Our Planet brilliantly encapsulates the idea that our wild places are worth protecting. Detailed within each episode are accounts of spectacular natural phenomena, such as the super blooms that occur once every decade inRead More »
Every night on Earth, a great migration takes place. It’s bigger than the ones of caribou, wildebeest or zebras on land or Arctic terns in the air. But while this stupendous, nightly migration overshadowsRead More »
Botswana is one of five adjacent countries within whose borders lies KAZA, the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area, the world’s largest transboundary conservation area. While KAZA is important as the stronghold of half of Africa’sRead More »
Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a herd of wildebeests at sunset in Botswana. Photographer Deborah Carter captured this stunningRead More »
Kenya’s Great Migration is one of the most photogenic events on the planet. The migration includes vast herds of wildebeest, zebra and elephants, as well as lions and leopards hunting their prey. Spectacular bird life isRead More »
Predator meeting prey is part of the circle of life in nature. All living organisms need nutrition to produce the energy required to run their systems. Sometimes that predator-prey relationship is extremely clear, suchRead More »
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals: Powerful Protections or Paper Tigers?
From the tiny monarch butterfly to the immense wildebeest of Africa, many of the world’s animal species take on great migrations. Those epic travels may involve seasonal journeys of thousands of miles, traversing multipleRead More »