What will it take before we come together and act?

I fear for our future. As a conservation educator and grassroots advocate I have been on the front lines of environmental issues all of my life. Every day I am challenged to get more and more involved. Climate change is no doubt the biggest threat humanity has ever faced. Can nearly 8 billion people come … Continue reading What will it take before we come together and act?

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Vote “For” Proposition A on May 4

Vote "For" Proposition A on May 4 to Save Lost Dog Trails One day a respected government official told me not to worry about protecting our natural environment in El Paso.  He said that when the day came that conditions were so bad there was no turning back, I would be dead.  I asked him … Continue reading Vote “For” Proposition A on May 4

Forget Trump’s Border Wall. Let’s Build F.D.R.’s International Park.

A joint U.S.-Mexico park along the Rio Grande would send a message of cooperation when the loudest words are of division.  By Dan W. Reicher Mr. Reicher was a member of the first reported expedition to navigate the 1,800-mile-plus Rio Grande. Originally published in the New York Times, March 14, 2019 Nearly 75 years ago, an … Continue reading Forget Trump’s Border Wall. Let’s Build F.D.R.’s International Park.

Helping educate the Batwa in Rwanda

The school to untie Batwa indigenous people from the extreme poverty. Few educated people from Batwa people reveal importance of education to untie from the vicious circle of poverty. In his testimony, Richard Ntakirutimana, as only first and only Mutwa that holds Master’s degree in Rwanda among 40 Batwa graduated students, emphasizes the impact of … Continue reading Helping educate the Batwa in Rwanda