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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...
Jane Goodall: An Insiders View

Jane Goodall: An Insiders View

Working for Jane Goodall was 27 year-old Jacob Petersen’s dream job for as long as he can remember. And four years ago that dream became reality. As Dr. Goodall’s liaison, office of the founder, Jacob handles all the logistics for Jane’s lecture tours in the USA and travels with her several months each year during...
Make Your Giving Count, #GivingTuesday

Make Your Giving Count, #GivingTuesday

Most charitable giving is done between now and the end of the year. In fact, November 29th is the global day for giving- #GivingTuesday.   That’s why I’m posting this – my top choices for wildlife donations. I want to make it easy for you to give.   Some of the best work in wildlife...
8 Inspirational Gifts for Nature Lovers

8 Inspirational Gifts for Nature Lovers

Here are eight of my favorite inspirational gifts for people on your list who love animals, nature, wildlife and wild places.    For Wildlife Conservationists Inspirational Book: Saving Wild   Fifty of the world’s leading conservationists – amazing men and women all over the world – who have devoted their lives to saving some of the...