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Rosa Maria Ruiz, a guide from Bolivia, holding a laminated photograph in the rain to make sure they are waterproof. She will use the photos in a traveling exhibition to remote villages to educate the Bolivians about the importance of protecting Madidi.

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Volunteer Jon Thaxton with a Florida scrub-jay (threatened) at the Mary Thaxton preserve in Oscar Scherer State Park near Osprey, FL.

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Rosamaria Ruiz, an environmental activist, in Madidi National Park, Bolivia.

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Rosamaria Ruiz, an environmental activist, with native guides on a canoe in the Tuichi River, a tributary of the Amazon, in Madidi National Park, Bolivia.

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Volunteer Jon Thaxton with a Florida scrub-jay (threatened) at the Mary Thaxton preserve in Oscar Scherer State Park near Osprey, FL.

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Activist Eldon Hughes, shown at Joshua Tree National Monument in California’s Mojave Desert has worked to protect the desert habitat of the threatened desert tortoise.

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Activist Eldon Hughes, shown at Joshua Tree National Monument in California’s Mojave Desert has worked to protect the desert habitat of the threatened desert tortoise.

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