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Birdwatching: A Growing Industry in Post-Conflict Colombia

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In November 2016, Colombia’s congress approved a historic peace deal after a 52-year conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). For decades, the presence of armed groups prevented…

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- Oct 22, 2017
Peru’s Chaparrí Conservation Area: A Wildlife Reserve in the Tumbesian Dry Forests

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Named for the mountain that dominates the landscape, the Chaparrí Conservation Area is located about 50 miles east of the Pacific coast in northern Peru.

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- May 04, 2017
Reduce, Reuse and ... Power Up

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Perspective can dictate what we see. A visitor to Guam or Easter Island may see sandy beaches or breathtaking seascapes, but a local may see an endless tide carrying plastic bottle caps and spent fishing…

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- Aug 22, 2016
Bird Conservation in Colombia’s Andean Forests

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I wake up at 4:30 a.m. in my tent and go out to admire the dark, cloud-covered forest. I meet with my team of locals to warm up and discuss our plan of action. Over a nice cup of Colombian coffee, we sit…

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- May 08, 2016
Conservation Under the Pandas’ “Umbrella”

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When it comes to wildlife protection, the most photogenic species — such as polar bears, dolphins and pandas — seem to attract the most attention and conservation dollars.

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- Feb 25, 2016
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

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Over the last 500 million years, Earth has experienced five mass extinctions. Each was marked by the obliteration of a significant proportion of all life on the planet within a geologically insignificant…

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- Dec 23, 2014
Dead or Alive: The Promise of Tourism for Shark Conservation

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When many people hear the words shark and tourism in the same sentence, the first thing they think of is how to avoid these creatures of the deep. The second thing is the ubiquitous image of a small diver…

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- May 07, 2013
My Pantanal: The Movie

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Join Panthera and young cowboy Aerenilso as they explore the ranches and wetlands of western Brazil, looking for the elusive jaguar. This short film addresses some of the concerns of local ranchers and…

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- Sep 10, 2012
An Interview with Sharon Matola

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Altaire Cambata had the chance to meet Sharon Matola, the founder of the Belize Zoo – and still the only zoo in Belize – while studying abroad at the Tropical Education Center. Here, Altaire and Sharon…

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- Jul 02, 2012
Do you know the Pudú?

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Pudú are the world’s smallest deer species, found in the temperate forests of South America. Like other deer, pudú eat foliage, shoots, twigs, bark, buds, fruit and seeds.

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- Jun 08, 2012
My Pantanal

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In this simple yet stirring short film about life in the Pantanal, the big cat conservation organization Panthera reaches out to the people of Brazil in an attempt to discuss with them the importance of…

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- Mar 05, 2012
The Global Impact of Climate Change

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What are the implications for indigenous or place-based cultures facing the imminent and gradually-destructive processes of climate change? There is a significant amount of literature that suggests the…

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- Jan 02, 2012