14 Jun '11, 8pm

5 Wild Animals You Can Protect On Your Next Vacation:

5 Wild Animals You Can Protect On Your Next Vacation:

It seems that every day another news article comes out about animals facing extinction. The list of reasons is seemingly endless including loss of habitat, the wildlife trade, and climate change. What the media rarely covers is the stories of hope, where communities come together to protect the animals that live around them. There are many of these stories around the world, where dedicated conservationists are coming up with innovative ways to help these endangered species recover while improving the lives of local residents. Many of these programs include volunteer activities for travelers to participate in research and conservation programs. Here are just a few of the opportunities for travelers to help wildlife: - Green Sea Turtles in Baja : Years ago, many turtle researchers wrote off Baja's turtles as beyond saving. However, an award-winning network of fishermen, scie...

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