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Plastics and PCBs: Ocean Pollutants Causing Big Problems

Plastics and PCBs: Ocean Pollutants Causing Big Problems

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 27, 2019 0

More than eight million tons of plastic debris end up in our oceans every year. Present in nearly every oceanic layer, plastic garbage today accounts for nearly 80 percent of all waste found in our

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Ethiopia Plants 350 Million Trees in a Day: Shatters World Record

Ethiopia Plants 350 Million Trees in a Day: Shatters World Record

Emily Goodheart Kautz August 5, 2019 0

 In just 12 hours, Ethiopia planted 353,633,660 trees, shattering the previous world record for trees planted in a single day. The two most recent records were held by India: on July 2, 2017,

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Video: Identifying Birds by Color Patterns

Video: Identifying Birds by Color Patterns

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 26, 2019 0

Last week, here in the Midwest in mid-March, I spotted my first robin of the year. My mother used to say that seeing a robin was a sure sign that spring couldn’t be far

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Incredible Wildlife Sightings in Brazil’s Pantanal

Incredible Wildlife Sightings in Brazil’s Pantanal

Emily Goodheart Kautz March 11, 2019 0

Cassiano (Zapa) Zaparoli is an expert photographer and beloved Expedition Leader for Natural Habitat Adventures. He spent his childhood on his grandparent’s farm in the Brazilian rain forest, and after receiving a degree in Tourism

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Jaguar in Brazil

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Jaguar in Brazil

Kendal Bower December 21, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a jaguar who just spotted a rival. Photographer Mark Gottlieb took this

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Celebrate 2018 Conservation Wins in these Five Places

Celebrate 2018 Conservation Wins in these Five Places

WWF December 19, 2018 0

2019 is on the horizon, and with the new year comes new challenges facing the planet. But with 2018 ending, we can look back on the events of the year and appreciate the conservation

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Homeland Security for Jaguars

Homeland Security for Jaguars

WWF November 21, 2018 0

A new era of cross-border cooperation is primed to save Earth’s largest tropical wetland, home to the world’s densest concentration of jaguars. Assuming shared responsibility,  Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay have committed to a far-reaching conservation

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Capybaras

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Capybaras

Kendal Bower October 12, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a moment from Brazil. Photographer Henry Jacoby came upon this duo on

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