Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose elephants splashing in a waterhole. While he was out on a game driveRead More »
The Busanga Plains within the remote Kafue National Park in Zambia is extremely remote and secluded. Getting there takes a 1.5-hour light aircraft flight from the capital city of Lusaka, over plumes of burningRead More »
Fall in Wisconsin, where I live, is colorful. Leaves in our forests turn vivid purple, red and yellow; and deer hunters in our woods dress in vivid orange. As in many places, there isRead More »
Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week, we chose Richard Nickel’s photo – “Back Off!” A group of zebras, known asRead More »
Lions Are Now Protected Under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, but Will It Help Conserve Them in Africa?
As of January 22, 2016, lions will be protected under the Endangered Species Act, which is administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Our federal government, of course, cannot regulate conservation practicesRead More »
On July 25, 2015, the MSV Fennica, a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker which was carrying oil-drilling equipment to the Arctic, arrived in Portland, Oregon, for repairs. It was met by a group of protestersRead More »