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…

Islam and Women’s Rights

If you’ve spent time in a Moslem country you’ve seen the huge gulf between the west and Islam regarding women. It is unimaginable what the world must be like behind veil, a burka, a black gown that heats you like an oven under the Middle East sun. Or to have your sexual organs cut away…

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…

A Bucket List Read

Saving Paradise is now on Bucket List Publications. What an inspiring site! If you love travel, adventure, and new experiences, check out Bucket List. Lesley Carter seems to have been everywhere and done everything, and yet she’s looking for more. As she says, life is unique and very deep and it’s important to live well…