Apex Predators Most Threatened by The World’s Roads
Tigers and leopards are among the 10 apex predators most threatened by the world’s roads.
Human-Hawk Relationship Building and the Art of Connection
We value thinking and dismiss instinct as the machinery of an automaton. But instinct is what lets us love life’s juicy essence such as food and drink and sex.
May 4th is Chickens Day: Reflecting on the Meat Industry
Imagine chickens living a cage-free life along with their chicks. We need to respect the lives of chickens and ensure that chickens are treated humanely.
Costa Rica Protects Biodiversity and Made it Accessible
With careful planning and inclusive perspective, we believe nations can build sustainable tourism programs that benefit their economies and the environment.
Fossil Fuel Extraction Threatens Africa’s Remaining Elephants
Tzeporah Berman and Ina-Maria Shikongo: Destructive oil drilling, fracking and new roads are coming to a UNESCO World Heritage site, putting endangered elephants at even greater risk.
Live in the Pacific Northwest? Salmon Can Be a Big Part of Who You Are
April M. Short: The salmon stories project collects and archives stories from everyday people living on the edges of the Pacific Northwest bioregion, who have a connection with salmon in some way.
Whales Will Save Climate — Unless the Military Destroys Them First
Koohan Paik-Mander: The decimation of populations of whales and dolphins over the last decade—resulting from the year-round, full-spectrum military practices carried out in the oceans—has fast-tracked us toward a cataclysmic environmental tipping point.
Watching a Harpooned Whale Die Right Before Your Eyes
Paul Watson has no problem with critics calling him and his marine-life-defending colleagues pirates—it’s far better than helplessly standing by and doing nothing in the face of the violence against animals they have witnessed.
Undercover Investigations Expose Brutal Wildlife Killing Contests
Katie Stennes: Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.
Believing That Meat Is Essential for Human Health Harms Us All
Jennifer Barckley: Americans eat more meat per capita than any other country, even though meat consumption is linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
Changing How We Talk About Nonhuman Animals
Debra Merskin, Carrie P. Freeman, and Alicia Graef: We wouldn’t say “it” or “that” when referring to humans, so why would we for other sentient individuals?
With Clock Ticking Down, Trump Further Imperils Animals
Cathy Liss: The damage done under Trump must be expeditiously reversed under the incoming administration, including any regulations rammed through in these final weeks.
How Wildlife Photography Can Help Save Threatened Species
Graeme Green: Shooting animals with cameras, not guns, is one key path forward in wildlife conservation.
Elephant Park: Selfie with a Giant, a Lifetime of Misery
Nina Jackel: All Bali elephant parks scored in the “severely inadequate conditions” category for captive elephants’ freedom of movement, social interaction, hygiene, nutrition, environment, tourist interaction, and animal management.