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Conservation and Education at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium


Each summer, countless visitors across the country enjoy taking their families to zoos and aquariums all across the United States. There’s something about watching wild animals that’s captivating. There’s a level of curiosity that entrances both children and adults as they view the animals in a habitat where they can get up close and personal and learn more about them.

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War Creek


Have you ever read a book with such an extraordinary sense of place that you either felt at home –or longed to feel at home– there? Have you ever traveled to a place where you immediately felt at home? What is the unique draw of these places? And why do these places affect each of us so differently?

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Sunset in Sørfjorden, Vesterålen, Norway


From our cottage at Sørfjorden, Vesterålen, Northern Norway. A great day, and my daughter Nathalie (9) trying to catch some salmon, with bad luck. Later this evening, the sun set, and gave us some great colours at the sky, reflecting the clouds in the fjord. August 6 2014


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Blue Nights in Vesterålen, Northern Norway


Midnight, July 26 - blue nights in Vesterålen, Northern Norway


Midnight! Blue nights in Hognfjorden, Vesterålen, in Northern Norway. Photographer Benny Høynes

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Summer in Vesterålen, Northern Norway


Photos from Kvalsaukan, Sortland, Norway. As you can see, is a lovely place to live. Over the fjord, “Hognfjorden,” you may see my home, a little to the right. A beautiful cloudy day, and the flowers, with the lovely purple-pink colours, are called “Geitrams” in Norwegian - Rosebay Willowherb in Eenglish.

Tiny Bear Explores Big Questions in the Amazon!

How can the Amazon, which holds 1/5 of all of the world’s fresh water, have a lack of clean, drinkable water? This is just one of the questions an intrepid bear named Bella set out to answer during her Amazon Adventure!


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