I spent 12 magical days in Botswana exploring four camps -- Chitabe, Vumbura Plains, Abu and Mombo -- in various regions of the Okavango Delta. Each had its own personality and exciting wildlife adventure. I started my trip at Chitabe Camp, and now... Vumbura Plains
Botswana is a magical land of lush plains, staggeringly beautiful sunsets and wildlife that will blow your mind. Over 12 days I explored four camps, in various regions of the Okavango Delta, each with their own personality: Chitabe, Vumbura Plains, Abu and Mombo.
This might ruffle a few feathers with the tourism board, but aside from practicing proactive hygiene and other food safety measures, here are my top 10 things to avoid in Shanghai as a traveler during the recent avian flu outbreak
Cliff swallows are remarkable birds that migrate thousands of miles every year from South America to California to breed and raise their young at sites they have used for decades.
Hundreds of thousands of pigeons are tossed into the air even when storms are predicted along their flight paths and racers know full well that they are sending lots of them to their deaths.
We might package Passover and Easter tidily with other things, with a little "Next year in Jerusalem" here and "He is risen" there, but at their heart, both celebrate spring the season of love, of desire and blossoming. Before there was formal religion, there were birds, bees, squirrels and sex.
It's craigconnects' second anniversary already, and we've worked with some real good people in the last year to get stuff done.
The Rio Negro, I am told, is a river like any other.
By Melissa Mahony, OnEarth Living near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway isn't half bad. You learn to wipe the soot off houseplants, step over the dead ...
Rich Stallcup, one of the great ornithologists of his generation, died in December from leukemia at the age of 67. He had a certain aversion for publicity, and his life somehow mimicked the existence of the birds he so loved: intensely pursued, with a graceful passing.
People tend to believe that our species is superior to and separate from the animal kingdom, that we are the end point of the evolution of life on earth. That notion is not only false but extraordinarily dangerous.
Costa Rica is about the size of West Virginia, yet it has some of the most varied landscapes and wildlife on earth.
Hey there, folks -- here's the deal: I teamed up with the good folks at National Wildlife Federation to raise money for the furry little critters. Last month, I asked folks on social media to #Hoot2Give. Each time someone used the hashtag on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest, I gave $1 to NWF (up to $5k).
Klaas Kuiken consulted with the Vogelbescherming (Dutch Bird Association) to conceive of the "Birdhouse Rooftile" a design which offers more places in which our feathered friends may rest and feed within the city.
There is a six-foot boundary law for all animals on the islands. As humans, it was our duty to keep that distance even though the birds, who approached us regularly didn't seem to care about the rule.
In the early morning hours, I joined 72 other volunteers for Audubon's 113th Annual Christmas Bird Count. Despite the intermittent drizzle and gray skies, we fanned out and spent the next four hours covering more or less every inch of the park in an effort to count each individual bird in those 843 acres.