MEET LORI ROBINSON

MEET LORI ROBINSON

I grew up barefoot, surrounded by animals with snakes in our bathtub and a pet squirrel monkey that slept in my mothers hair. Join others on this site as we Celebrate humans connections to animals and nature Kindle the fire in each of us calling for more wildness Spread compassion for...
JOIN LIKE-HEARTED ANIMAL LOVERS

JOIN LIKE-HEARTED ANIMAL LOVERS

Be inspired, informed and entertained while connecting to others who share your passion for wild animals and wild places. Join our tribe of animal lovers by signing your name in the box below.  *Lion Photo from Mara Lion Project.    
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ANIMAL CONSERVATION PROGRAMS

ANIMAL CONSERVATION PROGRAMS

We have three programs – all with the goal of connecting People to Animals, Africa and Wildness for the benefit of all.    Inspire Animal Heroes: In Tanzania, Kenya and Zimbabwe we support and foster kids to become animal heroes to protect animals. We do this by sending children in Africa,...
PLASTIC LITTER CLEAN UP PROGRAM IN AFRICA

PLASTIC LITTER CLEAN UP PROGRAM IN AFRICA

Join us in ridding Africa of Plastic litter and saving animals who otherwise die from entanglement or ingesting plastic.
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How to be Everyday Gandhis

How to be Everyday Gandhis

You are Gandhi. All of us are. We have loving, caring hearts and a mind that can make decisions for the good of all. That combination is powerful. We wake up each day with a new opportunity. We get to decide whether we are going to act from our heart today. Whether we will channel...
Trade in Rhino Horn on the Decline

Trade in Rhino Horn on the Decline

A story published by The Guardian states that rhino horn is in less demand. This news comes at a time when rhinos have reached the ‘tipping point’ – when rhino numbers are declining from poaching faster than rhino are reproducing. “A poll conducted by Nielsen for the Humane Society International (HSI) and the Vietnam Convention...
Palm Oil Free Halloween Candy

Palm Oil Free Halloween Candy

Help Wildlife by buying only palm oil free Halloween candy. I’ve made it super simple for you. Here is my second annual list of palm oil free candy. I’ve chosen the easy to find, popular candies so you can effortlessly use your purchasing power to show you care. I have also listed alternatives to candy...
What is Sustainable Palm Oil?

What is Sustainable Palm Oil?

You probably don’t realize this.  But when you grab a protein bar, butter your toast, or do the laundry, you are likely contributing to the destruction of the most bio-diverse rainforests in the world. Because of one ingredient: Palm Oil. But don’t feel bad that you didn’t know this. Most people in America are unaware...
101 Kruger Tales

101 Kruger Tales

Now this looks like a fun Africa book. Having only just been published in June, I doubt you’ve read 101 Kruger Tales  yet. I haven’t. That’s why I’ve decided rather than keep you waiting for my review, I’m going to share what Roxanne Reid, author and sister Africa blogger, had to say about 101 Kruger Tales. Based...
COVE SLAUGHTER SEASON IS OPEN

COVE SLAUGHTER SEASON IS OPEN

The  annual  hunt of dolphins in Japans Tajii Cove starts again this month, September, and continues through March. In an effort headed by Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s Cove Guardian team, activists, citizens and animal lovers will once again converge on the Cove aiming to bring worldwide attention and a halt to the brutality of Japan’s...
HOW TO DO GREAT

HOW TO DO GREAT

Do you dream of making a difference in the world?  Well I’m here to tell you that you can make a difference. You can do great things. All it takes are a few easy steps. Start by admitting that doing great things comes from actions both big and small. We don’t have to be Ghandi...
Africa's Social Weaverbirds

Africa’s Social Weaverbirds

The World’s Most Populated Tree Houses, the huge communal nests of Africa’s Weaverbirds serve many benefits for it’s multi-generational occupants. The nests of most songbirds are small and hidden, made by one bird or a pair, and function only to hold, hide, and protect one clutch of eggs and young. The nests of the sociable...
What Dereck Joubert Wants You to Know About Rhinos

What Dereck Joubert Wants You to Know About Rhinos

The first time I met National Geographic’s Explorers in Residence Beverly and Dereck Joubert they were proudly announcing Botswana’s recent decision to ban trophy hunting. It was just one of a long list of accomplishments the conservation world’s hard working and much adored couple have helped make happen. But Beverly and Dereck Joubert will be the first to admit...
Meet Buddhist Monk Photographer, joSon

Meet Buddhist Monk Photographer, joSon

“In all things in nature there is something of the marvelous.” That’s a quote from Aristotle but could just as easily been from today’s guest at AfricaInside.  joSon is a Buddhist, former Monk, Photographer whose images and answers to my questions reveal his mystical, spiritual, and quiet way of seeing the natural world. I thought...
Wild Ones: why we love them

Wild Ones: why we love them

Every once in awhile there is a photo of a wild being that is so extraordinarily touching, one that when you see it, you immediately smile, or laugh or get your heart ripped wide open by the sweetness, the wonder, the joy, and the beauty of the wild being. When I find such a photo...
Mountain Lion in Oprah’s Backyard

Mountain Lion in Oprah’s Backyard

I had met Penny, Oprah’s California neighbor, a few times before, but on this day we were each walking through a protected swath of oak-studded wood surrounding her neighborhood.     “Who saw the Mountain Lion?” I asked her excitedly. I was referring to signs that had been recently posted along the path that read,...