Environment Forum

Mail a letter, save a tiger?

May 12, 2011

If the world gets saved one small act at a time, the U.S. Postal Service and the Wildlife Conservation Society may be onto something. They’ve just unveiled a new stamp that aims to make protection of endangered species as easy as mailing a letter.

On Antarctic safaris, remember to bring a microscope

January 13, 2009

Many people hope to come back from a wildlife safari with close-up pictures of lions or elephants – this picture below is my best attempt from a search for the largest land animals in Antarctica.

Good news for South American penguins

December 30, 2008

Half a million Magellanic penguins are among the critters to get protection in a new coastal marine park just established by Argentina.