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  • Date: 19 September 2013
  • Author: Maddi Higgins, WWF Travel

Melissa Scott’s extraordinary knowledge of nature and effervescent personality earned her the title of NHA’s Staff Naturalist. We talked to her about her love of North America, her bird imitation abilities and the importance of ecotourism.

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  • Date: 12 September 2013
  • Author: Sarah Fogel, WWF

The Galapagos Islands have been part of Gustavo Andrade’s life for as long as he can remember. Raised by a father who worked as a Galapagos tour boat captain for many years, Gustavo’s childhood was spent sailing the seas. The islands were his summer playground, the sea lions and marine turtles, his playmates. He says becoming a naturalist guide was a path he was destined to take.

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  • Date: 15 August 2013
  • Author: Matt Erke, WWF

Next in our WWF Staff travel series is Matt Erke. Matt serves as an associate for WWF’s Eastern Himalayas program. Matt tells about how travel opened his eyes to the incredible beauty and power of nature.

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  • Date: 06 August 2013
  • Author: WWF Travel

This is Costa Rica
Presented by Natural Habitat Adventures
Tuesday, August 6 @ 3PM Eastern, 2pm Central, 1pm Mountain, 12pm Pacific
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Have you heard of a peccary? It's one of many types of species you might find while venturing through the Costa Rican wilderness. Costa Rica contains 5 percent of the world's biodiversity within its borders - which means an incredible amount of wildlife is concentrated throughout its lush lands.

Listen in and ask questions as our Natural Habitat guide describes some of the adventures, experiences and incredible biodiversity to be found in Costa Rica.

Join a trip with WWF to experience these Costa Rican wonders for yourself.

  • Date: 01 August 2013
  • Author: Maddi Higgins, WWF Travel

In his role as Natural Habitat Adventure’s Head Naturalist, Eric Rock travels around the world leading tours and developing new ones. Find out why Eric considers Alaska home, the most important part of guiding and why you should travel.

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  • Date: 22 July 2013
  • Author: WWF Travel

Nature + Culture: India's Wild Side
Presented by Suhail Gupta, NatHab Guide
Tuesday, July 23 @ 3PM Eastern, 2pm Central, 1pm Mountain, 12pm Pacific
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Suhail Gupta, an experienced naturalist, brings India to life in this hour-long webinar.  Gupta, who has helped film tigers for several BBC productions including Toby Sinclair's Land of the Tiger series, will detail how NatHab provides the best chances of seeing Bengal tigers in the wild, iconic Indian cultural experiences as well as other off the beaten path destinations that provide intimate nature encounters.

Learn how you can join a trip to experience the wild side of India.

  • Date: 18 July 2013
  • Author: Rachel Kramer, WWF

Next in our WWF Staff travel series is Rachel Kramer. A three-year assignment in Madagascar with Peace Corps solidified her love for travel and conservation, eventually leading her to WWF. Rachel now serves as a program officer for TRAFFIC North America, a wildlife trade monitoring network and with WWF’s Wildlife Crime Technology Project. In this blog, Rachel talks about an unusual maned lioness in the Okavango Delta and a remote 4-legged journey into Madagascar’s Marojejy National Park.

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  • Date: 27 June 2013
  • Author: WWF Travel

The WWF Travel Program teamed up with Natural Habitat Adventures to bring our audience a special webinar to inspire travel and educate anyone within an interest in polar bears.

In this webinar, Managing Director of WWF's Species Conservation Program, Dr. Sybille Klenzendorf, discusses the importance of polar bear conservation work and what WWF is doing to address threats to their population and habitat. Afterwards, listen to naturalist, Eric Rock discuss the travel experience in Churchill, Manitoba, aptly named the "Polar Bear Capital of the World."

If you're unable to listen through the whole webinar, use the webinar highlights we've put together below to listen in on the topics that most interest you.

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  • Date: 20 June 2013
  • Author: Tania Segura, WWF Travel

Our spotlight on travel stories from WWF staff members continues. This week we highlight a senior administrator for WWF’s Information Technology department who caught the travel bug while studying abroad. Caitlin Moore talks about remote nights where only stars and the sounds of the Amazonian rainforest surrounded her.

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  • Date: 30 May 2013
  • Author: Elissa Leibotwitz Poma, WWF

This summer we're again bringing you travel stories from WWF staff. First up: Sybille Klenzendorf

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