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Reflecting on the Ivory Crush in Times Square

AWF's Jimmiel Mandima Feeds a Piece of Ivory onto the Crusher's Conveyor Belt

Each day, approximately 330,000 people pass through New York City’s Times Square intersection. Within this concrete jungle, tourists take selfies with street performers, billboards on towering buildings flash images of celebrities, and taxis honk their horns at slowpokes in crosswalks.

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On Their Level: My First Walking Safari

On Their Level

A guided walking safari offers the thrilling opportunity to get closer to some of Africa’s most charismatic wildlife. Up until last month, I had completed all my safaris sat within a Land Rover or a rental car.

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Fog-Basking Beetle, the Little Beetle That Could

Namib beetle in the desert

Arid parks may sound boring to some, but it’s incredibly fascinating how much plant life and wildlife is sustained despite such a harsh living environment.

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South Africa's Move to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Khi Solar One, South Africa's solar tower

Just outside Upington, South Africa, the slender grey tower shimmered in the distance like a heat mirage. You can be driving down empty highway roads for hours, passing nothing but dust devils and quiver trees, when suddenly, signs of Africa’s rapid growth and development appear in front of you.

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Vultures' Value

Vultures in a tree in South Africa

If there are vultures circling above, there is a good chance you’ll find a fresh animal kill nearby.

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