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A Winding Road: Population and Consumption in India
A Winding Road: Population and Consumption in India

by Altaire Cambata

In a world where the opulent often clashes with the impoverished, where modernity clashes with tradition, India has swept travelers off their feet by embracing both and the contradictions therein. Here,…

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- Jul 09, 2012
Climate Change – Why It Disproportionately Affects Women
Climate Change – Why It Disproportionately Affects Women

by George Stevens

Everyone is affected by global climate change, but some are affected more than others. The poor fare worst of all, and most of the world’s impoverished people are women. According to UNECA, 70% of the…

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- Jun 14, 2012
The Power of Pets
The Power of Pets

by Tara Waters Lumpkin

National Capital Therapy Dogs Inc. is a non-profit, completely volunteer organization that specializes in providing animal therapy to patients in locations such as health facilities, schools, shelters…

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- May 08, 2012
Humpbacks of Ha’apai
Humpbacks of Ha’apai

by Tannyr Carnes

Gentle giants, humpback whales are one of the most important tourist attractions in the island nation of Tonga. Many local outfitters offer “up close and personal” experiences with these rare mammals,…

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- Apr 23, 2012
Searching for the Fossa
Searching for the Fossa

by Julia Osterman

Voices for Biodiversity’s Julia Osterman takes readers on a journey to the mysterious island of Madagascar, where she spent time researching the rare fossa, the largest native predator on the island. Julia…

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- Apr 16, 2012
Dancing with Horses
Dancing with Horses

by Catherine Meyer, JoAnna Mendl Shaw

In 1997, choreographer JoAnna Mendl Shaw developed a unique collaboration between equestrianism and dance, a new connection between horse and human. By partnering natural horsemanship with elaborate choreography,…

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- Apr 08, 2012
On the Wild Plains
On the Wild Plains

by Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson

As a husband and wife photography team, Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson have traveled the globe capturing some of the rarest ecosystems, each in danger of falling off the map in the wake of habitat destruction…

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- Apr 02, 2012
Izilwane Remembers Lawrence Anthony
Izilwane Remembers Lawrence Anthony

by Kathryn Pardo

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA—The world is saying goodbye this month to one of the most fascinating conservationists of this generation. Elephant Whisperer – so-called because of his ability to understand…

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- Mar 16, 2012
Food, Culture and Conservation
Food, Culture and Conservation

by Jim O’Donnell

In this stunning photo gallery, photographer Jim O’Donnell explores the connections between food and our natural environment. With these images, he illustrates the ways in which our food system is fragile…

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- Feb 20, 2012
Expedition: Fossa
Expedition: Fossa

by Kathryn Pardo

Join photographer Joel Quimby as he ventures to Madagascar to find a carnivore and to experience life among the Malagasy people.

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- Jan 30, 2012
Just Another Species
Just Another Species

by Narisa Bhanji

We humans like to think of ourselves as superior beings that have control over the fates of other species. We have given ourselves the power to define how the environment and other species around us live.

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- Jan 17, 2012
Exploring Ecuador
Exploring Ecuador

by Tannyr Carnes

In January 2011, Voices for Biodiversity’s Tannyr Carnes had a wonderful opportunity to travel to Ecuador and Galapagos and to observe firsthand the incredible biodiversity and vast beauty of this fragile…

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- Jan 15, 2012