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Territorio de Zaguates

A unique, no-kill dog sanctuary in Costa Rica offering a safe haven for stray dogs, promoting adoption with free-roaming, hillside grounds.

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Where: Territorio de Zaguates, Heredia, Costa Rica. Territorio de Zaguates, or Land of the Strays, is an extraordinary dog shelter tucked in the mountains of Costa Rica, just an hour from San José. Home to over 1300 adoptable dogs, the famous shelter hosts giant pack walks that are free, open to the public, and perfect for the dog-loving traveler in need of some puppy love. While the shelter is currently closed and undergoing renovations in 2019, we recommend that you start planning your 2020 visit ASAP. How: CoralWatch, any tropical location underwater There aren’t enough scientists to monitor all of the world’s coral reefs; that’s where you come in. Volunteers survey reefs all over the world, wherever they happen to be diving, and report back to CoralWatch by entering data online. To get started, you’ll just need to download the information sheets online and request a coral health chart.
How: ProjectManta, any location underwater Have an underwater camera? You can help marine scientists track and monitor individual manta rays just by photographing their bellies. Manta rays have unique spotting patterns on their underside and researchers can determine behavior and movement patterns just by analyzing your images. To contribute, you can upload your photos to the Project Manta Facebook page or email them directly to the university. They only ask that you provide your name, contact information, date and location of the sighting, and any observations you made while photographing.

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