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The Worth of a Whale and the Price Tag of a Panda

The Worth of a Whale and the Price Tag of a Panda

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 6, 2020 0

In prepandemic times, those of us who cherish wildlife and wild places tried to quantify them in economic terms, hoping to convince those who didn’t care about protecting nature that not doing so would

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Pandemic Ponderings: 25 Phenomenal Facts about our Planet

Pandemic Ponderings: 25 Phenomenal Facts about our Planet

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 9, 2020 0

Since 1970, the annual Earth Day has been a time for us to reflect on the beautiful planet, the third from the sun, that we call home. Twenty years after that groundbreaking year, we

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Q-and-A: Guides of the Galapagos

Q-and-A: Guides of the Galapagos

WWF August 30, 2017 4

Travelers can be overwhelmed by the incredible wildlife and breathtaking vistas of the Galapagos Islands. WWF was curious to hear about the perspective from people who have experienced the “enchanted islands” for years as opposed to days.

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A Whale of a Journey: Kayaking Baja’s Sea of Cortez

A Whale of a Journey: Kayaking Baja’s Sea of Cortez

Natural Habitat Adventures July 11, 2016 0

During the spring of 1995, I joined a Natural Habitat Adventures kayaking trip in search of Pacific gray whales in Baja’s Sea of Cortez. We zigzagged from one end of the Baja peninsula to

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“Thar They Blow”:  Blue Whales Surface en Masse in Monterey Bay

“Thar They Blow”: Blue Whales Surface en Masse in Monterey Bay

Lisa Poppleton August 28, 2012 0

When my son and I visited California’s Monterey Bay in October a few years ago, we were enchanted by our frequent sightings of sea lions and sea otters. This experience seems quaint compared to

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