I joined the WCS Malaysia team on a trek recently through the rainforest of Endau-Rompin, a state park in the southern part of Johor on Peninsular Malaysia. To get to this remote rainforest, you drive many hours past acre after acre of oil palm, through a forest reserve, and then you are there.
In celebration of World Wildlife Day, let us remember that wild animals have made us who we are. They are essential to our foundation, to our very existence. Wild animals keep our world alive. Without them, there is no us.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter and a little more crowded. @@ Climate Change: The Elevator Pitch * * * ...
Legions of dedicated individuals are deep in the fight to save this majestic creature, the largest of the world's cats.
I am feeling embarrassed even as I write this, but, well, we have whiskers, they have whiskers. It is time for the cold war between men and cats to end.
You shouldn't have to worry that installing a new hardwood floor in your kitchen will rob Siberian tigers of their home.
The soaring demand for products derived from wildlife has pushed several iconic species --including elephants, rhinos, and tigers, as well as many lesser known species -- toward the precipice of extinction. This is a global crisis for both wildlife and people, particularly local communities.
Fall is the artist spell, the interval to immerse in color and crisp air. It is the time to explore, without the crowds, so that vistas appear at Earth's first morning.
Each year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provides funding appropriated by act of Congress for targeted international conservation projects to pro...
Hopefully, Mr. Modi will recognize that the fragile nature he holds in temporary custody is a product of millions of years of evolutionary Karma. Grandmother Nature gave birth to Mother India, which he has sworn to serve.
The recent 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony had its share of celebrities that night. Robert Kennedy Jr. exuded a fiery eloquence worthy of his family's political forebears as he equated large scale environmental destruction to the large scale subversion of democracy.
The retort appears to be the Indian government's stock response to concerns that its planned expansion of coal mining is so immense that it could render extinct the tiger population of central India.
Many in India worship Sherawali Mata or Durga, the divine "Mother Goddess" who comes mounted on a tiger, making the king of the jungle the chosen vehicle of one of India's most powerful and revered religious deities.
Monkeys are dressed in garish clothes and smacked by trainers before they reluctantly ride bikes or horses. Bears wear brightly colored skirts and are forced to stand and skip with ropes, before being punched -- hard in the face -- when they fail.
This team could get bumped in the first round. Oakland came to town a few weeks ago and pushed us around like we were the Marlins -- perhaps a bad analogy given the no-hitter they tossed against our b-team Sunday.
Tony is a tiger happily promoting Frosted Flakes and growling at the same time. It makes no sense.