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Watch WWF’s Ocean Expert Answer Questions about Gray Whales

Watch WWF’s Ocean Expert Answer Questions about Gray Whales

Hannah Wagner April 20, 2020 0

Earlier this year, Karen Douthwaite, WWF’s Lead Ocean Specialist, joined Nat Hab during their climate change trip series where travelers could learn about the threats to our planet while seeing some of its most precious wildlife.  WWF regularly hosts “Ask Me Anything”

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Monarch Populations Decrease

Monarch Populations Decrease

Hannah Wagner March 26, 2020 0

A recent survey found that monarch butterflies only occupied 7 acres of forest during the 2019-2020 winter season, a 53% decrease from the 15 acres that were occupied only one year ago. Every year,

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Video: Elephants and Lions Align Against Rhinos

Video: Elephants and Lions Align Against Rhinos

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 24, 2020 0

The term Africa’s Big Five means something quite different today than it did when it was coined in the late 1800s during the continent’s colonial period. Then, it referenced the animals—Cape buffalo (or African buffalo),

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Southern Africa Safari: An Intimate View of Predator and Prey

Southern Africa Safari: An Intimate View of Predator and Prey

WWF March 19, 2020 0

Most people are thrilled to go on a safari in Africa, knowing they will see the iconic wildlife they have only seen in images or in zoos all their lives. Viewing zebras, giraffes, elephants,

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What is Biodiversity and Why Does it Matter?

What is Biodiversity and Why Does it Matter?

Hannah Wagner February 29, 2020 0

When I was little, I learned about dinosaurs and extinction in the same breath. Those tree trunk sized leg bones I saw at the museum belonged to animals that died out millions of years

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Climate Change Is Affecting Alaska’s Salmon—and Its Bears

Climate Change Is Affecting Alaska’s Salmon—and Its Bears

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 25, 2020 0

Katmai National Park is a realm of untrammeled rivers, pristine streams and clear lakes. The park and the greater Alaska Peninsula are part of the Bristol Bay Watershed, which, according to World Wildlife Fund,

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Cooking Stoves: Curbing Disease and Cutting Climate Change

Cooking Stoves: Curbing Disease and Cutting Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 4, 2020 0

Around the world, nearly 3 billion people cook their meals using open fires or simple stoves fueled by biomass (animal dung, crop waste or wood), coal or kerosene, according to the World Health Organization.

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9 Nat Hab destinations from NYT’s 52 places to visit in 2020

9 Nat Hab destinations from NYT’s 52 places to visit in 2020

Hannah Wagner January 31, 2020 0

Every year, the New York Times names 52 places as top destinations to visit. This year, nine Nat Hab destinations made the list. Some destinations are making strides in conservation and others are dramatically

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