Rhino Briefing in DC

Rhino Briefing in DC

The rhino poaching crisis is escalating daily.  Of the world’s total rhinos (approximately 20,000 white rhino, and 4,000 black rhino), 80% are in South Africa, so that is where the poaching syndicates concentrate.  So far this year, until 15 March, 135 rhino have been...
Forever Wild-YouTube Intervention

Forever Wild-YouTube Intervention

The Ogilvy Cape Town Agency created an interesting analysis of a new strategy developed in a social media campaign for our sister organization, the Wilderness Foundation South Africa. The members of the Wilderness Network, which includes the Wilderness Foundation...
WILD10: Save the date!

WILD10: Save the date!

WILD10, The 10th World Wilderness Congress , Salamanca, Spain, 4-10 October 2013! The WILD10 process is well underway in Europe. The Spanish Ministry of Agriculture and Environment (newly reconstituted) is the national host,  having provided some of the start-up funds...

Wildlife for Wildways

On Thursday, January 5th, the Vail Symposium will be holding an event through Rocky Mountain Wild called Wildlife for Wildways. The Vail Symposium is a grassroots, non-profit organization that has been part of the life and history of Vail since 1971. Their mission is...

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. ...