In my field, zoological medicine, anything is possible: glue-on shoes for a rhino with sore feet, an ultrasound for a gravid komodo dragon or a silica gel shake-and-bake treatment for a mite-infested cockroach. With 1.3 million species and counting, I learn something...
Earth Hour on the 24th of March, is all about creating awareness of how unnecessary energy consumption contributes to global warming. But energy management isn’t the only impact humans have on the planet and that is why we want to help you do more to preserve the...
Getting away from the icy waters of the Arctic and into the warm waters of the tropics was all Steve Gwenin, a young marine biologist, wanted. One online search opened the door to unique destinations he could never have imagined. What he found along the way was not...
When Andrea Mackay flipped open a diving magazine in early 1998 she had no idea that what she found inside would change her life or indeed, the lives of many others. Andrea was one of 21 volunteers to join the first ever GVI program. 20 years later, she considers many...
Cynthia Arochi Zendejas our Regional Director of Latin America tells us a little about her part in organizing the 21st Congress of the Mesoamerican Society For Biology And Conservation (SMBC) and the 4th Congress of Partners in Flight (PIF), an international...
Leah Brown, the manager of our wildlife conservation project in South Africa’s Limpopo region, talks to us about her career journey and the big cat that started it all. What First Inspired You To Get Into Conservation? Like many people, my first interaction with...
Bula (Hello) from Caqalai island in Fiji, South Pacific. Well what can I say, this is a change of pace. The Fijian people are so friendly, I have never had so many people come up to me to ask my name and shake my hand. The country is stunning and our island, Caqalai,...
The magnificent continent of Africa is home to over 50 countries and innumerable diverse cultures speaking more than a thousand and a half distinct languages. Known as the ‘Cradle of Humankind’, many believe the secret of human origin lies hidden beneath its soils....
DAY 1 at Caqalai Let’s start with the good. The island and the landscape are beautiful. You can walk around the whole thing in ten minutes. I cannot wait to get in the water it is so blue and clear. We stopped at a small island about five minutes from Caqalai before...
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