Giving Thanks: For the Annamite Striped Rabbit

November 22, 2016

I came to Southeast Asia thinking that I would study tigers. Instead I study tiger rabbits. If you had told me four years ago that the focus of my work, indeed my obsession, would be furry fluff balls that could fit in my hand, I would have thought you were crazy. And yet that is Read more

Giving Thanks: For Rangers

November 22, 2016

I am thankful for rangers. Without rangers, our parks would be nothing but lines on a map. Without rangers, species targeted by poachers would be in a much worse state than they are now. Without rangers, the communities that live around parks would be much less well informed and much less willing to sustainably manage Read more

Giving Thanks: For Conservation Colleagues

November 22, 2016

As an artist, I am constantly seeking inspiration in the world; and for me that is done primarily through interaction with others. I am fortunate enough to be able to interact with some pretty badass individuals on the regular. My team, my colleagues, and now my friends at GWC, work tirelessly, endlessly and often times Read more

Giving Thanks: For Civil Servants

November 22, 2016

Thanksgiving, among many other things, is a time to reflect and give thanks to the persons, institutions and circumstances whose actions make one’s life a bit better. I am grateful to many: my family, friends, teachers and colleagues. But at this time of rapid sociopolitical changes around the world, my special thanks go to the Read more

Giving Thanks: For a Wild World

November 22, 2016

To say that our tiny blue and green speck of a planet is remarkable would be an understatement. We have frogs that can shape shift, opossums that can self-immunize, snakes that can fly (without planes!), deep-sea creatures that light their own way, wolves that walk on stilts, cats that can run up to 60 mph Read more

Worth 1,000 Words

November 12, 2016

Engaging people with wildlife they may never see up close is a challenge, but a challenge that GWC Communications Director Robin Moore embraces. Moore, an internationally acclaimed nature photographer, says photography plays a vital role in opening people’s eyes to the wonder of the planet. On Nov. 15, Moore will be sharing his stories about Read more

Hope in the Face of 10,000 Deaths

October 27, 2016

Help save the Titicaca Water Frog: Make a donation to AmphibianArk’s GoFundMe page When amphibian conservation biologist Arturo Muñoz describes the 2015 die-offs of the Titicaca Water Frog (Telmatobius culeus) on the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca, the details are grim: Dead frogs floating belly up in the shallow water as gulls pick them off Read more

Before Two Degrees (Part I): The Silencing of a Symphony

October 26, 2016

By Savannah Miller, GWC guest blogger There’s an air of nostalgia in Panama, especially on August 14. On this day, the streets of El Valle de Anton are filled with a kaleidoscopic of yellow and black dots to honor one of the country’s most ubiquitous cultural and ecological icons: the Panamanian Golden Frog (Atelopus zeteki). Read more

Q&A with Louis Masai, The Art of Beeing

October 24, 2016

British artist Louis Masai is a London-based artist who uses nature as his muse. An artist and wildlife aficionado since he was young, Masai’s work is a visual voice for endangered animals and the natural environment. Masai spends 50 percent of his time in the studio using pen and inks, paint and brushes, sculpture and Read more

Before Two Degrees: Introduction

October 20, 2016

By Savannah Miller, GWC guest blogger I never imagined that I would meet Jane Goodall, and I certainly had not imagined meeting her under dire circumstances. I was lingering in a hallway of the Le Bourget, the Paris headquarters of the 21st Conference of Parties (COP) in 2015. There she was. The woman, world leader, Read more