Help Save Costa Rica’s Marine Life on an Earthwatch Expedition (JohnnyJet.com)

In 2016, I was fortunate to go on an Earthwatch expedition to Costa Rica’s Golfo Dulce (one of the three tropical fjords in the world) to assist scientists in collecting data on whales and dolphins. The cetacean population is facing multiple threats, including development of this pristine habitat. Read about my trip, and what youContinue reading “Help Save Costa Rica’s Marine Life on an Earthwatch Expedition (JohnnyJet.com)”

Climate Change Doesn’t Just Affect Humans – It’s Affecting These Dogs, As Well (BarkPost)

There’s no denying the fact that our climate is changing. Sadly, the animals take the brunt of it. Here, I write about the impact of climate change on Greenland’s sled dogs, and the heroes that are making a difference on BarkPost. Climate Change Doesn’t Just Affect Humans – It’s Affecting These Dogs, As Well  

Volunteering at a Kangaroo Sanctuary: My Australian Adventure (Green Global Travel)

Four years ago, I had the incredible experience of volunteering with orphaned wallabies in Queensland. Read all about it here on Green Global Travel: VOLUNTEERING AT A KANGAROO SANCTUARY: MY AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE  

10 Best National Parks for Wildlife Watching (Green Global Travel)

Our majestic National Parks and the animals that inhabit these lands need our help more than ever now. Here’s a list of the best Parks to visit and support our national treasures, published on Green Global Travel: 10 BEST NATIONAL PARKS IN USA FOR WILDLIFE WATCHING  

An Open Letter to Those Who Are Hell Bent on Celebrating July 4th with Illegal Fireworks

First of all, fireworks are illegal. In case you didn’t know that. They are illegal because you are not professionals trained to handle them. You are especially not equipped to set off bottle rockets after a few bottles of beer. Second, you live in a neighborhood with other houses, busy roads, sidewalks. You aren’t inContinue reading “An Open Letter to Those Who Are Hell Bent on Celebrating July 4th with Illegal Fireworks”

Traveling With Your Dog this Summer? Adventure Girl and Nature’s Recipe Make it Easier

Adventure Girl Stefanie Michaels has been all over the world, but one thing she loves to do is travel with her dogs. After all, they make everything fun! Now, she has partnered with Nature’s Recipe pet food to make doggie travel a lot easier. Nature’s Recipe knows what pet owners worry about most — findingContinue reading “Traveling With Your Dog this Summer? Adventure Girl and Nature’s Recipe Make it Easier”

12 Things Allison Argo Learned from Filming THE LAST PIG

For more than 20 years, Allison Argo has worked on the front lines fighting for the just treatment of endangered and abused animals. She has produced, directed, written, and often narrated films, broadcast by PBS and National Geographic, reaching audiences worldwide. THE LAST PIG, releasing next Spring, continues Argo’s mission to speak out for thoseContinue reading “12 Things Allison Argo Learned from Filming THE LAST PIG”

Open Letter to Walter Palmer, Murderer of Cecil the Lion

Dear Walter, I didn’t know who Cecil was until his beautiful, majestic face appeared all over the Internet following the callous and sadistic manner by which you ended his precious life in Zimbabwe. My heart was broken. This beloved lion was simply living among his pride when you lured him out of the sanctuary, shotContinue reading “Open Letter to Walter Palmer, Murderer of Cecil the Lion”

Costa Rican Rainforest Getaway: Manuel Antonio and Rainmaker Reserve

The central Pacific coast of Costa Rica is home to the smallest, yet most bio-diverse, national park in the country: Manuel Antonio National Park. I was both excited and eager to explore the magical rainforests when traveling alone in the Central America for the first time. After a short cab ride from my hotel CostaContinue reading “Costa Rican Rainforest Getaway: Manuel Antonio and Rainmaker Reserve”

10 Reasons Why You Should Never Ride Elephants

There was a time when I dreamed of going on an elephant safari in Nepal. I imagined sitting atop a gentle giant, gliding through a dense forest searching for wildlife. I photographed elephants in all their decorated grandeur when I came upon them begging on the outskirts of Delhi. I added Thailand’s elephant festival toContinue reading “10 Reasons Why You Should Never Ride Elephants”