Category Archives: Animal Welfare Ambassadors

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#Refugees – Defying the Odds for Life

The decade of time is seamless. Those facing oppression, hunger, or threat to life and livelihood will defy the odds to provide  their families a better life, or just life….

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#Jerusalem #Cat

“Feline Reflections” is title of this photo from UN archives taken somewhere in Jerusalem. Is this a Palestinian or Israeli cat?  Is its human companion Jewish, Muslim, Christian, agnostic, or…?…

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Make this Orangutan Photo Sustainable & not a Memento of a Lost Planet

Only about  55,000 Borneo orangutans are left in the wild according to the UN Environment Programme. The effects of climate change, deforestation from agricultural development and palm oil plantations, illegal…

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40 Years after #Jaws, UN says Sharks Need Protection + Makeover

“Jaws” made for on- the-screen drama, but it was a poor presentation of reality. The damaging image projected of sharks has also had a devastating effect upon their populations, along…

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Water, Water Everywhere but not a Drop to Drink

  The Oceans are our lifeline and key to survival. Covering over 71% of our planet, they provide food, livelihoods, and over 50% of the oxygen we breathe, not to…

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Memorial Day’s Unexpected Guests

They may be known as Invader swans, but six little fuzzball cygnets along with their elegant parents made our weekend. The mature mute swans seemed to recognize us from last…

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Where have all the Pangolin Gone this Endangered Species Day?

Endangered Species Day, May 19 , 2017 –  Dr. Jane Goodall perhaps sums it up best: “Only if we understand can we care. Only if we care will we help….

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Respect for Mom, even if She Lays Eggs!

  From nuisance to invader, Canada Geese have been unwelcome from front yards to golf courses to farms. Bounties and hunting have been encouraged to decimate if not eliminate. However,…

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Been There, Done that “Anhinga Trail”

Over the New Year’s holiday, Ambassador Mo and I paid a return visit to one of our favorite National Parks – The Everglades, which is the third largest national park…

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Netflix Joins World Wildlife Fund

  Enhancing our knowledge, appreciation, and activism with purpose while providing entertainment to many, that is the vision of a new joint venture that will deliver films over the Internet….