Connecting the University of Denver with the Conservation of Sichuan Wildlife

As lessons about animals, love of the Earth, and English language were being taught in a room filled with 30 Chinese third-fifth graders, a little girl in a pink dress popped her head into the classroom, wide-eyed and shy. She was a beautiful six-year old native Laojun Mountain girl and yearned to join the summer […]

Ancient Chinese Poems about Wildlife Protection

Excerpts from Witnessing Another Fishing Scene DuFu The war among human beings hasn’t ceased! Where have the phoenix and the qilin fled? Wicked, we indulge ourselves in disastrous fishing, Obvious of ancient sages’ lament for wildlife killing. This poem was written in 762 during the Tang Dynasty (618-907), when the poet Du Fu (712-770) traveled […]