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.
FAIRBANKS -- Chilly weather isn't enough to keep ducks out of open areas of the Chena River, which means it's not enough to keep scientists out either...
Hey there -- here's the deal: my team and I worked with the good folks at National Wildlife Federation this past summer to help raise money for their ...
The advantages to having chickens foraging in my yard outweigh the trouble of their care. If you are considering chickens, provided your city or suburb's code allows them, here are a few thoughts about their care.
These formerly neglected creatures finally have a brighter future, and freedom from the suffering and neglect that had been their lot.
Everywhere I look I see plastic. From the lid on my morning coffee to the flossers that I wedge between my kids' teeth before bed, it's as ubiquitous as it is convenient.
This past spring we all heard the knocking, the repeated sound of something bumping into the window in the dining room. It didn't take long to see t...
High above the city of Nantes in western France, is perhaps one of the most interesting and thematic sky bars in the world.
Climate change has turned into the arch-enemy of civilization and rightfully so, since civilization has excluded concern for the environment until recently.
L.A.'s BEST after-school program is all about enriching the lives of students and their communities, and the ripples of this remarkable program recently spread to a challenging project in MacArthur Park known as "The Diamond in the Dust."
Exotic birds may make wonderful companions for knowledgeable, dedicated owners who have the time and other resources required to ensure the best possible quality of life for their pets.