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Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 1, 2017 1

Wildlife tourism—tourism specifically based on encounters with undomesticated animals—accounts for 20 to 40 percent of the total $1 trillion annual, global tourism industry. This comes from a paper published in late 2015 in the

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: High Up on a Limb

Wildlife Photo of the Week: High Up on a Limb

Kendal Yoakum March 24, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a leopard out of Mala Mala in South Africa. Photographer Janet Sitas

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Devouring Leopard

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Devouring Leopard

Kendal Yoakum October 28, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a photo from a South African game drive. Photographer Sahasrangshu Choudhury captured the moment when

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Attitudes Toward Wildlife: the Right Kind of Caring?

Attitudes Toward Wildlife: the Right Kind of Caring?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 11, 2016 7

American attitudes toward wild animals are growing more positive, according to a new study published just last month in the international journal Biological Conservation. Between 1978 and 2014, our thinking about eight historically stigmatized

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Five Live Critter Cams for Summer Viewing

Five Live Critter Cams for Summer Viewing

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 12, 2016 0

We just passed the unofficial middle of summer, July 4. With that marker comes a usual complaint: there’s nothing to watch on TV. But now that most regular programs are on hiatus, I’ve found

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: The Walkabout

Wildlife Photo of the Week: The Walkabout

Kendal Yoakum October 30, 2015 0

Every Friday we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a lioness and her cubs in South Africa. In the MalaMala Game Reserve,

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