Benefits of Urban Forests

When I am sitting next to a stream, I feel transformed. Hearing the water, feeling the cool breeze, I feel like I’m in a different world. I love the sensory experience of riding through the urban forest. I notice when I’m on a street with trees that I feel happier than when I’m on a […]

Environment Overview – Peace Corps

Peace Corps is a life-defining leadership experience. Volunteers live, learn, and work with a community overseas for 27 months, providing assistance in a variety of programs areas, including environment. Peace Corps Volunteers assist communities where environmental issues are in conflict with basic needs for farming and income generation. Volunteers become leaders in grassroots efforts to […]

Saving Lions: How I’m Protecting Wildlife in My Homeland | Nat Geo Live

THANDIWE MWEETWA: Our beautiful wildernessis in trouble.It’s being hammered on all sidesby human encroachment, poaching,and habitat degradation.And our mission is to save these large cats, wild dogs,and all these other species in our beautiful ecosystem.( applause ) Zambia’s Luangwa Valley is indeed one of Africa’s best kept secrets.This environment is so awesomethat it is one […]

Alaksen National Wildlife Area

Welcome to Alaksen National Wildlife Area, and George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary. Located just an hour south of Vancouver, British Columbia, on Westham Island, within the traditional territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, these protected areas are part of the Fraser River Delta, recognized as an internationally important migration stopover and wintering area for […]

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