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The Real Differences Between Animals And Humans

Dana Ellis Hunnes | Posted 07.14.2016 | Green
Dana Ellis Hunnes

While humans evolved to have the largest brain-to-body-size ratio, supposedly making us one of the smartest animals on Earth, we also evolved to be the most destructive.

Our Extinction Problem May Be Far, Far Worse Than We Think

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 08.11.2015 | Science

The sharp decline of land snail species in Hawaii may have frightening implications for the extinction rates of animals worldwide. A multinational tea...

To Feed or Not to Feed Wildlife

Charles Knapp, Ph.D. | Posted 02.09.2014 | Green
Charles Knapp, Ph.D.

Although feeding wildlife has become an increasingly common tourist activity, I suspect that many of you have visited a national park or zoo and read ...

Zebra Bites Zookeeper, Then Things Get Even Worse

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.19.2013 | Green

Let's hope your week started off better than this. A rare gazelle named after a fitness guru died at the National Zoo on Monday. Zookeepers think t...

11 Animals That Are Now Extinct... Thanks To Humans

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green

Major extinction events are nothing new for the planet, but species are now dying out at an alarming rate thanks to humans. We are presently losing...

What Makes An Ecosystem Endangered?

Posted 05.09.2013 | Green

From Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: With many of the world's ecosystems threatened or endangered by human activities like logging and ...