Madagascar is a biological 'hotspot' and threatened.

Monarch Butterflies & the Citizen Scientist

How to help an iconic insect.

  • 2 June 2020
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World Oceans Day

Protecting the oceans every day.

  • 8 June 2019
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The always creative programmers at TED present ideas worth spreading. A recent conference in Boston highlighted the rescue of penguins in South Africa after an oil spill. The presentation illustrated animals being rescued through a team effort led by Dyan deNapoli, the Penguin Lady. It is an inspirational success model and worth spreading. Riled Up
  • 19 August 2011
  • Author: Hugh Bollinger
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Gray whales were nearly hunted to extinction during the whaling days of the 19th and early 20th Centuries. Their recovery off the West Coast is a good thing and sightings are more common from a robust population now. Typically, whales are not seen swimming in rivers but a gray whale mother and her calf decided to swim up the the Klamath River in northern California anyway. It's a mystery why the whales decided to go up river. Maybe they were trying to escape from a killer whale (orca) ...
  • 16 August 2011
  • Author: Hugh Bollinger
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Most stories emerging from the Congo, Rwanda, and elsewhere in central Africa range from the sad to the dreadful. It is rare to hear of one that shows that compassion in such desperately poor and war torn regions particularly when it includes the animal neighbors that also live in these regions. A group of young mountain gorillas was recused from wildlife poachers who would have sold them as exotic pets or, worse, into the bush meat trade. This short video about their rescue should be ...