Tag Archives: endangered

EXPLORING CUBA: ZAPATA SWAMP

Take a journey into the depths of Cuba’s Zapata Swamp, or as some call it, Cuba’s Everglades. The largest wetland in the Caribbean, this place explodes with unique plants and animals!

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BIRDS OF CUBA

Cuba, like many islands, is rich with endemic life. Twenty seven species of birds can be found nowhere else in the world!

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PROWLING FOR PANTHERS

Who knew the largest cat in Florida would be so vulnerable?

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THE ORCHID KEEPERS

Exciting things can happen when dedicated people work together…like bringing a rare orchid back from the brink of extinction!

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SEA TURTLES AND THE GREAT ARRIBADA

SEA TURTLES AND THE GREAT ARRIBADA

On just a few beaches in the world, thousands of ridley sea turtles come ashore to nest at the same time. Check out one of nature’s great spectacles!

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FLAGSHIP SPECIES

FLAGSHIP SPECIES

D. Paul Reillo and the Rare Species Conservatory Foundation are trying to save the planet, with the help of a few rock-star animals!

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CITIZEN SCIENCE

CITIZEN SCIENCE

Science is for everybody. I mean everybody.

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Shark Adventures: Tagging Along

3/4/12  At 6:30 on a Saturday morning most people are enjoying their weekend slumber. I’m chugging coffee, blasting NPR, and clicking my way down US1 towards Islamorada. This time, skimping on sleep is an enthusiastic compromise. Today I’m embarking on a real adventure.  7:45 am.   Mile marker 85 appears. I turn towards the bay side […]

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