In areas like Ladakh, whose intact ecology makes them habitable for animals such as snow leopards, a lot of wildlife conservation work is occurring.Read article
Millions of animals are killed on our roads every year. Wildlife migrating through Colorado has to contend with the I-70. Now five teams of designers have proposed plans for a wildlife crossing. Check out their designs; one of them will be the winnerRead article
For city trees, the root of the matter is the soil By Leda Marritz We already know how wonderful and important the presence of an urban forest. Trees are good for our health, they reduce crime in neighborhoods, they promote calmer traffic and they improve home and business values. But…Read article
Highways are not designed to be crossed. But if you’re an animal on a perilous migration, and a highway is what stands between you and survival, well, you’ll try anything. But help is on the way!
Wildlife gets a home and a haven at WildCare in California’s Bay Area By Leda Marritz It is extraordinary to see a turkey vulture really close up. Their white beaks are sculptural and smooth, and their pink nostrils are curved like shells. Black feathers on their head, breast and shoulders…Read article
Few people need convincing that trees are good. Their emotional and psychological value, though hard to define, is powerful and indisputable. Trees clean the air, provide protection from noise and wind, and impart a calming and peaceful aspect to the surrounding streetscape. Trees are not like mailboxes or benches or other site amenities; they are biological touchstones and quite literally living community participants. So if the street trees in your neighborhood or downtown aren’t looking so good, what to do?Read article