A day in Pilanesberg— de Wets Wild

Mankwe Dam, a large man-made impoundment that holds water throughout the year and that’s a veritable magnet for wildlife, is located in the heart of the Pilanesberg National Park. On its banks you’ll find the Mankwe Hide, very popular with photographers and recently rebuilt after being destroyed in a veld fire. That is where we […]

A day in Pilanesberg: Hour 4 — de Wets Wild

Hamilton against cutting trees for new track in Brazil — Repeating Islands

A report from Reuters. Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday he saw no need for a new racetrack in Rio de Janeiro and was against cutting down forest trees to make way for it. Plans for a grand prix circuit, which will replace Sao Paolo’s Interlagos on the F1 calendar, caused controversy […]

Hamilton against cutting trees for new track in Brazil — Repeating Islands

The IUCN Red List: Conservation of Endangered Species — Moosmosis

Polar bears, Siberian tigers, our friendly neighborhood bees – what do they all have in common? That’s right. They’re all endangered species! What is sometimes informally referred to as the endangered species list is actually called the Red List of Threatened Species.

The IUCN Red List: Conservation of Endangered Species — Moosmosis

Montana Grayling Test the Endangered Species Act — The outside bend.

One of the most useful aspects of the Endangered Species Act is its stipulation no federal funds be spent on projects which jeopardize listed species. On federally administered lands- national parks, national forests, Bureau of Land Management properties, even military installations, these protections can mean the difference between recovery and further decline. Public lands, managed […]

Montana Grayling Test the Endangered Species Act — The outside bend.

Why It Matters – Endangered Species — Maggie Dewane

One in four living things on the planet are endangered. A significant cause of species becoming endangered is habitat destruction, which is typically at the hands of humans for development of agricultural land, infrastructure, and business or home. In the US, the Endangered Species Act, signed in 1973, was the first law of its kind […]

Why It Matters – Endangered Species — Maggie Dewane