Did David Attenborough Behave ...

Jan 30, 2012 by

Earlier this month, the Daily Mirror in Great Britain revealed that famed zoologist David Attenborough, for his 7-part television...

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A Good Death and How to Achiev...

Jan 9, 2012 by

Is it possible to create a good death? Or is someone simply lucky if he or she dies well? These are the fascinating questions Dr. Ira...

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Thoughts on aging

Oct 7, 2011 by

I associate aging with deterioration, disease, and suffering. Loss of mental and physical agility is inevitable. The indignities of...

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Our golden retriever Cory dies

Aug 26, 2011 by

We have lost our beloved golden retriever Cory to cancer. She was almost eleven years old. We are grief stricken to lose her, but...

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Meeting my wife Gail 38 years ...

Jul 28, 2011 by

I arrived in America in September 1972. I knew virtually no one. I’d left all my friends behind in England. So I was very eager to...

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Something to be passionate abo...

Jul 6, 2011 by

[jbox color=”gray”]I want to share with you a touching blog post from my middle daughter Christina about her old Dad: Her...

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Wolves

Jun 1, 2011 by

For decades, wolves were seen as evil, as well as dangerous to livestock, so ranchers and the federal government shot, clubbed,...

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Why Shark Week is irresponsibl...

Apr 27, 2011 by

“Teeth of death,” “Shark feeding frenzy,” “The Worst Shark Attack Ever.” It is that time of year again, when the Discovery Channel...

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Sex and violence in wildlife f...

Apr 20, 2011 by

Below are some excerpts on sex and violence in wildlife films from my book “Shooting in the Wild.” I hope you enjoy them. “Shooting...

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