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Conservation-Minded Travel and 9 Tips to Get You Started

Conservation-Minded Travel and 9 Tips to Get You Started

Hannah Wagner February 27, 2019 0

What unites travelers is our love of place. Most travelers want to help support the destinations they visit, but don’t know where to start.   As tourism developed, emphasis grew around visiting natural sites. By the 1980’s ecotourism as a trend came into the spotlight. Today,

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10 Travel Tips that Are Good for Conservation

10 Travel Tips that Are Good for Conservation

Elissa Poma June 28, 2017 2

They criss-cross the globe in an effort to protect the planet’s wild places, so WWF staffers know how to travel responsibly. Here are 10 conservation-minded travel tips from members of our team. “Keep your

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School of Thought: 10 Things the Galapagos Taught Me

School of Thought: 10 Things the Galapagos Taught Me

WWF October 14, 2015 0

Marsea Nelson traveled to the Galapagos on the Classic Galapagos Adventure. She shared what she learned with us. 1. Land iguanas are the supermodels of the Galapagos. They seemed to love posing for photos. I felt a bit

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5 Skills You Should Learn for Your Next Travel Adventure

5 Skills You Should Learn for Your Next Travel Adventure

Maddi Higgins February 4, 2015 1

We wish we could spend every moment kayaking among the glaciers of Alaska or trekking the savannas of Tanzania.  But since most of us have day jobs that require a different sort of landscape,

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Know Before You Go: 10 Snorkeling Tips for an Undersea Odyssey

Know Before You Go: 10 Snorkeling Tips for an Undersea Odyssey

Elissa Poma August 6, 2014 0

Snorkeling gives travelers the best of all worlds: The chance to see brilliant and vibrant seascapes without the expense and special training that scuba diving requires. In fact, many of our snorkeling guides no

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Help Stop Wildlife Crime: How to Buy Environmentally Friendly Souvenirs

Help Stop Wildlife Crime: How to Buy Environmentally Friendly Souvenirs

WWF March 16, 2014 1

As a traveler, you have tremendous power to decrease the demand for illegal products by making informed purchases. Your purchases abroad and at home have a profound impact on wildlife. Demand for illegal products

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What’s in Your Daypack: Churchill Edition

What’s in Your Daypack: Churchill Edition

Tania Curry February 12, 2014 0

WWF’s Tania Segura recently traveled through Churchill on our Classic Polar Bear Adventure. She shares with us eight of the most important items she packed for her Canadian adventure: Jacket Layers Expecting cold weather

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Know Before You Go: Responsible Whale Shark Tourism in Mexico

Know Before You Go: Responsible Whale Shark Tourism in Mexico

WWF January 22, 2014 2

Article author Karen Douthwaite is WWF’s Senior Program Officer for the Mesoamerican Reef. They measure 40 feet, weigh more than 20 tons and can have a lifespan of more than 100 years. But to

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