Forests can help us slow climate change by preventing greenhouse gases from warming our planet. But humans are making the forests’ job extremely difficult, if not impossible. Deforestation means fewer trees to collect carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (GHGs). Deforestation also means that the carbon those trees have been storing is released into the air. … More The Tragic Fall-out of Deforestation
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Exquisite photography by Nick Brandt Who will inherit the dust after weightless ghosts finally fall under swirling clouds, where once mighty shadows walked on crusted earth. All will soon be lost like dried reflections in still lakes to join the halo of hoofed prints standing visibly as relics of…
The holiday season is a time of togetherness, warmth, celebration, and for some–shopping. Too many of the gifts that we buy leave a long trail of environmental degredation between their origin and the recipient. It doesn’t have to be this way. Support the Endangered Species Coalition while buying sustainable gifts this holiday season. All of … More Support Conservation with Your Holiday Gift Giving
Wolves Saved my Life click link above to watch a brief, but moving video At Lockwood Animal Rescue Center (LARC), veterans suffering from PTSD are connecting to nature in a way few would expect–bonding with the big, bad wolf. LARC provides therapy in the form of wolves, wolf-dogs, coyotes, foxes, and Primurine horses. These therapy … More The Big, Sweet Wolf
Getting people to admit that fossils fuels are a leading driver for climate change is like trying to get a turkey to vote for Christmas. It just wouldn’t happen. We all love the convenience of our cars, our heated homes, that fake aquarium wall screen—so we turn a blind eye to our own contributions. It’s … More Can the beautiful game help to protect the beauty of the seas?