Conservationists
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,...
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...
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...
Beyond Words by Carl Safina

Beyond Words by Carl Safina

In his newest book, Beyond Words, Carl Safina says, “Science usually asks ‘it’ questions about animals. Where does it live, what does it eat, what does it do when danger threatens. But, always forbidden is the one question that might open the door: Who?”   Beyond Words is Safina’s quest to explore ‘Who are you?’...
Inside the Life of Conservationist George Schaller

Inside the Life of Conservationist George Schaller

Tibet Wild by George Schaller. Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to be a conservationist? To have the recognition of being the person saving tigers, or polar bears, or elephants? What’s it like to spend your life protecting wildlife and wild places, often in some of the remotest areas of the world? What...
Saving Elephants' Top Four Champions

Saving Elephants’ Top Four Champions

In honor of Save the Elephants Day (April 16th) four of the world’s leading elephant conservationists offer hope and inspiration for saving elephants, the largest land animal on earth, from extinction.   These amazing people were also interviewed in my book, Saving Wild, Inspiration From 50 Leading Conservationists. (All quotes are excerpts from my book)....
Inspiration From 50 Leading Conservationists Saving Wild

Inspiration From 50 Leading Conservationists Saving Wild

My new book, Saving Wild, Inspiration From 50 Leading Conservationists, with a foreword by Jane Goodall is now available in paper back and ebook on  Amazon.com.  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 most endangered species and the...
Best 40 Wildlife Organizations that Won't Waste Your $$$

Best 40 Wildlife Organizations that Won’t Waste Your $$$

  Here is Part 1 of the list of my current favorite 40 wildlife organizations to donate to.    SAVING ELEPHANTS David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust For orphaned elephants and rhinos it doesn’t get better than this wildlife organization. With an orphanage in Nairobi and a wild release and anti-poaching program in Kenya’s largest national Park,...
Quit Wasting Your Generosity

Quit Wasting Your Generosity

I have a Senegalese friend who now lives in the USA working as an African drummer. Every morning Bara walks along the streets of Los Angeles purposely seeking a homeless person. When he finds that person, Bara reaches into his own pocket and hands out one of the few dollars he possesses.   I have...
Spiritually Ancient Forests in Ethiopia

Spiritually Ancient Forests in Ethiopia

In the highlands of Ethiopia, American scientist Meg Lowman is working with local forest ecologist Alemayehu Wassie to protect ancient church forests. Ranging in size from five acres to more than 1,000, some of Ethiopia’s church forests are more than fifteen hundred years old. The ancient forests are said to be necklaces around the church,...
Can Paddle Boarding Save The Cove's Dolphins?

Can Paddle Boarding Save The Cove’s Dolphins?

Japan’s Taiji Cove annual dolphin hunt began September 1st and continues until March. Fisherman round up entire pods of dolphins and small whales from the open ocean, driving them into the Taiji cove where they capture the most attractive dolphins (those without visible scars or flaws) for a life in captivity in Marine Parks, and send...
“Trees are Like Mothers,” says Meg Lowman

“Trees are Like Mothers,” says Meg Lowman

Trees surrounding churches in Northern Ethiopia have been guarded for 1,500 years while the surrounding forests have been stripped bare. Shinto shrines protect ancient tree forests in Japan, the Buddha is said to have meditated for years beneath a bodhi tree, and the yew tree is believed to protect those who shelter beneath it. What...