Ever since the Galapagos Islands first appeared in an atlas in 1570, people have been curious about the archipelago and the unique animals and flora that abound there. Pirates, scientists, “royalty,” whalers, and evenRead More »
Predator meeting prey is part of the circle of life in nature. All living organisms need nutrition to produce the energy required to run their systems. Sometimes that predator-prey relationship is extremely clear, suchRead More »
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals: Powerful Protections or Paper Tigers?
From the tiny monarch butterfly to the immense wildebeest of Africa, many of the world’s animal species take on great migrations. Those epic travels may involve seasonal journeys of thousands of miles, traversing multipleRead More »
Bones are everywhere in Patagonia. They dry on the brown steppes and jut up from the desert’s gray floor. They protrude like blue spikes through the surface of lakes and bleach white on theRead More »
On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, thirteen countries that have wild tiger populations agreed to take part in a global census of the endangered big cats. The hope is that this count will then leadRead More »
Thankfully, the country of Costa Rica recognized the gift of its incredible biodiversity early on, and began protecting it with an extensive network of national parks, wildlife refuges and biological reserves. Our four CostaRead More »