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

Animal Activism, Animal Tourism, Animal Welfare, Human-Wildlife Conflict, Resource

Today is World Elephant Day!

August 12, 2018 is World Elephant Day! In honour of these beautiful gentle giants, here are 10 facts about elephants you might not know. Share these with your friends, and encourage fellow travelers to avoid elephant tourism by getting up close and personal at a trusted sanctuary instead, like the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Elephants… Continue reading Today is World Elephant Day!

Animal Activism, Animal Welfare, Human-Wildlife Conflict, Social Impact Vacations

Saving Seals in Sausalito

I was lucky enough to be able to visit ¬†The Marine Mammal Center¬†headquarters on a recent trip to California, USA. Located just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, the Marine Mammal Center's mission is to "advance global ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, and education." Getting out there and… Continue reading Saving Seals in Sausalito