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Fishing for Trash: How Travel Keeps Galapagos National Park Pristine

Fishing for Trash: How Travel Keeps Galapagos National Park Pristine

WWF April 22, 2017 1

In a place as remote as the Galapagos Islands, I expected to encounter a pristine wild habitat, nearly unspoiled by human activity. I was rewarded with such an experience, snorkeling with dozens of sea

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Science-Based Conservation under Attack in 2017

Science-Based Conservation under Attack in 2017

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 3, 2017 12

We’ve closed the books on 2016. It’s natural to want to assess the past year, now that we’ve made it through to the end. In the past 12 months, there has been some significant,

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In an Unprecedented Lawsuit, Kids Take On Climate Change

In an Unprecedented Lawsuit, Kids Take On Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 29, 2016 1

In the environmental-action and wildlife-conservation world—the two go hand in hand, as we need healthy environments for the animal kingdom to prosper—there’s a lot of talk about preserving our planet and its biodiversity for

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Eco-Avengers: Just Monkeywrenching or Ecoterrorism?

Eco-Avengers: Just Monkeywrenching or Ecoterrorism?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 26, 2016 8

When timber framer Will Elwell heard that a natural gas pipeline was going to run through his town of Ashfield, Massachusetts, he decided to take action by making a visual statement. Inspired by Henry

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#HugATree for Earth Day

#HugATree for Earth Day

Tania Curry April 22, 2015 0

Happy Earth Day! Around the world, people are mobilizing their voice to show support for climate action. World Wildlife Fund has taken to the streets of social media to harness the power of networks to highlight

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Earth Day 2015: the Good, the Bad and the Silenced

Earth Day 2015: the Good, the Bad and the Silenced

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 21, 2015 9

Wednesday, April 22, is Earth Day 2015, the 45th celebration of what started out as a true grassroots movement—the environmental likes of which we haven’t seen since. Last year, on Earth Day 2014, I

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It’s Earth Day 2014: What Will Earth Day 2064 Look Like?

It’s Earth Day 2014: What Will Earth Day 2064 Look Like?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 22, 2014 22

It’s been 44 years since Wisconsin’s—as this Wisconsinite is proud to say—Senator Gaylord Nelson inspired the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. Modeled on the antiwar protests of the late 1960s, the original Earth

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5 Meaningful Ways Eco-Travelers Make a Difference

5 Meaningful Ways Eco-Travelers Make a Difference

Tania Curry April 21, 2014 0

On Earth Day, we want to celebrate the admirable efforts of our travelers, who have demonstrated in really special ways that they are committed to protecting the environment. These folks share a common message:

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