Big, charismatic animals, such as polar bears and bison, are the ones that seem to grab our hearts—sometimes to the exclusion of other, well-deserving but smaller threatened species. At other times, especially when largeRead 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 »
Running 250 miles down the British Columbia, Canada, coast, the Great Bear Rainforest is a wild expanse of western cedars, hemlocks, and spruce trees. This twenty-one million-acre area — whose boundaries have never been preciselyRead More »
It might sound like an impossible feat: Experiencing Hawaii away from the crowds. After all, tourism is the state’s largest industry. Our Hawaii Nature Adventure, however, takes you to places many tourists have neverRead More »
While orcas were once a rare occurrence in Churchill, sightings have been steadily increasing in recent years. And just last week, one was spotted hunting the normal resident marine mammals – beluga whales. TheRead More »
The Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada, has often been described as a “bastion of biodiversity.” Not only is it home to grizzly bears, black bears, and spirit bears, it has a humanRead More »