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We Must Play a Bigger Role In Keeping Sports Safe for Kids

Note from the author: Although this topic is outside of my usual niche of travel and animal welfare, sports played a large role in my childhood and influenced my adulthood. I felt like I needed to touch on the topic. This morning, Thursday, February 21, 2019, CBC News and Sports broke the news that an… Continue reading We Must Play a Bigger Role In Keeping Sports Safe for Kids

Human-Wildlife Conflict, Lifestyle, Resource

Running With Wolves – Or, Moose. Or Bears.

It sounds like the opening line of a joke. Earlier this month, a man was running in New Brunswick, Canada when he was attacked by a moose. Paul Gallant was jogging along the waterfront when he came upon a moose, just 20 meters away from him, standing on the path. His plan to take slow… Continue reading Running With Wolves – Or, Moose. Or Bears.

Animal Activism, Animal Welfare, Human-Wildlife Conflict

What the Botswana Elephant Killings tell us About our Relationship with Wildlife

Earlier this month, National Geographic reported that only halfway through the 2018 elephant census being conducted by Elephants Without Borders for the government of Botswana, 87 elephants have been found dead. The majority were older males with large tusks - suspected of being poached for their ivory. It's a shocking increase since the last survey,… Continue reading What the Botswana Elephant Killings tell us About our Relationship with Wildlife