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Hidden Amazon

Hidden Amazon

WWF August 29, 2018 0

The Amazon is teeming with wildlife. While traveling with Natural Habitat Adventures, I had the chance to see so many charismatic species, including pink and gray river dolphins, seemingly endless bird species like kingfishers

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More Animals and More Biodiversity Mean More CO2 Storing

More Animals and More Biodiversity Mean More CO2 Storing

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 28, 2018 1

Forests are important in our warming world. As we burn fossil fuels—such as coal, gas and oil—and cut down and burn forests for agricultural fields, the released carbon dioxide spreads across the planet. That,

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Dear Forests: Wish You Were Here—and That You’d Remain

Dear Forests: Wish You Were Here—and That You’d Remain

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 24, 2017 1

This summer, the world lost a Nebraska-size chunk of forests. Logging, expanding palm oil plantations and wildfires are to blame. This continuing deforestation trend could have devastating implications for the climate. Simply put, forests

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10 things I learned in the Peruvian Amazon

10 things I learned in the Peruvian Amazon

WWF January 18, 2017 1

A photo essay based on Natural Habitat Adventure’s Great Amazon River Cruise in Peru. #1:  The next installment of Mad Max should be filmed in Iquitos Three-wheeled tuc-tucs and other rolling contraptions dominate Iquitos—the

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Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

WWF December 28, 2016 1

I have a reputation when I travel of attracting the attention of venomous snakes and children. This can be both a curse and a blessing when working for WWF on forest conservation. Luckily, on

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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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Video: A 680 Mile Journey Through the Amazon

Video: A 680 Mile Journey Through the Amazon

WWF August 22, 2014 2

What does it feel like to travel over 600 miles through the Amazon? The world’s largest rain forest and its rivers comprise a complex realm where even the teeniest insect, seemingly invasive vine and

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One Amazonian Protects the Future of Nature

One Amazonian Protects the Future of Nature

Elissa Poma November 6, 2013 0

Originally posted on the WWF Travel Blog By Elissa Leibowitz Poma / WWF Tulio Ahuanari Sima remembers the size of the paiche his fishermen grandfather used to bring home after a day on the

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