Next Up Africa and the Ivory Trade

Let’s travel some more. The Last Savanna will take you half-way around the globe from Molokai, Hawaii and to the southern hemisphere where Ian MacAdam takes on ivory poaching, which is exterminating our world’s largest land mammals — our elegant elephants. The Last Savanna is now available from Barnes and Noble as a Nook book…

Enormous Joy

Grabbing a glass of water at the kitchen sink I noticed a little moth, tan-colored, on the inside of the window trying to get out. I put a glass over it and slid a sheet of paper underneath and carried it outside. The moth fluttered out of the glass and tumbled to the ground. For…

Female Mutilation: Is it time to boycott Indonesia?

A little girl is pinned to the ground while adults saw off her genitals with a chunk of broken glass. Another newborn girl has her clitoris sliced off at a “Women’s Health Clinic”. The night before her arranged wedding, a fourteen-year-old girl is mutilated with a rusty ceremonial sword. This is Indonesia, a nation of…