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Birute Gladikas

A Lifetime of Saving Orangutans

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

I met Dr. Biruté Galdikas on a hot afternoon this past August when our rather ancient Trigana Air 737 landed in Pangklanbun, Borneo. We were 14 friends and family. It had been quite a trek to get here and, by the look of the airport terminal, we were most definitely not in Kansas anymore.

Every Week There is More Reason to Feel Empathy for Animals

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

This week, Sir Paul McCartney and his daughter Stella introduced the concept of "Meat-Free Mondays." It's a message that I wish I'd heard far earlier.

Why do Oragutans Care About Global Warming?

Todd Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Carmichael

In short, the very events that are driving the Orangutan to extinction are the same that threaten our planet's climate.