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