If the concept of rewilding interests you, be sure to tune into a special Google Hangout discussion on the recovery of grizzly bears in Washington’s North Cascades hosted by the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) this coming Friday March 20th at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT). North Cascades National Park, considered the “wild nearby” […]
Wild & Wooly
A pangolin, also known as a scaly anteater, is a burrowing mammal found throughout Africa and Asia. This shy and defensive creature spends most of the day feasting on insects using its sticky, 16 inch tongue. When threatened, pangolins will roll into a ball. While this may protect them from animal predators, it has quite […]
Adrian Grenier, the producer and actor known best for his role as Vincent Chase in HBO’s Entourage, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to assist in funding the research phase for the upcoming documentary, 52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale. In 1989, the U.S. Navy discovered a mysterious 52 hertz frequency on a series of underwater microphones […]
Did you know that in the last 40 years 50 percent of the world’s wild species have been decimated? Wiped off the planet. Never to be seen again except in books or on the Internet. In one word, extinct. It is a fact. Another fact, the decimation is still going on now, taking its toll on the wild […]
Do we only love wildlife when it’s compartmentalized in reserves, or on our TV screens? How much do we want deer eating our herbaceous borders? Do we really want bats in our belfries? If we find these relatively benign species difficult to live alongside, could we really live alongside wolves and lynx? A thousand people took […]
An elephant is killed every 15 minutes, statistics say. For a little bit of ivory that sits on the mantelpiece, an innocent life is stolen. When the poachers dash in, with their AK47s, all they leave behind are blood stained grey bodies and bereft calves. I spoke to Virginia McKenna, actress and founder of the Born Free Foundation about the current global […]
This 10-minute production shows how stocking lakes with non-native species for recreational fishing in Washington State and elsewhere around the U.S. may be compromising the integrity of our most remote and pristine ecosystems.