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Arthur Cowan—a conservation legend

By Des Williams, DOC Communications Advisor in Hamilton

There’s no limit to the ways one could start a story about the humble conservation legend, Arthur Blair Cowan MBE, who passed away in Otorohanga last month, aged 98. 406 more words


A Peek at Muir Woods and a Brief History.

“This is the best tree-lover’s monument that could possibly be found in all the forests of the world. You have done me a great honor, and I am proud of it.” 699 more words

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Conservation Legend Ian Player Dies

The conservation world has lost one of its greatest heroes and it is with great sadness that we say good-bye to Dr Ian Player who passed away peacefully today at his home in South Africa. 441 more words

When Elephants Whisper-Listen

There’s a reason they changed the black leopard’s name from Diablo to Spirit – he asked them to.

If you haven’t seen the video that has gone viral about the extraordinary communication that occurred between a skilled animal communicator, Anna Breytenbach, and a caged black leopard, then you’ve got to… 152 more words

Wangari Maathai

October is National Arts and Humanities Month.

In 2004 Wangari Maathai (1940 – 2011) became the first African woman and the first environmentalist to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for “ 91 more words

Arts And Humanities Month

Marius Painting - Chester Smith and a Brown Pelican Egg (in memorium)

“Chester Smith and a Brown Pelican Egg.” (In Memoriam) Smith was instrumental in saving the Brown Pelican from extinction. He became the Audubon Texas Coastal Warden at the age of 65 and continued until his recent death at 90.” … 9 more words

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