It’s that time of year again… when we celebrate America’s unique, natural treasures! This year, National Wildlife Refuge Week serves as an official reminder to cherish and protect these special places.
Posts Categorized: Climate Change
Last night I had the pleasure of attending the CoolClimate Art Contest awards ceremony, an event calling on artists worldwide to join the climate change discussion and visually portray how they experience this global environmental crisis. Five winners were selected from over 1,000 entries from around the world. First place winner Christos Lamprianidis of Greece said, “I am a teacher. I teach high school pupils. But, above all, I am a father. And I’m afraid. What kind of land and air will our children and grandchildren inherit?””
A new PBS documentary, Chasing the Phantom, has some of the rarest footage of the one of the least-understood carnivores as it roams the alpine wilds of the Northern Rocky Mountains and Alaska.
This week, YOU have the chance to be a part of the CoolClimate Contest, an effort to raise awareness about the impacts of climate change and initiate discussion about what we can do about it. Only 20 images remain from 1,000 submissions from artists all over the world. Defenders is partnering with this great event and we want to know what YOU think!
Defenders international conservation expert Alejandra Goyenechea heads to Jamaica for a week of meetings to help protect marine species in the Caribbean like the endangered manatee.