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I am going to South America in less than two months. Journeying to the Amazon has been a dream of mine since I was 8 years old. 269 more words


INTERVIEW with Prof. Stuart Pimm of SavingSpecies

I recently published a post stating that, to adequately offset the carbon emissions, a flight to Mallorca ought to cost £4,000,000. Now it turns out – and I’m happy to say that – I was wrong… by about… 3,580 more words

Transform Black Friday into Opt-Outdoors-Day - who's on board?

A couple of weeks ago the major outdoor retail chain, REI, announced that they would close their doors for Thanksgiving AND Black Friday, pay their employees, and encourage everyone to go out and enjoy the great outdoors. 1,241 more words


Green Honeycreeper - Southern Ecuador

Another brilliantly colored bird from our birding trip to Ecuador. Image captured while in Southern Ecuador in October of 2015.

Image Captured with a Nikon D7200 Camera, Nikon 300 mm f/2.8 lens focal Length 300 mm, ISO 800, 1/1600 sec at f/2.8.


Ecuador: Papallacta Hot Springs

Last weekend we decided to treat ourselves to a night in Papallacta, a small village southeast of Quito known for it’s glorious hot springs! Although the trip ended up being extremely relaxing, it definitely didn’t start off that way… 269 more words

Do What You Do, and Do it Well

When I was in elementary school, I remember learning all about the rainforest. I learned about toucans, jaguars, trees, but also about the major issues that endangered the forest such as deforestation and oil drilling. 706 more words