global wildlife conservation
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...
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...
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...