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Close Encounters with Nature

Nature's Thrilling and Unexpected Adventures

You could understand if Nature Conservancy marine biologist Kydd Pollock was afraid to get back in the water. After all, he was bitten by a shark – three times. But the incident – which Pollock insists was due to his error – has made him even more passionate about protecting sharks and their underwater habitats.

In fact, many Conservancy staff members have had similar reactions after experiencing close encounters with nature. Read our stories about “almost dangerous” experiences – and then share your own!

A New Hope for a New Wild

Despite what you may hear, nature is not down for the count. We are optimistic about the future -- are you? 

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