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Join Two WWF Conservation Experts in the Amazon

Join Two WWF Conservation Experts in the Amazon

Tania Curry September 23, 2015 0

For 40 years WWF has been working in the Amazon, a biodiverse and ecologically important rain forest that produces more than 90 billion metric tons of carbon and also houses more than 30 million

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3 Things I Learned While Swimming with Whale Sharks

3 Things I Learned While Swimming with Whale Sharks

WWF August 29, 2015 0

When you’re swimming in the ocean, the last thing you might want to see is a 40 foot long, dark shadow lurking through the water. In the warm summer waters in places such as Mexico’s

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Top 7 Moments of the Natural Vida en Costa Rica

Top 7 Moments of the Natural Vida en Costa Rica

WWF June 10, 2015 4

Costa Rica is about the size of West Virginia yet contains about 5 percent of the world’s biodiversity. Accompanying a Costa Rica adventure with WWF and Nat Hab, I saw enough to fill my

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See Nature as If for the First Time

See Nature as If for the First Time

WWF March 25, 2015 0

We had just finished a wonderfully grueling hike in the Tiskita Jungle, located along pristine coastline in the southwest corner of Costa Rica within a 300-acre private biological reserve.  We sat under an almond

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A Conservationist’s Dream Honeymoon in the Galapagos

A Conservationist’s Dream Honeymoon in the Galapagos

WWF November 12, 2014 0

By Rachel Kramer, Program Officer, Wildlife Conservation and TRAFFIC My husband and I are scientists. We are fascinated by species and their habitats. When it came to selecting a place for our honeymoon, the Galapagos Islands—visited

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10 Watery Wetland Facts about the Pantanal

10 Watery Wetland Facts about the Pantanal

Maddi Higgins October 22, 2014 4

The Pantanal is the largest wetland in South America and the largest wetland in the world that has not been substantially modified by humans. The sheer abundance of large birds, reptiles and mammals mark

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5 National Parks in Costa Rica You Shouldn’t Miss

5 National Parks in Costa Rica You Shouldn’t Miss

WWF October 8, 2014 0

Thankfully, the country of Costa Rica recognized the gift of its incredible biodiversity early on, and began protecting it with an extensive network of national parks, wildlife refuges and biological reserves. Our four Costa

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WWF Report: 52 Percent of the World’s Biodiversity Is Gone

WWF Report: 52 Percent of the World’s Biodiversity Is Gone

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 7, 2014 18

When the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released its Living Planet Report 2014 on September 30, it wasn’t the usual doom-and-gloom environmental news story that is forgotten the next day. The report—the result of a science-based

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