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Top Four Experiences in the Galapagos

Top Four Experiences in the Galapagos

WWF February 3, 2014 0

Reprinted with permission from the WWF Travel Blog Last year, World Wildlife Fund’s Heather Finn and Kristina Griffin traveled to the Galapagos Islands for the first time. Heather works as Manager of Digital User Experience, and

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Video: Giant Galapagos Tortoise Makes a Movie

Video: Giant Galapagos Tortoise Makes a Movie

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 19, 2012 2

The passing of Lonesome George last month was a sobering event for the whole world. With him went the last of his kind, the giant Galapagos Pinta tortoise. To the many of you who

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Lonesome George, I Will Miss You

Lonesome George, I Will Miss You

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 26, 2012 35

Lonesome George died this past Sunday morning. His caretaker, Fausto Llerena, found the giant tortoise’s remains stretched out in his corral, facing his watering hole, at the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) in Puerto

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10 Things the Galapagos Islands Taught Me

10 Things the Galapagos Islands Taught Me

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 12, 2012 17

If you’re a parent, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, grandparent or friend, you probably know someone who was part of Graduation 2012. And at this time of year, young, degree-holding students are being bombarded with

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The Galapagos Islands: An “Opposite” Trip

The Galapagos Islands: An “Opposite” Trip

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 24, 2012 7

Now, about the middle of January, is the time when I start to dream about the places I’d like to visit. The snow and cold have gotten a good foothold here in the Midwest,

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Video: Charles Darwin’s Fossils Newly Discovered

Video: Charles Darwin’s Fossils Newly Discovered

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 19, 2012 9

Curiosity can lead to wondrous things, as every scientist knows. And it certainly did recently for Dr. Howard Falcon-Lang at the British Geological Survey. Poking around in a dusty corner in the survey’s archives,

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Should Tourist Numbers Be Limited to Protect Pristine Places?

Should Tourist Numbers Be Limited to Protect Pristine Places?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 15, 2011 48

In 1572, a group of Spanish sailors that was fleeing South America was pushed by the South Equatorial Current into the Galapagos Islands. Having no navigational charts with them, the sailors referred to these

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Video: The Sea Lion and the Starfish

Video: The Sea Lion and the Starfish

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 16, 2010 1

It seems that NatHab travelers overwhelmingly agree that animals like to play. After posting an article on the topic and a YouTube video of an elk playing in a mud puddle at Good Nature,

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