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Bhutan: The World’s First Carbon-negative Country

Bhutan: The World’s First Carbon-negative Country

Natural Habitat Adventures June 6, 2016 0

Bhutan is famously known for replacing the traditional economic concept of GDP (gross domestic product) with the Gross National Happiness index, an objective measure of the well being of its environment, communities, culture, health and wisdom, among

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12 Conservation Success Stories of 2015

12 Conservation Success Stories of 2015

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 29, 2015 1

Last night, I watched a movie titled Merchants of Doubt. In this 2014 film, director and producer Robert Kenner lets us in on a secret that’s hiding in plain sight: there is a small—but

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Kingdom of Bhutan – Nature Lover’s Paradise?

Kingdom of Bhutan – Nature Lover’s Paradise?

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl July 20, 2015 0

It’s hard to imagine that a tiny, landlocked country in the Eastern Himalayas about half the size of Indiana could be rich in wildlife, but in the Kingdom of Bhutan you couldn’t be more

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We want to know: Why does travel make you happy?

We want to know: Why does travel make you happy?

Emily Deemer March 20, 2015 0

March 20th is International Day of Happiness, a special day created by the UN General Assembly to officially recognize the importance of happiness as a fundamental human goal and aspiration in everyone’s lives around

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Talking about Takin and other Wonders of Bhutan

Talking about Takin and other Wonders of Bhutan

WWF December 24, 2014 0

Rachel Kramer is a Program Officer for Wildlife Conservation and TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network. Just before joining WWF she traveled through Bhutan with her friend and fellow photographer, Kristan, exploring the Kingdom’s

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Field guide: Searching for snow leopards

Field guide: Searching for snow leopards

WWF December 3, 2014 0

Republished with permission from WWF-Canada. To see the original article, please go here. By Steph Morgan, WWF-Canada If you’re looking for a snow leopard, Dr. Rinjan Shrestha can tell you where to go. The

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Counting Wild Tigers by 2016: Will It Help Save Them?

Counting Wild Tigers by 2016: Will It Help Save Them?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 14, 2014 11

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 13 countries that have wild tiger populations agreed to take part in a global census of the endangered big cats. The hope is that this count will then lead to

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Video: Earth in Time-Lapse

Video: Earth in Time-Lapse

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 21, 2014 7

Described as “An around-the-world journey celebrating our sacred Earth; six-years in the making … seven continents … 24 countries,” Terra Sacra—the six-minute film that you are about to see, below—is an unforgettable, time-lapse journey

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