Prince Ea gives us a brief but chilling summary of the enormous amounts of damage we have caused in the short time that we have been on earth. Youtube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrzbRZn5Ed4
By Fortunate M. Phaka Everyone involved in conservation has a story of how it all began. Some had passion for wildlife and it translated into a lifelong dedication. Some got involved after finding out that our destruction of the environment eventually affects our wellbeing. Others got involved purely because of the prospect of monetary gain
The year is 2050 and the global population of wild lions is zero. After spending almost 4 weeks in South Africa hoping to see the mighty king of the jungle a tourist starts asking “What happened to the lions?” Despite warnings from experts and pleas from activists we could not save lions from going extinct.
Conservation; “The protection, preservation, management, or restoration of wildlife and of natural resources such as forests, soil, and water” The intentions of conservation look good on paper, but we must ask ourselves if conservation is becoming more neoliberal in an ever increasing capitalist world. Let us look at the methods of philanthropy as a way
Collaring Elephants: Inside their social circles and movement patterns, we learn how to better protect them
written by Victoria Baldwin, Y4AW intern of July, 2015 It takes twenty-six of my hands to palm the girth of an average elephant collar. Harnessing an animal that size isn’t tangible until you hold the leather and buckles, pass the weight between your arms. Nothing about it feels right, clasping something around a neck that