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Interview with Neagha Leonard of the Ca Ba Langur Conservation Project

Every year, millions of travelers come to Ha Long Bay to explore and party in the beautiful crystal clear waters, however just miles away from one of the biggest tourist destinations in the world lies a small island with a world unto itself. This complex eco-system, with emerald waters and limestone karsts soaring up to…

Palouse prairie under clouds

Interview with Ben Stone of The Phoenix Conservancy

Often times, the efforts of conservationists and those who rely on the land for farming and ranching are inherently at odds. However, of all the organizations that I have researched and talked to, the objective of The Phoenix Conservancy has seemed to best bridge the needs between the two sides. Their mission clearly states their…

Craig Sholley of African Wildlife Foundation sitting with a baby elephant

Interview with Craig Sholley of African Wildlife Foundation

It’s not every day that you can interview a personal hero, but luckily for me, today is one of those days. Craig Sholley had the life that many wilderness lovers and environmentalists dream of, and throughout his illustrious career, he has had unprecedented exposure with mountain gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda, and the Congo, and has…

Tim Holbrook of Masonboro Oyster Reserve Co

Interview With Tim Holbrook of Masonboro Reserve Oyster Co.

It should be no surprise to any reader that in another life I was most likely destined to be an oyster farmer. Unfortunately, things just didn’t work out that way, and I have begrudgingly accepted my fate to make a living on dry land.  However, Tim Holbrook gives me confidence that my dream is still…

Sam Blount of Frontline Freediving

Interview with Sam Blount of Frontline Freediving

“It’s all mental, I mean you can totally freedive 100 feet,” Sam told me. “You’re shitting me”, I said, momentarily looking up from my audio recorder. Looking at his warm, genuine smile, I can tell he indeed wasn’t shitting me. “Well, not with that attitude”. I was worried it would be something like that. In…

The Oyster Thief by Sonia Faruqi

The Oyster Thief Book Review and Interview

The Oyster Thief – In Brief There isn’t often a book that both successfully educates as well as entertains, however, The Oyster Thief managed to do both deftly. Taking place deep in the Atlantic Ocean, the novel depicts the life of Coralline, your typical directionless, inattentive, forgetful mermaid who is on the hunt for a…

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