A Blog by Lori Robinson

A Blog by Lori Robinson

Wildlife, Africa, Safari, Nature, Book reviews, Stories, Interviews, Simplicity. A blog from Lori Robinson:  fashion model, psychotherapist, writer, conservation optimist.
Saving Wild - the Book

Saving Wild – the Book

Saving Wild, Inspiration From 50 Leading Conservationists is available through Amazon or at your favorite bookstore. Jane Goodall, the Joubert’s, Ian Douglas-Hamilton, Carl Safina…. Let them inspire you.   
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Elephants - Up Close and Personal

Elephants – Up Close and Personal

Elephants are like us, but better, says Daphne Sheldrick. They share consciousness and emotions, elaborate communication and memory, and family and social ties similar to our own. In fact, elephants share more attributes with us than most other animals.   It’s the main reason elephants have become the poster child of the conservation movement. “We tend...
Animal Books

Animal Books

Do you love to read wildlife and animal books? I do. I read a lot of them. On these shelves you will find my favorites. These are the animal books I’ve read and loved.  My top recommendations. Thanks for using any of the links to buy the books. A small percentage of your purchase goes...
Magical Okavango Delta

Magical Okavango Delta

Much of Botswana lies within the arid Kalahari Desert. But in the north west of the country there is an immense inland delta river system, which spreads over 6,500 square miles (10,460 kilometers), called the Okavango Delta. Summer rains (Dec –Feb) in Angola flow into the delta from March – July, swelling the permanent waters...
Wildlife Conservationists and the Animals they Love

Wildlife Conservationists and the Animals they Love

Wildlife conservationists are often called crazy, unrealistic, and a dying breed. They are also called super heroes, and wildlife’s last hope.   In Wild Lives, Leading Conservationists and the Animals and Planet They Love, you will meet twenty of the world’s top wildlife conservationists. People who are saving cheetah, penguins, giraffes, dolphins, lions, elephants, wolves,...
Improving the World One Bird Box at a Time

Improving the World One Bird Box at a Time

This bird box story was told to me by Janie Chodosh, the co-author of my new book, Wild Lives. I loved the story so much I asked her to write it up for all of you to read. I think it’s a perfect inspirational tale in celebration of Earth Day.      Improving the World One...
Asian Elephants and the Man who is Saving Them

Asian Elephants and the Man who is Saving Them

With more than eight hundred large tea estates and thousands of smaller tea gardens yielding more than seven hundred million pounds of black tea annually, Assam, India is the most productive tea-producing region in the world. The state is also home to more than 10 percent of the world’s remaining Asian elephants. With an explosive...
Nature Words Go Extinct - You won't believe why

Nature Words Go Extinct – You won’t believe why

I recently attended a talk by eco warrior and nature words writer Terry Tempest Williams. Although she is a great speaker I can only remember one thing from the two-hour event.   About half way through her talk Terry told the audience that the following words have been removed from the new version of the...
When is Earth Day? Every Day.

When is Earth Day? Every Day.

When is Earth Day? This year it falls on April 22. It is a day to celebrate, praise and notice Mother Earth. A day to remember all she is, all she does, and all she gives. A reminder that without Mother Earth, none of us would be alive. For Earth Day, and every day for...
Wild Lives

Wild Lives

Wild Lives, Leading Conservationists on the Animals and Planet They Love.   Luckily for all of us, there are human superheroes. More than you know. More than you might think. More than you’d guess. And when a species doesn’t go extinct, when birds still migrate, where giraffes still run and lions still rule and elephants continue...
Wildlife Day

Wildlife Day

Although we here at SavingWild.com celebrate and work towards protecting animals every day of the year, designating a wildlife day for one species, or a group of animals – as in Endangered Species Day or International Primate Day – has become popular. It’s a day to focus your efforts, collaborate with others who share your...
The Best Wildlife Blogs

The Best Wildlife Blogs

In the world of wildlife blogs SavingWild.com is lonely. You can find hundreds of blogs about cooking, fashion, and makeup. But try finding even a dozen good wildlife blogs. Believe me, there aren’t that many.  That’s why I decided to highlight my favorite wildlife blogs for you. I went searching so you don’t have to....
Magic in Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge [video]

Magic in Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge [video]

The holiday ritual in the Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge, here in New Mexico, is a spectacular gathering of sandhill cranes and snow geese. They appear en masse this time of year, ambassadors for wild things and wild places. Their numbers, about 10,000 of each species, is a reminder of what we have lost and...