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We can be nature’s eyes. Conservation photography has been a long-time medium for furthering environmental issues and success stories. Beginning in the 1860′s with photographers like Ansel Adams & William Henry Jackson, these images have […] read more
Mali is no longer in the headlines but that does not mean that everything is back to normal! (1) The Gourma region of central Mali –  home to the desert elephants and many […] read more
The WILD Foundation and Rewilding Europe have extended their partnership by signing a ‘Collaborative Conservation Agreement’ for 2014-2015. The partnership will build on the successful cooperation thus far and will focus on building further […] read more
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Fri Aug 22, 2014 - How are you protecting Parks, People, Planet? Join the @CoalitionWILD #PushingBoundaries Challenge! http://t.co/54rYYT2voZ
Thu Aug 21, 2014 - #Vultures are being killed on an unprecedented scale across #Africa...but why? http://t.co/g24alfANoS
Thu Aug 21, 2014 - More #scubadiving means sicker coral reefs- but there are a few simple measures that can help! http://t.co/wMpaTLi4kQ #marinewilderness
Wed Aug 20, 2014 - RT @HuffPostPhoto: The National Park Service turns 98 next week! Share your park pics at #HappyBirthdayNPS (Pic:Ian Foote/Flickr) http://t.?
Wed Aug 20, 2014 - RT @cpaws "Nature's art: 20 sights in nature you won't believe are real " http://t.co/dk6KPlAyEc
Wed Aug 20, 2014 - RT @rationalrosie: @WILDfoundation 66 drafts...so Glad Zahniser never gave up! #WildernessAct #Wilderness50
Wed Aug 20, 2014 - @rationalrosie Couldn't agree with you more!
Wed Aug 20, 2014 - Can you guess how many drafts Howard Zahniser wrote of the #WildernessAct before it became law in 1964? #Wilderness50

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