Whitley Fund for Nature: The Green Oscars

Whitley Fund for Nature: The Green Oscars

There is a prestigious environmental award that has been in existence for over 20 years. While under the radar the Whitley Fund for Nature has quietly grown from £15,000 in 1994 to £1.1 million in 2015 in annual awards. Known to insiders as the Green Oscars, it funds...
Open Letter to Ken Fulk

Open Letter to Ken Fulk

An Open Letter to Ken Fulk & A Standing Offer Dear Mr. Fulk, I first came across your name in a Vanity Fair article about Denise Hale where you were mentioned as her darling of design and favorite party guest.  Six months later I attended an event at The Battery...
The Hunting Question

The Hunting Question

Friends Niki Rust, a large carnivore research PhD candidate (& vegan), and Peter Allison, seasoned safari professional and author of the bestseller ‘Whatever You Do, Don’t Run’ got into a lively debate about the merits and morals of the trophy hunting industry...
Kenya’s Problematic Progress

Kenya’s Problematic Progress

As seen in National Geographic News Watch Driving on a Friday night from the idyllic campsite to a local farm for an after-dark game count, Action for Cheetahs (ACK) lead researcher Cosmas Wambua navigates a treacherous highway. The notorious Mombassa Road is a...
Tech & the Cheetah

Tech & the Cheetah

As seen in National Geographic News Watch Some regions of Kenya have better cell phone reception than the heart of San Francisco’s financial district. This is no exaggeration. One can easily make a call or text from the Maasai Mara National Reserve. It’s changed the...
Podcast: Chasing Cheetahs

Podcast: Chasing Cheetahs

Podcast on MakeYouFamous: Chasing Cheetahs with Marcy Mendelson Marcy Mendelson has been documenting in advocating for wildlife in Africa for a decade. In this shot for media organizations like National Geographic and a far. She runs Geo-watch and runs safaris to...

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