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Bald Eagles Hatch On Live Webcam, Capture Hearts Around The World

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 03.16.2016 | Good News

Two live webcams are giving exciting peeks into the lives of a new family of bald eagles in California, as well as an expecting couple in the nation's...

In Pictures: Los Indianos Carnival In Santa Cruz De La Palma

José Ayut | Posted 02.12.2016 | World
José Ayut

The Carnival draws people from across the world -- tripling the town's inhabitants. The practice of throwing talcum powder or flour among the crowds marks the celebration. La Palma's clear sky turns a white that dies with the colors of dawn.

In Galápagos, a Case of Suicide or Murder?

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 03.24.2015 | Crime
Cecilia Alvear

Was it suicide or murder? The Ecuadorian government, hoping to answer that question, says it is reopening the case of the death of underwater filmmaker Valerie de la Valdene, whose body was found July 5, 2014 in her home on Santa Cruz island in the Galápagos.

Galápagos Struggle for Survival: Darwin Foundation vs. Santa Cruz Municipality

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 01.23.2015 | San Francisco
Cecilia Alvear

Darwin Foundation gift shop in Santa Cruz island, Galápagos. Darwin Foundation photo. In the beginning it was just a "little shop around the corner"...

There Are Guides, Then There's the Galápagos: Going Rogue on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 05.18.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Dante had the Roman poet Virgil to guide him through the nine circles of Hell in the Inferno part of his Divine Comedy, and the Florentine beauty Beat...

Natural LA? I'll show you!

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 10.16.2012 | Los Angeles
The Nature Conservancy in California

It's true, Los Angeles is a large, busy city, but it is also one of the few cities in the United States with so many biodiverse, natural places to see within 100 miles of the downtown area.