IFAW and Leonard Joel Host ‘Art to Roam” Virtual Art Auction to Benefit African Wildlife

IFAW and Leonard Joel Host ‘Art to Roam” Virtual Art Auction to Benefit African Wildlife

By Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer In honor of World Animal Day on October 4th, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is hosting a virtual auction called “Art to Roam” in collaboration with Australian auction house Leonard Joel and creative studios worldwide. The event will raise funds for international artists, and also for the […]

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One Cool Thing: A Picture Worth 1,000 Words

One Cool Thing: A Picture Worth 1,000 Words

As fires, hurricanes, and drought continue to sweep through the nation and the world, we don’t need to be reminded that nature can be violent and destructive, especially as climate change intensifies. But sometimes, we do need a reminder that it’s also incredibly resilient. That’s just what many of the amazing entries to the 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award […]

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Wildlife Crossings As Part Of The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Wildlife Crossings As Part Of The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

by Kate Wall, IFAW Senior Legislative Manager In Washington, D.C., the Senate has passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a piece of bipartisan legislation aimed at improving the nation’s transportation and utility infrastructure. Among the nearly 2,000 pages of text is something quite new for a federal infrastructure package: $350 million to build wildlife […]

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One Cool Thing: World Elephant Day

One Cool Thing: World Elephant Day

Yesterday marked World Elephant Day, and some fantastic Samburu conservationists in northern Kenya are being recognized work they do each day for these incredible creatures. Reteti is Kenya’s first indigenously run sanctuary for orphaned elephants. The operation has rescued more than 35 elephants and returned 10 to the wild, empowering women and transforming the way local communities think about wildlife.   […]

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Kenya Begins First Ever Wildlife Census

Kenya Begins First Ever Wildlife Census

by Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer Kenya’s first national wildlife census kicked off last week, counting animals on land and in the country’s waters. While some of Kenya’s more vulnerable animals like rhinos and elephants are counted periodically, this census is the first time the country will have data on all of its wildlife. Rangers, […]

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Georgia Unanimously Wins Water Feud with Florida In Supreme Court

Georgia Unanimously Wins Water Feud with Florida In Supreme Court

The Supreme Court handed the state of Georgia an overwhelming victory yesterday in a long-brewing water feud with the state of Florida.   In the end, it boiled (bad pun) down to Florida’s inability to show its “injury” could be remedied if it received more water. 

Why This Matters:  Florida was its own worst enemy in the case.

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