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Cliché Travel Photos: What They Tell Us about Ourselves

Cliché Travel Photos: What They Tell Us about Ourselves

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 6, 2014 21

Earlier this week, we discussed the challenge of going on a photo tour, especially if you’re not a professional photographer. But now, I’d like to visit the flip side of that travel issue: visiting

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Will the U.S. Destruction of Six Tons of Ivory Truly Curtail Poachers?

Will the U.S. Destruction of Six Tons of Ivory Truly Curtail Poachers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 19, 2013 17

Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pulverized nearly six tons of illegal African and Asian elephant ivory. A conservative estimate of this ivory, which was seized at our nation’s ports of entry

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Poachers Hack into a Tiger’s GPS Collar: Are Wildlife Tracking Devices Helping Criminals?

Poachers Hack into a Tiger’s GPS Collar: Are Wildlife Tracking Devices Helping Criminals?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 22, 2013 18

There’s no doubt that tracking devices, such as GPS collars, have helped researchers monitor and conserve wildlife. While the necessity of capturing and handling wild animals—and the high costs involved—in order to attach these

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A Lifetime of Elephant Memories

A Lifetime of Elephant Memories

guest August 12, 2013 0

By Tripti Pandey, an author and tourism and culture consultant in Jaipur, India.  This story was originally posted on the WWF Travel Blog. In India’s “Pink City” of Jaipur, I occasionally see an elephant

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Leonardo DiCaprio Hosts Largest-Ever Fundraiser for Conservation, Raising $39 Million at Charity Auction

Leonardo DiCaprio Hosts Largest-Ever Fundraiser for Conservation, Raising $39 Million at Charity Auction

Emily Deemer May 21, 2013 0

Last week Leonardo DiCaprio brought his Hollywood pals to NYC for an art auction at the famed Christie’s Auction House.  But this wasn’t your typical Christie’s auction.  The charity auction, organized by DiCaprio, was

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Indian Rhino Numbers Are Up, But Will Preserves Ultimately Help Poachers?

Indian Rhino Numbers Are Up, But Will Preserves Ultimately Help Poachers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 9, 2013 7

On the flood plains of the Brahmaputra River in Assam, India, lies Kaziranga National Park, one of the last areas in the eastern part of the country to be undisturbed by human presence. Here,

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The Jewel and the Keystone of India’s Kanha National Park

The Jewel and the Keystone of India’s Kanha National Park

Lisa Poppleton August 9, 2012 1

By Lisa Poppleton Certain national parks are particularly renowned for their animal denizens. Recently, I was in Grand Teton and Yellowstone, where bison, moose, elk, and osprey were roadside attractions. Invisible, at least on this trip,

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The Desire for Tigers: Is It Enough?

The Desire for Tigers: Is It Enough?

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 13, 2011 15

“We have the means to save the mightiest cat on Earth, but do we have the will?” asks writer Caroline Alexander in an article titled “A Cry for the Tiger” in the December 2011

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