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A recent event at the Cincinnati Zoo has many people outranged, including myself. I can not explain why i’m so bothered by these events, but i’m bothered enough to write a blog post about it. 2,284 more words

Cincinnati Zoo

Justice for Harambe Means Saving Other Lives

Photo: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Facebook Page

On Saturday, May 28th the staff of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens in Ohio had to make a terrible decision. 703 more words

Australian town goes batty, rhino horn controversy & an...

Australian town goes batty, rhino horn controversy & an octopus invasion 

Scientists save baby albatrosses from rising seas in Hawaii, an Australian town faces a bat-related emergency, the rhino horn trade sparks controversy in South Africa & a newly discovered population of Tasmanian devils brings hope for the species.

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Last month I was lucky enough to be sent on abroad on a work trip to Rwanda, where I was presented with the incredible opportunity to trek into the misty Virunga Mountains and spend one magical hour with a gorilla family. 691 more words

The Naturalist

Visiting National Parks is one of the things I remember most as a child. From an early age I loved being surrounded by nature. As an adult, I have now worked in three National Parks, and enjoy long days spent out in the wilderness. 322 more words


Ain’t Misbehavin’ - Can Hunters Police Themselves?

Once upon a time, there were these guys that would paddle board out to the dead center of a 500-acre ducking hunting area, set up shop, and skysbust everything that flew past. 878 more words


Paradise under pressure

As members of NZMCA, we have a vested interest in the maintenance of our environment and of the National Parks in particular. Sadly, there are worrying trends. 357 more words