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Bushmeat and Locavores: When “Eating Locally” Goes Bad for Going Big

Bushmeat and Locavores: When “Eating Locally” Goes Bad for Going Big

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 25, 2016 0

Becoming a locavore—someone who prefers to find and eat local foods—is a growing and, in most cases, healthy trend in the United States. Locavores typically forage for berries, fruits, mushrooms and nuts; and some

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Video: Could a Parrot Be a Credible Murder Trial Witness?

Video: Could a Parrot Be a Credible Murder Trial Witness?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 23, 2016 0

We’re always delighted when we find evidence of extreme intelligence in the “others,” such as when we learn that crows crack nuts open by using passing cars and gorillas dismantle snares to thwart poachers.

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Dogs May Be Our Best Conservation Aids

Dogs May Be Our Best Conservation Aids

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 26, 2016 25

Radio collars, GPS tracking devices and remote-controlled drones—when it comes to monitoring wildlife, it’s easy to get caught up in high-tech devices. It turns out, however, that our best tool for endangered species conservation

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See—and Save—Endangered Gorillas in the Mist

See—and Save—Endangered Gorillas in the Mist

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl October 5, 2015 0

In our last article on where to “See—and Save—the World’s Most Endangered Species: Part 2,” we took a look at the various species of endangered rhinos. In part three, we’ll learn about one of our

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5 Iconic At-Risk Species (And Where to Travel to See Them)

5 Iconic At-Risk Species (And Where to Travel to See Them)

Natural Habitat Adventures July 15, 2015 7

This is a guest post by Matt Kareus, Editor in Chief of The Safarist and About Galapagos, and Executive Director of the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association. Many of our planet’s most iconic species

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Video of the Week: Spend One Amazing Minute in The Congo Basin

Video of the Week: Spend One Amazing Minute in The Congo Basin

Natural Habitat Adventures August 15, 2014 2

The Congo Basin is a priority place for WWF. It’s the 2nd largest rain forest in the world after the Amazon, and the special part, other than the sheer remoteness and absolute wilderness filled

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Video of the Week: A Gorilla Reunion

Video of the Week: A Gorilla Reunion

Emily Deemer August 8, 2014 0

In 2010, in the jungle of Gabon, West Africa, conservationist Damian Aspinall set out to find Kwibi, a lowland gorilla he raised from birth at Howletts Wild Animal Park in England.  Five prior, when

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Could Grizzly Bears Hold the Secret to a Cure for Human Obesity?

Could Grizzly Bears Hold the Secret to a Cure for Human Obesity?

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 17, 2013 9

When UCLA Medical Center cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was asked one day to perform echocardiography on the failing heart of a Los Angeles Zoo emperor tamarin, a small monkey that evolved in the treetops of

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