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The Easiest Health Tip You've Never Heard Of

The Easiest Health Tip You’ve Never Heard Of

The health benefits from ‘earthing’ are so simple you may discard the idea at first. But don’t, because the simplest things are often the best. What I am going to tell you about is something the Bushmen in Africa have done for years. In fact most indigenous cultures around the world do this naturally.    Nature Cures We...
Dereck and Beverly Joubert- A Love Story

Dereck and Beverly Joubert- A Love Story

Seconds after meeting conservationist extraordinaire Beverly Joubert for the first time, she holds my hand as if we are BFF’s. I found her to be generous, kind, warm and attentive -someone I would want as a best friend forever. She is also, surprising because of her petite and feminine characteristics, a woman who has no...
6 Ways to Help Bees Do Their Job

6 Ways to Help Bees Do Their Job

Every year around this time, billions of commercially managed honey bees from around the United States are stacked inside semi-trailers headed for California. Specifically, the bees are being trucked to a 600-mile stretch of trees in the Central Valley that produces 80% of the world’s almonds (about 2 billion pounds in a good year). The...
THE CARBON FOOTPRINT THAT TRUMPS ALL OTHERS

THE CARBON FOOTPRINT THAT TRUMPS ALL OTHERS

As a lover of wild places and wildlife I’m guessing over the years you’ve adopted lifestyle changes to reduce your carbon footprint on the earth. You turn off the water while brushing your teeth, you take shorter showers, you recycle, you drive less or own a hybrid or electric vehicle, you carry your own bag...
Where is Your Nature Place?

Where is Your Nature Place?

For those of us living in the northern hemisphere, Spring has officially arrived. It’s that time of year when nature beckons for us to come outside, walk barefoot on the land, lay on the ground, smell the flowers, talk to the birds. The Japanese term for spending time in nature is shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing....
Saving Wild Cheetahs with Laurie Marker

Saving Wild Cheetahs with Laurie Marker

Laurie Marker, founder of Cheetah Conservation Fund, says if humans don’t act to make big changes now, in a few years there won’t be enough cheetahs remaining in the wild to save the species from extinction. With an estimated 10,000 left in the wild, cheetahs are Africa’s most endangered big cat. SavingWild.com talks to Laurie...
Surprising Facts About Jane Goodall

Surprising Facts About Jane Goodall

If you have been following SavingWild.com you know I often write about my mentor and friend Dr. Jane Goodall. Besides the obvious reason – Dr. Jane is a mentor for most of the people on the planet who care about wild animals and wild places – there are other, more intimate reasons why I write...
The Skinny on Palm Oil

The Skinny on Palm Oil

Palm oil is one of the worst ingredients out there for a healthy body and a healthy planet. It’s high in saturated fat: one tablespoon of the inexpensive vegetable oil contains 55 percent of the daily recommendation of saturated fat.   But the real issue is that Palm oil plantations are destroying biodiversity and wiping...
Tom Mangelsen’s Last Great Wild Places

Tom Mangelsen’s Last Great Wild Places

Tom Mangelsen. Although he is counted among the world’s greatest wildlife photographers, you may not know his name. But I bet you’ll recognize his work. Especially this one: titled Catch of the Day, it’s one of the most widely circulated and published wildlife photographs in history.   Films, like Disney’s Lion, Chimpanzee and Bear movies,...
Saving Wild Rhinos

Saving Wild Rhinos

Starting this month, 100 rhinos from South Africa are be airlifted to secret locations in Botswana in a last ditch effort to keep these prehistoric creatures far from the poachers reach.   A record 1,020 rhino died last year, leaving an estimated 30,000 rhino left in the world.   “There is a rhino war,” wildlife...
Tina Welling on Writing Wild

Tina Welling on Writing Wild

Tina Welling and I met for a cup of Goddess tea at a popular restaurant in her hometown of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. I was a little nervous – this being the author of one of my favorite books : Writing Wild, whose pages in my copy are dog-eared, highlighted, and trimmed with skinny colorful post-its.   Dressed in three...
Saving Wildlife Couldn't be Easier

Saving Wildlife Couldn’t be Easier

If you are interested in Saving Wildlife and you use Amazon, you will love this. This is so easy. So transformative. And so appreciated, that I hope you will do it.  EVERYTIME you shop at Amazon your purchases can be saving wildlife.  How?   It’s this simple: Amazon will automatically give a small percentage of...