lost City of the Incas”—is one of the most spectacular ancient ruins in all the Americas, if not the

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Further Up the Amazon River

Further Up the Amazon River

Natural Habitat Adventures January 18, 2016 0

I’ve been to the Amazon before – several times, actually. I’ve led trips in the neo-tropics and been on more rain forest hikes than I could ever remember. So to say I thought I

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Join Two WWF Conservation Experts in the Amazon

Join Two WWF Conservation Experts in the Amazon

Tania Curry September 23, 2015 0

For 40 years WWF has been working in the Amazon, a biodiverse and ecologically important rain forest that produces more than 90 billion metric tons of carbon and also houses more than 30 million

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The Achuars’ Amazon – Time to Pray? | Olaf’s Corner

The Achuars’ Amazon – Time to Pray? | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver January 7, 2014 0

Our lanky teenage-looking pilot closed his eyes and prayed quietly before takeoff into the immense, emerald-green void of the Ecuadorian Amazon. His murmurs were indecipherable through the roar of the old rattling Cessna operated

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Amazon Trees: Carbon Holders or Releasers?

Amazon Trees: Carbon Holders or Releasers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 5, 2013 1

We humans have a long history of looking to trees for sustenance. For thousands of years, our forests have supplied our food, fuel and shelter. While we still count on them today to provide

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