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....

Kayla Smith, Age 11, Makes Video to Save Rhino

This fun and informative video is presented by Kayla Smith an 11 year old pupil at Chisipite. The school has been involved in raising funds for the rhino for 22 years. There are less than 300 black rhino left in Zimbabwe and – without urgent support – it...
What is Conservation Photography?

What is Conservation Photography?

I am often asked to define “conservation photography.” The idea, of course, is nothing new, but the conceptualization behind it is still evolving. Perhaps the best way to define it is through actions, and not just words. Being a conservation photographer...
Announcements from Extreme Ice Survey

Announcements from Extreme Ice Survey

James Balog and his team at the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) have been busy!  Not only are they documenting 15 glacial sites with 27 state of the art time-lapse cameras, they are bursting at the seams with exciting news, press appearances and more!  Last week, Balog was...

Eco-Leaders Recognized with Renowned Goldman Prize

Seven amazing leaders from around the world are honored this week as recipients of the 2008 Goldman Environmental Prize.  Their experiences and successes vary greatly – from agricultural advancements to protecting ecosystems from nuclear interests to using music...