Elephant and Fur Seals…

The remote UK island of South Georgia is one of the world’s last great wilderness areas and is home to 98% of the world’s Antarctic fur seals and half the world’s elephant seals, as well as many endemic bird species. However, millions of rats, introduced two centuries ago by sailors and whalers, have devastated the […]

via South Georgia — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

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The Birds of Las Gallinas Ponds…

For Earth Day this year I am happy to introduce you to the Las Gallinas Ponds, a place I have been visiting for nearly 20 years. This trio of shallow lakes is a humble but noteworthy example of how a large community has learned to integrate wildlife and human needs. Las Gallinas is an Earth […]

via Celebrating Earth Day, Las Gallinas Ponds — Jet Eliot