Protecting Earth’s last remaining primary forests

Primary forests – often to referred to as “old growth” forests – are critical to nature conservation efforts – and to human wellbeing worldwide. They have the highest biodiversity, they produce the highest quality freshwater, serve as watersheds to many of the world’s...

Running for Elephants

Being an elephant in the Gourma region of Mali isn’t easy. Fortunately, people like Wiesje Elfferich are doing their part to safeguard these animals. Wiesje’s story shows the powerful impact that just one passionate individual can make. As Margaret Mead...

Teaming up to reduce human-bear conflicts

“There’s a bear in my backyard!” In our town of Boulder, Colorado, this type of call to city authorities is not uncommon. Why are black bears coming into town, and what can we do to make these encounters less frequent, so both the bears and people...