global wildlife conservation
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...
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...
Extraordinary Opportunity

Extraordinary Opportunity

Thrust. The word means to be suddenly pushed into a specified direction.   Imagine being physically pushed. In response many of us may think we have only three options: we fall down (give up), we move in the opposite direction (give in), or we push back against the force.   But there is another way....
Saving Wildlife Really Can Be This Easy!

Saving Wildlife Really Can Be This Easy!

This is an easy, extremely effective, and much appreciated action for saving wildlife around the world. And it won’t cost you a cent!   IT’S THIS SIMPLE: Use the SavingWild Amazon Link  (this is different than the smile program) every time you shop on Amazon and a small percentage of the cost of your purchases will go...
Goodall walks her talk for Animals and the Planet

Goodall walks her talk for Animals and the Planet

     Last night at a dinner party a group of us were engaged in a heartfelt discussion about wildlife, habitat destruction, and climate change when the hostess announced, “Dinner’s ready. There’s pulled pork, and barbeque beef.”      I couldn’t help but notice the irony that the very same people who were, only moments earlier,...
Halloween Candy - the Good and the Bad

Halloween Candy – the Good and the Bad

You’re passionate about wildlife, right?  That’s why I’m excited to tell you about this one simple thing about your Halloween candy purchase that will help solve one of the biggest threats to wildlife we face today. This is such a simple, feel good way to take action, that each and everyone of us can make a huge...
If Animals Could Speak, Here's What They'd Say [Infographic]

If Animals Could Speak, Here’s What They’d Say [Infographic]

Animals are communicating all the time. We just don’t understand them very well. When I spend time watching an animal in the wild, or really paying attention to my dog or cat I begin to notice all sorts of gestures and expressions, subtle compared to the overt ways of human animals, but I am sure...
10 Best Actions You Can Take to Save Wildlife

10 Best Actions You Can Take to Save Wildlife

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by all the bad news about wildlife? Do you wish you knew how you could really make a difference to help save wildlife?   Well, here are my choices for the top ten best actions you can take to help save wildlife.    The top 10, most effective ways to save...
Best NGOs For Wildlife, Part 2

Best NGOs For Wildlife, Part 2

As promised, here is part 2 of this years best 40 NGOs working to save wildlife and wild lands all over the world. There are many organizations doing great work saving wild, but I have chosen those NGOs for wildlife that I am familiar with, or that I think deserve more attention for the wonderful...
Climate Change: Crisis or Opportunity?

Climate Change: Crisis or Opportunity?

cop21: In Paris, starting tomorrow, the fate of the world as we know it, is at stake. The future of the planet is in the hands of the more than 40,000 delegates from 195 countries attending the United Nations climate change summit, the cop21.   The Goal: to reach a landmark, legally binding agreement to limit...
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...