Open Water at the North Pole?!

“It seems unthinkable, but for the first time in human history, ice is on course to disappear entirely from the North Pole this year,” reads the first line of an article published today in the Independent (by Steve Connor).  The chances of all ice at the...

Florida Government Steps up to the Plate for Wilderness

The Everglades National Park is the largest sub-tropical wilderness in the United States.  And now, a bit more of this wetland region is protected from development and agriculture, thanks to an initiative by the state of Florida. The Everglades “swampland”...

Carbofuran Threatens Africa’s Predators

A recent article on the BBC illuminates the wide-spread use of Carbofuran, a very powerful and toxic insecticide, and the ripple-effect felt throughout African ecosystems.  The article presents shocking details on how this insecticide is likely being used to ward of...

Wild Europe Tour 2008!

WILD partner EcoReisen has just officially announced an exciting new trip!  In November 2008, EcoReisen is offering an in-depth look into the conservation and cultural landscape of Central Europe.  This 11 day, intensive trip will visit four national parks in Germany,...