Earth Hour 2012

Just a few years ago in March 2008, I was in the back seat of a beat up sedan that my world-traveler friends had purchased upon their landing in New Zealand.  See, it was cheaper to buy a crappy little car for a couple hundred bucks to use for a month and sell it to...

“A heart for rhinos”– Interview with Dr. Ian Player

In this upcoming April edition of Africa Geographic, Dr Ian Player–WILD’s founder–is interviewed by Rachel Lang about the past and present rhino poaching crisis. Dr Player is a ‘man of many reasons’ for wilderness: African game ranger, international...

Sleepwalking in the Wilderness, Part II

“Wilderness, it is here I came to know myself, but it was only just the beginning, because I found the more you know your true self, the more you know about those around you,” J. Shaw, participant on trail with the Wilderness Leadership School, South Africa. I chose...

Renegade soldiers declare coup in Mali

A bloodless military coup has occurred in the Western Africa state of Mali, where WILD’s Mali Elephant Project is located. We are very happy to inform everyone that our field staff and associates are  in no immediate danger. Check back for more updates! >>Learn...

Rhino Briefing in DC

The rhino poaching crisis is escalating daily.  Of the world’s total rhinos (approximately 20,000 white rhino, and 4,000 black rhino), 80% are in South Africa, so that is where the poaching syndicates concentrate.  So far this year, until 15 March, 135 rhino have been...
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