Natural Numbers: The Value of the Planet in Minutes

Natural Numbers: The Value of the Planet in Minutes

We are pleased to announce this new initiative led by WILD Foundation Trustee, Jaime Rojo: Natural Numbers! Jaime is a photographer, conservationist and writer based in Mexico City, with a decade of experience in Mexico, Spain and United States. He also worked as the...
Surviving the War

Surviving the War

The main wave of the warfare in Mali has washed over the Gourma Region and the elephant range, and its immediate threat is diminished thanks to intervention from the French.  However, mop-up work is still occurring in the Gourma as some of the jihadis and rebels are...
Mali mobilizes to protect the desert elephants

Mali mobilizes to protect the desert elephants

Despite the significant unrest and political turmoil in Mali over the past 7 months, WILD & the International Conservation Fund of Canada (ICFC) are glad to report that our Mali Elephant Project (MEP) has continued to work with the local communities and create a...
Forever Wild: Rhino recovery project

Forever Wild: Rhino recovery project

With tragedy, there is sometimes also hope. On 2 March 2012, three rhinos were poached at the Kariega Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape. Tragically one male rhino was fatally injured and died during the course of the night, but two rhinos, a male and a female survived....
A WILD week in Madrid…

A WILD week in Madrid…

People often ask me “What do you actually do? …usually thinking that I must spend all my time in the wild, with wildlife, whatever.  Well, though my work is for wildness, it is mostly with people, because that is where the change needs to happen.  It is usually slow...
Great News on the Flathead Valley!

Great News on the Flathead Valley!

Conservation groups announced last week that they have mobilized more than $10 million in public and private funds to protect  from mining and oil and gas development the spectacular and internationally important  in the Flathead River Valley, a vast wilderness  that...
National Wilderness Month

National Wilderness Month

Perhaps not at the top of list for politicking in the steamy race for the U.S. Presidency, wilderness remains a priority for the current Administration and will be on the agenda for the next Congress.  President Barack Obama has declared September as National...
Graduation marks new beginnings for vulnerable youth

Graduation marks new beginnings for vulnerable youth

Changing the world requires people who are willing to change themselves…this is as true for people working in nature and wilderness conservation as it is for anyone else.  The students and potential young  leaders in the year-long training program of  Umzi Wethu...