DVW is live!

My son Andre, the co-founder of DVW, and his team at Digital Media Associates, in Park City, Utah, have done a magnificent job of redesigning the site, which was hacked and we haven’t been able to put up anything on it since February. This is its third iteration, and the most beautiful and functional one …Read More

the future of the monarch butterflies is not looking good

Back in l999, I wrote a piece about the race to find the wintering grounds of the monarch butterflies, which was as heated as the race to discover the source of the Nile in the nineteenth century.   http://www.dispatchesfromthevanishingworld.com/pastdispatches/monarch/monarch1.html

At that point there were two threats to the survival of the monarchs and their epic migration …Read More

the western rhino is now was

andrew revkin reports : http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/12/extinct-western-black-rhinoceros/

This follows on the extinction of the northern white rhino, the last few of which I saw in Garamba National Park, in the northeastern corner of the Democratic Republic of Congo, on the Sudan Border,  as I reported in Dispatch #2. Despite the heroic efforts of Kes and Fraser Hillman-Smith, with …Read More

yo tidebuckas

we are not alone. here’s is another soul brother. we just have to find
each other.
i’m off to the Gulf to find out what’s happening to the wildlife. a two
week tour from panama city to tampico. or maybe the other way
When I get back the Tidebuckas who have found each other will be
putting our  heads together …Read More