On Endangered Species Day—and Every Day—Here’s How to Save the Animals

May 17 marks International Endangered Species Day and is an opportunity to celebrate and support all life on the planet. News out of the UN’s Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services released in early May painted a stark picture of life on our planet: human activities have put one million species at risk …

Day 6 Road Trip-TShirt Series: Clothing for a Cause

For a full description of this series, please click here. DAY 6: Free the Bears Free the Bears is a rehabilitation center with rescue centers peppered throughout Southeast Asia. The mission is to rescue bears from exploitation (like circuses) and abuse (like bear bile farms), rehabilitate them, and release them back into the wild. Free …

Day 3 Road Trip-TShirt Series: Clothing for a Cause

For full description of this tshirt blogging series, please visit this page. DAY 3: Elephant Valley Project The Elephant Valley Project (EVP) is an elephant sanctuary based out of Mondulkiri, Cambodia, roughly a seven-hour bus ride east of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital city. EVP works to rescue captive elephants from exploitation and labor throughout Cambodia. The …

Cambodia – Elephant Valley Project

Volunteering was a big consideration while I was preparing for my six-week Southeast Asia adventure. After all, I was taking the trip to recharge from feeling professionally stagnant and personally over-committed. So I asked colleagues in conservation for their recommendations on environmental nonprofits or wildlife sanctuaries that would be worth visiting or supporting. I also …