Tag Archives: missions

Feeding the Birds

Ask any bird. Defying gravity is hard work. A hummingbird, for example, weighs less than an ounce but must eat one to three times her own body weight every day. At first light she’s off searching for the hundreds of flowers she needs before dark.

Parrot in the Amazon Jungle of Ecuador, South America. Photo […]

Time Traveling in the Tropics

It’s a sultry day in the tropics, and in the shadow of Mount Cyclops, palm trees wave over a collection of buildings perched on a hill. Inside one of the buildings, teenagers are transported away from their equatorial surroundings to 19th century London, where they follow the adventures of a young man named Pip as […]

The Ins and Outs of Disaster Response

Last year, we ran a series on how MAF handles preparing for disasters, interviewing MAF’s manager of security and disaster response John Woodberry. It was one of our most popular series, and since this month we are highlighting our disaster preparedness initiatives, we thought these might be worth sharing again in case you […]