Welcome to my blog. In line with the old adage "a picture is worth a thousand words", I generally prefer to let my photos do the talking. However, there are times when other media communicate better and more thoroughly, and on those occasions I will post a blog entry.

Namibia Book

March 22, 2017
My book, The Namib Desert, is a coffee table book with an imagewrap hard cover, 13" x 11", printed on Blurb's best photographic paper. It includes a selection of photos f...
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“A Bit of a Thing for Elephants”

February 16, 2015
Since this blog was first published, the links to CBS videos have been placed behind a paywall. They are still worth watching, but viewing them will cost you. With the d...
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Nations Reach Illegal Ivory Trade Deal, Classify Wildlife Trafficking A 'Serious Crime'

December 04, 2013
Delegates to the African Elephant Summit from 30 countries agreed this week to take measures to protect elephants and to try to end the illegal ivory trade. A report from...
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A Major World Religion in Need of Attitude Readjustment

June 07, 2013
Come to think of it, more than one major world religion needs an attitude readjustment on this issue.
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Some good news

April 29, 2013
In the past month, there has been some good news amid continuing reports of rampant elephant poaching in Africa. First is an all-too-rare effort to deal with the demand s...
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Endangered Moon Bears Harvested for Bile in Vietnam

March 15, 2013
My friend Brendan McCarthy, an Australian photojournalist, has been investigating the collection and sale of Moon Bear bile in Vietnam. Bear bile is marketed as a traditi...
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Poaching Frenzy

March 09, 2013
Since this photo of a family of forest elephants greeting other elephants in the Central African Republic was shot in 2006, more than half of the forest elephants in west...
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