My Favorite Tree

This tree is my favorite in the world. In 2002 I attended a Hog Island Youth Ecology Camp for 10 days. Towards the end of our camp, the instructors asked us to go for a walk along the east shore trail, find a place where we could sit quietly, and then journal our thoughts about …

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 …

World Oceans Day

Today is World Oceans Day! Our oceans cover two-thirds of the planet, produce most of the oxygen we breathe (did you know that?!), feed millions of people, and are a source of livelihoods, recreation, and inspiration. What do you do when you're on or near the ocean? By keeping these wild places healthy, we can …

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 …