22 Photos from Around the Globe in Celebration of Earth Day

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Earth Day the world’s largest environmental movement celebrated annually on April 22. Begun in 1970, the celebration was created to show support for environmental protection. Over the years, the Earth Day Network has garnered the support of 75,000 partners in close to 192 countries. More than 1 billion people participate in various Earth Day environmentally […]

Soul of the Elephant: An Extraordinary Film by Dereck and Beverly Joubert

Nature: Soul of the Elephant

Motionless, the water sparkles in dappled patterns where the sun strikes the surface. Ever so slowly, it begins to shift and separate. I watch, riveted to the screen. The music swells and a massive black head breaks through the spray. First, a giant ear, a web of shallow veins catching the light, then a rounded […]

Behind the Scenes: Tracking Black Rhino in Palmwag Namibia

Kangombe black rhino in Namibia

It’s my second day in Palmwag, Namibia, a reserve along the Skeleton Coast. As Bons, my guide, three rangers and I walk across an endless plain of rocks I replayed the rules for tracking black rhinos in my head: 1. Be very quiet. 2. If something happens do whatever the rangers tell me. Seemed simple […]