Today we may be standing at the most important crossroads in the history of humanity, and indeed of the Earth itself. Deepening poverty and accelerating ecological degradation challenge us to act with insight and maturity: How can we move toward a future where meaning, hope, and beauty can truly flourish? The Tao of Liberation is […]
The mission of the Earth Charter Initiative is to promote the transition to sustainable ways of living and a global society founded on a shared ethical framework that includes respect and care for the community of life, ecological integrity, universal human rights, respect for diversity, economic justice, democracy, and a culture of peace.
Camera trapping is the hot technique for wildlife monitoring, but do we expect more than the technology can provide? The Australasian Wildlife Management Society in collaboration with the Invasive Animals CRC and other partners are hosting a Camera Trapping in Wildlife Management and Research Colloquium in Sydney Australia in September 2012. This Colloquium is open […]
This is a movie (now available on DVD) with a story narrated by Jeremy Irons and with incredible scenes of rare wilderness beauty; at times heartbreaking. Filmed in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, it portrays the survival of a female lion and her cubs. The natural drama of the delta once again unfolds, showing the never ending […]
The Great Bear (Den kæmpestore bjørn), is a Danish animation film produced by Esben Toft Jacobsen. Inspired by Scandinavian mythology it shows the adventure of a brother (Jonathan) and sister (Sophie) venturing into the forbidden magic forest behind their grandfathers house. There they encounter and befriend a huge thousand year old bear. But there is […]
Ecologist Robert Paine summed up the effects of keystone predator removal by saying, “You can change the nature of the world pretty simply. All you need to do is remove one species.” Read More.
Panthera has produced a first and unique field guide on carnivores of the World. It is authored by Luke Hunter, president of Panthera, and illustrated by Priscilla Barrett. The book is a great fieldworthy addition to the sizeable handbook The Mammals of the World, Volume 1 Carnivores ( Lynx Edicions), published last year. Luke Hunter was very […]