Tom on April 10th, 2014

A few days ago, Jane Goodall celebrated her 80th birthday. Few people in conservation have been as effective in bringing the importance of wildlife conservation in Africa to the forefront as Dr. Goodall. She gained the world’s attention with her pioneering studies of chimpanzees in Tanzania’s Gombe Reserve. Tanzania’s The New Times recently posted an […]

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Tom on April 7th, 2014

Yesterday, April 6, marked the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the genocide in Rwanda. The horrible facts of what happened are well documented and, if you wish to learn more, I highly recommend Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire’s book, Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda. Rather than dwell on the history […]

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