Desert Elephants children’s book

Desert Elephants children’s book

WILD has worked to protect the unique “Desert Elephants of Mali” since 2002.  We collaborated closely with author Helen Cowcher to present this lovely children’s book that conveys the essential message of the elephants, the people, and our work in Mali. The Tuareg...

ICOSA Radio features Harvey Locke on Nature Needs Half

A few weeks ago, ICOSA, a Denver CO based organization, hosted Harvey Locke on their radio show to talk about large landscape connectivity, the Yellowstone to Yukon conservation initiative and Nature Needs Half.  ICOSA’s community based approach lead to a great...
Exploring Wilderness, Reflections on Body Painting

Exploring Wilderness, Reflections on Body Painting

The landscape of the human body is a “wilderness” in its own right. For longer than anything else created by wild nature, the bodyscape has been a place of exploration and a source of continuous experiential revelation, as well as an object of adornment, abuse, and...
What does TV teach us about wildlife?

What does TV teach us about wildlife?

An interesting article in the Huffington Post yesterday brought up an interesting conversation – one which I have personally contemplated for a while.  Many times, TV shows, documentaries or movies about nature provide an educational experience for viewers. ...
International League of Conservation Writers

International League of Conservation Writers

One of the many outcomes from WILD9, the 9th World Wilderness Congress (6-13 November 2009, Merida, Mexico), was the formation of the International League of Conservation Writers.  A development of the 3-day Writers Seminar Series, an esteemed group of environmental...
Can We Stop Trying to Control Nature?

Can We Stop Trying to Control Nature?

This post is an excerpt from an article from the International Journal of Wilderness (April 2000, vol.6 no.1 ) by James M. Glover.  I think you will enjoy his insight into what it means to control nature, and if indeed we can protect land without controlling nature....