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Close to our Spanish school in Samara, turtles are making their way to lay their eggs in Ostional, Costa Rica, a phenomenon known in Spanish as "arribada" or a mass emergence from the ocean. Thousands of "tortugas lora," or olive ridley turtles nest here each year in the refuge that was created in 1984. …Continue
Added by Intercultura Language School on October 29, 2011 at 10:14am — No Comments
CONSERVATION IS CRITICAL in all of Africa.
The rhinoceros for one, hovers, on the brink of extinction, at once threatened by and reliant on man. It is not for the first time the hardiest of creatures of the wild has become helpless in the face of man's careless domination.
For many animals there can be no return to conditions once enjoyed by their forebears and almost every victory for…
Added by Holiday to Africa on September 8, 2011 at 1:10pm — No Comments
“Conserving a Vanishing Way of Life”
The journey of Mantis began back in 1992 and was founded by its current chairman Adrian Gardiner. Although the group existed during those years, the name, “Mantis” was only conceived in the year 2000. The name stems from the Praying Mantis, a tiny insect with an uncanny ability to survive in even the harshest conditions by having the utmost respect for its…Continue
Added by Jennifer Schoultz on June 28, 2011 at 7:39am — No Comments
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