Conservation

Support Your Local Pollinators: Buy The Bees A Home

Encourage pollinators into your garden by providing the bees a home. This awesome Bee House is just the thing to get your local bees to set up housekeeping right in your yard.

Tsū Network Allows For Social Giving To Animals

Social networks like Facebook and Twitter were perhaps the first to create an opportunity for charitable organizations and foundations to set up a presence in the social media space. However, more currently they have been overshadowed by a young upstart social network called Tsu, which in its short 9-month tenure has earned a solid reputation as the go-to platform for social giving, particularly when it comes to animals.

Knitting Nests For Injured And Abandoned Baby Animals

Wildlife Rescue Nests is a non-profit group created by Katie Deline-Ray in Ontario, Canada that provides free knitted and crocheted nests to wildlife rescue groups. These little nests and burrows help rescued and orphaned wildlife feel warm and safe while they heal and recover. It has earned her the nickname of "the crazy nest lady."

Animal Friendly Vacations With A Twist

Animal friendly vacation spots are springing up in the most unusual places. What if you could stay at a first-rate hotel where the animals were basically "complimentary"? Animal friendly hotels with a twist are the latest thing among boutique inns and lodges with a flair for the exotic.

Obama Spelling Bees From Habitat Hunting

The alarming decline in bee population could cause bees to become extinct in the very near future. Honey bees, which account for more than $15 billion through their vital role in keeping fruits, nut and vegetables in our diets have fallen prey to a mysterious disorder called ‘Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). This is a syndrome defined as a dead colony with one live queen and immature bees unable to sustain the hive.

Invasive Species: But It's Just A Goldfish!

Invasive species are a serious threat to wildlife in the U.S. and easily a problem that you think of as being something that happens in other places, not where you live. That's why I was shocked to find that ponds in my hometown have been hit with a huge invasion -- of goldfish. Okay, we aren't talking about the little guys you keep in a bowl. These are the big ornamental koi that people buy for their home ponds.

Be Nice And Water Your Bees

The plight of bees is of concern to everyone on the planet. Without them we are likely to starve. There is a lot of talk around about planting bee-friendly plants and letting a few of your dandelions hang around for them. But bees do not live by plants alone. It is time to be making sure that the helpful little insects also have plenty of water to drink without them having to risk their lives to get it.