By Rick LoBello This past week I attended a Zoos and Aquariums Committing to Conservation conference in Jacksonville, Florida. Nearly 300 conservation leaders from around the world working at zoos and aquariums and in the field came to be inspired, connect with each other and pledge to increase strategic actions in support of a wide … Continue reading Committing to Conservation
by Nestor Ramirez, Juarez, Mexico My name is Nestor Ramirez. I live in Juarez, Mexico where I studied to be an Industrial Engineer. The community I live in is called Anapra, one of the poorest areas of the city. You can see it in the distance from UTEP and Sunland Park, New Mexico. When I … Continue reading Tree of hopes
By Rick LoBello Over 5000 people in recent months have signed letters and petitions asking Texas Parks and Wildlife and the Governor of Texas to support returning the wolf to the ecosystem of our great state. I often tell people that returning the wolf to Texas will be a monumental task because of the state's … Continue reading Return the wolf to the wilds of Texas
You can shut down the use of our social media accounts, but you cannot shut down the internet or take control of what we do with our personal time! We only wish to protect and preserve the environment for future generations to come. Join the movement - Arches, Shenandoah, Yosemite, Badlands, Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Blue … Continue reading A message for President Trump
By Rick LoBello Every day in El Paso we see more and more of what remains of the natural landscape in lower elevations of Franklin Mountains going under the blade of the bulldozer. In the name of progress we can't seem to stop making more roads, building more Walmarts and more strip malls. I am all … Continue reading What’s going on here?
by Paula Ann Winchester I left the USA the day after Thanksgiving and landed in Accra, Ghana, at 8 pm the next day. As hundreds of folks mobbed the baggage conveyor belt, I anxiously waited for my 100# of solar cooker equipment in two suitcases. I believe my two suitcases were the last two to … Continue reading Solar Cooker Workshop in Ghana