Browse the weekly news and you are certain to come across articles on topics such as climate change, air pollution, oil spills, melting ice caps, sea level rise, acidification of oceans, and deforestation. Scientists almost unanimously agree, the earth’s climate is changing and our actions are contributing to this change. In their latest ad campaign, the non-profit organization […]
I love reading great quotes on all sorts of topics. The exercise can be inspiring and really make you think. Truth is, a simple quote can have an immeasurable impact on your life. A quote can become a motto for living, helping steer you down a noble and righteous path. Find your own favorite quotes. […]
Authors’ Note: Travels with Gannon & Wyatt Greenland There are places on earth so extraordinarily beautiful the mere act of being there gives rise to a spiritual awakening in the traveler. It is these places that inspire in us a lifelong desire to travel the globe, always searching for the next location that will leave […]
Authors’ Note: Travels with Gannon & Wyatt: Great Bear Rainforest For tens of thousands of years, human beings existed in relative harmony with nature. It is only recently, the past few centuries, that human consumption has had a significant impact on the environment. Each year, according to researchers, approximately 50,000 square miles of forest is […]
Authors’ Note: Travels with Gannon & Wyatt Botswana When we travel, either physically or vicariously through a book or film, one cannot help but be awed by the incredible diversity of our planet. Traveling opens our minds to different ways of thinking, introduces us to different ways of being, and presents us with possibilities we […]
“Any book that helps a child make a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” -Maya Angelou And so opens the front page of the newly launched Youth Exploration Society (Y.E.S.) website. What a powerful way to start out, eh? Y.E.S is a non-profit which […]
The Great Bear Rainforest is one of the last great wildernesses in North America. Located in British Columbia, Canada, the moss-covered forests of the Great Bear are home to some of the world’s most magnificent animals. In these misty forests you’ll find an abundance of wildlife, including bald eagles, moose, wolverines, wolves, black bears, and grizzlies. And if you’re blessed with a bit of luck, you might even catch a glimpse of one of the most unique creatures on earth, the mythical spirit bear.
Gannon and Wyatt can’t wait to trek into the Great Bear Rainforest in search of the mythical spirit bear, but surviving in this unforgiving wilderness proves more challenging than they could have ever imagined. When members of the expedition go missing, the brothers bravely set out on a search-and-rescue mission. Soon they find themselves lost in a forest teeming with grizzlies, wolves, and mysterious gunmen. Guided by the wisdom of the First Nation people, Gannon and Wyatt uncover a sinister plot and must risk everything to save those who are missing and restore balance to the Great Bear.
Pop quiz, kids. What is the fastest land animal on earth? Here’s a hint. The title of this blog gives it away. That’s right. A cheetah is the fastest animal on earth, able to run at speeds of over 60 miles per hour! The cheetah has a sleek, powerful body that in many ways resembles […]
The following is a short excerpt from my safari journal. It was written in 2008 while conducting research in the Okavango Delta with Gannon, Wyatt and co-author, Patti Wheeler, for our book Travels with Gannon & Wyatt: Botswana. Shinde Camp Okavango Delta, Botswana August 28 We arrive in Maun, Botswana by way of a Botswana […]