Bees are desperately important to our existence and survival on this planet. According to Greenpeace, honey bees perform ~80% of all pollination worldwide – translating into pollination for ~90% of the world’s food. Pretty easy to see why they’re important to us and healthy ecosystems! But bee populations are in a bit of trouble across the world.
Have you ever been to Yellowstone National park? Founded in 1872 and widely believed to be the first National Park in the world, this beautiful place is famous for its geothermal features and incredible wildlife. We spent a day in the park with Jenny Golding and George Bumann, locals from Gardiner, Montana…
With blockchain becoming more commonly used to make large transactions in various digital currencies, there is an opportunity to build in the environmental cost of a product at the individual product level. This is what Todd’s latest venture, Veridum Labs hopes to achieve with their “Verde” digital currency.
Stumbling across the ecotourism company, Wildlife Adventures was a bit of a serendipity. In 2017 on a flight, Joy found an article on the successful rewilding efforts in Europe and the positive impact ecotourism (and ecotourism companies like Wildlife Adventures) were having on conservation, especially in relation to larger predators like the lupo (i.e. Italian for wolf) who were not so long ago (circa 1970s) reviled and hunted nearly to extinction in that part of the world.
As animal lovers, Lyall and I were thrilled to visit Tim in his London based studio. We discussed a range of topics including his evolution as a photographer and artist, his fascination with the relationship between humans and animals, the importance of connecting with nature, the role of art in communicating critical messages and his latest project, Endangered.