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Animal Conservation

Get The Thrill Of A Safari Without Ever Leaving Home

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 11.27.2015 | Science

More than 8,000 miles from New York City, a team of a few dozen goes on safari every day, films everything they encounter and broadcasts the results ...

10 Animals Whose Fates Rest In Our Hands

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.06.2015 | Green

Our beautiful planet is a diverse and resilient place, filled with countless creatures who stir our hearts and imaginations. But sadly, human activiti...

Swimming With Mantas

Kevin Richberg | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

This 3 Minute Postcard shows you an adventure like no other, spending the day swimming/diving with the giant reef manta rays of the Maldives.

How Can Poaching Be Brought Under Control?

Quora | Posted 05.04.2014 | Green

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Rory Young, Professional Safari Guide, Ranger, and Tracker How To Catch Poachers (in a nutsh...

The State of the Cheetah: December 4, 2013

Dr. Laurie Marker | Posted 02.03.2014 | Impact
Dr. Laurie Marker

Many people don't even know that the cheetah, the world's icon of speed, is actually racing against extinction. And it's a race that the cheetah will lose without our help. The biggest threat to the cheetah is no surprise. It's us. Humans.

Turning the Tide: How #GivingTuesday Helps Sea Turtles

Lexie Beach | Posted 02.02.2014 | Impact
Lexie Beach

My own sea turtle experience that summer night on Vero Beach left me feeling so inspired, I knew I had to help preserve those magnificent creatures for others.

WATCH: Rescued Sea Lions Go Home

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.14.2013 | Green

When a group of hurt and abandoned sea lions washed up on the shore, the ORCA conservation group in Peru swooped in to nurse them back to health. The ...

The Zoo That Might Not Look Like This In The Future

Posted 06.21.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: When you think of a zoo, you probably picture different kinds of an...

Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend; Ivory Is Her Worst Enemy

Jeffrey Flocken | Posted 09.15.2012 | Green
Jeffrey Flocken

Elephants and other endangered wildlife are being killed at an alarming rate by poachers looking to fill consumer demand. Poachers must stop benefiting from this illicit trade and consumers must stop the demand.

A Horned Little 60-Pound Bundle of Hope for Rhinos in Sumatra

Jeffrey Flocken | Posted 08.27.2012 | Green
Jeffrey Flocken

The birth of this baby Sumatran rhino is hopefully just the first of more to come -- injecting new genes, new life, and new hope into a species that many feared might never see another calf born again.

PHOTOS: Our Fight To Save Apes

David McDannald | Posted 07.03.2012 | Books
David McDannald

When a Sudanese refugee, a grown man, was humiliated and abused at a military roadblock in northern Kenya, my journey to activism began; a soldier des...

Man Accused Of Illegal Wild Animal Trading

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 06.04.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A St. James man is accused of illegally buying and selling fish and venison in violation of laws aimed at conservation, according...

The Future of Animal Welfare Depends on Keeping Our Kids' Eyes Wide Open

Fred O'Regan | Posted 12.07.2011 | Green
Fred O'Regan

If we don't make sure that today's young people enter adulthood with their eyes wide open to the importance of protecting our living planet, then we are all -- elephants, animals, ecosystems, people -- in deep trouble.

Wild Tigers Could Be Extinct In 12 Years If Unprotected

AP | IRINA TITOVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Wild tigers could become extinct in 12 years if countries where they still roam fail to take quick action to protect th...

World Needs A 'Barometer Of Life' To Protect Species, Scientists Warn

BBC News | Mark Kinver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The world needs a "barometer of life" to prevent ecosystems and species being lost forever, scientists have warned....