Everything you need to know about trekking with the endangered great ape—and helping increase its population.
Elephants, known for their size and intelligence, are endangered. It’s estimated that only about 400,000 elephants are left in the world, both in the wild and in captivity. To be sure elephants survive into the future, humans need to protect them.
Through the misty rain, I see a goddess. She’s perhaps 12 feet tall and wears a skirt of twisting branches. A living hat of green covers her braids. In her right hand, she holds a bright red tomato. Her left arm is outstretched toward the leafy rows of the lawn flanking the asparagus-colored house behind her. She looks like she’s about to cast a wandless spell....
Celebrate International Whale Shark Day by planning a bucket-list trip to swim with the world’s largest fish. Do your research beforehand so you’re assured that the destination and operator you choose have rules that don’t put the endangered sharks at risk.
MSN republished my essay that originally appreared in Reader's Digest