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Walking With Lions and Canned Hunting in South Africa
Founder, Extraordinary Journeys
One of our clients just asked why we won't book them on a 'walking with lions' experience. We pride ourselves on offering amazing experiences and this would surely be one of them! But we simply cannot encourage this practice.
Protecting FL Wetlands: If Not Rick Scott, Who Can We Count On?
Freelance writer covering all things digital business
World Wildlife Day: Why We Need Wild Animals
Naturalist, explorer, and author of Mother to God: An Extraord...
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.
Leopard Print: A Thing of Beauty or a Symbol of Failure?
Seven-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, National Geographic E...
We are determined to make leopard print a cause for celebration, not a reminder of our collective failure.
Collaring Cougars in the Name of Conservation
Big cat tracker
Whether we recognize it or not, we need these wild places with big predators. Perhaps we don't go there often, but all of us need that touch of the wild.
Ebola Could Deal A Death Blow To Africa's Wildlife
Safe Havens for Our Wildlife Has No ETA on the Horizon
Writer, producer, environmentalist and philanthropist
It's a shame to see how loudly the calls for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline are when the preservation of our remaining Megafauna -- a resource unlikely to be technologically obviated, like oil, any time soon -- remains a backwater in the national discourse.
Want Self-Improvement? Turn to an Elephant
Executive Director of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (UK)
Conservationist Dame Daphne Sheldrick believes elephants are inherently better than humans (and she's not the first). I'm inclined to agree, but if that's the case, what can we learn from a species that's been alive for over xx million years?
Elephants Today Have No Place to Hide
Actress, journalist, animal activist
Today the world has grown smaller; the human population is expanding and exploding, and the elephants and their ancestral homelands are being systematically disregarded, discarded and destroyed.
WARNING: Safaris Are Highly Addictive! A Primer for the Adventure of a Lifetime (PHOTOS)
The Insatiable Traveler
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Mitik's Fight to Survive
Dr. Cristián Samper
President and CEO, Wildlife Conservation Society
A Pacific walrus calf, orphaned and rescued in Arctic waters, arrived at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium last week determined to live and beat his odds.
Providing Refuge for All Americans
Policy Director, ConservAmerica
That's the timeless lesson Americans learned when Theodore Roosevelt established America's first refuge on Pelican Island 109 years ago -- and one that we must diligently remind our elected political leaders of today.
Ecofund: Our Story
Sandrine Beauchamp Faschina
Ecofund was born from the action of several real-life heroes of the environment, people like you and me, acting with the means at hand to preserve ecosystems in their community -- and thus our planet!
'Extinction Rider' Would Unravel Years of Work Protecting Rare Species
Executive Director, Center for Biological Diversity
Over the past four decades, the Endangered Species Act has kept extinction at bay for grizzly bears, bald eagles and wolves. We shouldn't deny that opportunity to hundreds more species that desperately need help but have yet to get any.
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