Voices for Biodiversity

Related Articles

Lead Poisoning Threatens Condor Population

by

A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science has made a clear connection between lead poisoning in California Condors and the lead found in hunting ammunition. An article…

Read more
- Jun 25, 2012
40th Anniversary of the Marine Mammal Protection Act

by

Recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service recognized the 40th anniversary of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).

Read more
- May 25, 2012
The Power of Pets

by

National Capital Therapy Dogs Inc. is a non-profit, completely volunteer organization that specializes in providing animal therapy to patients in locations such as health facilities, schools, shelters…

Read more
- May 08, 2012
Dancing with Horses

by

In 1997, choreographer JoAnna Mendl Shaw developed a unique collaboration between equestrianism and dance, a new connection between horse and human. By partnering natural horsemanship with elaborate choreography,…

Read more
- Apr 08, 2012
Belonging to the Land, Part 3: We’re Still Here

by

Legal battles among Hopi, Navajo, government and private organizations over fragile natural resources now threaten to completely destroy the traditions of many people still living on the land near Black…

Read more
- Apr 02, 2012
Belonging to the Land, Part 2: Big Mountain

by

For hundreds of years, the Navajo and Hopi thrived in the high, arid deserts of Arizona. Throughout recent history, these people have faced numerous assaults on their ways of life: war, forced relocation,…

Read more
- Mar 26, 2012
Belonging to the Land, Part 1: The Elders of Black Mesa

by

For decades, the struggle over traditional lands on the Navajo and Hopi reservations has unfolded, steeped in history, myth, prophecy and the inevitability of greed – indigenous peoples set against each…

Read more
- Mar 19, 2012
Food, Culture and Conservation

by

In this stunning photo gallery, photographer Jim O’Donnell explores the connections between food and our natural environment. With these images, he illustrates the ways in which our food system is fragile…

Read more
- Feb 20, 2012
Venus Flytrap Poachers Arrested in North Carolina

by

RALEIGH, NC—Venus flytrap poaching may not seem like the most lucrative crime for those looking for an easy buck, but the uprooting of these plants to sell in roadside stands and markets is threatening…

Read more
- Feb 15, 2012
Wolf Culling Enacted by Government

by

WASHINGTON, DC—The Idaho Department of Fish and Game plans to implement aerial hunting of wolves this year, using federal funds to support the culling. The ultimate goal of this plan is not to effectively…

Read more
- Feb 12, 2012
Children and Conservation: An art gallery from nature

by

Izilwane helps teach children about the importance of conservation through artistic expression. In the summer of 2011, Izilwane interns Carolyn Lopez and Anne Da Silva developed and conducted a series…

Read more
- Nov 14, 2011
The New Face of Wildlife Filmmaking: a report from the 2011 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

by

Join Kathryn Pardo on her journey to the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. She explores numerous newcomer films and takes a look at one of the new, unofficial themes of the festival: conservation.

Read more
- Oct 30, 2011