WWF's statement surprised many long-time palm oil watchers, but the organization deserves enormous credit for sticking to its principles and making clear that companies cannot claim sustainability just by sticking an RSPO label on their product while continuing to destroy the Earth's forests.
If you've ever dreamed of going on an African safari, you've heard of the "Big Five": the Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhinoceros. We asked five top guides for the animal that they would most like to spot in the wild. Here is their Elusive Big Five list.
I've always sensed that Alex Trebek and his show are socially conscious, and, after chatting with him, I felt that that impression was confirmed.
Calling all 196 countries on Earth -- it's time to band together, stop this senseless slaughter and impose stiff 100-year jail terms for anyone involved in trafficking ivory, rhino horns or big cat parts.
To keep him safe from harm, Nicky has been living at the family home of Mike Watson since he was one month old. He has his own enclosure with a padded play area and a straw-lined room for sleeping. His best animal friend is a yellow Labrador, one of the Watsons' family dogs.
Often when it comes to African safaris where does one start? Which reserves have the best game, taking into account the variety and concentration of w...
In the Olympics of forest defense, protection of natural rainforests from destruction by the companies feeding voracious markets is what will make the difference between a gold medal and unimaginable loss... and optimistic it may be, but I'm putting my money on a win.
I've never been to Kenya, I've never directed a film and I'm afraid of snakes. But I am flying to Kenya to direct a documentary about elephant ivory and rhino horn poaching, to film the land, the people, the wildlife and to find out what is happening and what we can do to stop it.
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.
Experts in rhino conservation met last week in Nairobi in response to a rhino poaching epidemic gripping South Africa and Zimbabwe, which reached a record high in 2011.
When Kellogg's announced that it is moving to limit the deforestation caused by the palm oil it uses to make Girl Scout cookies, it represented an enormous achievement for two 15-year-old girls from Michigan.
When people lose money, it can be quite interesting. You can find out what you really love about life that keeps us here and what you came to this planet for is not necessarily your apartment.
Imagine a fantastical future where a website would be all legal-like, and the streaming music would be approved happily by the artists with nary a peep about lost royalties. Could such an amazing world ever truly exist?
Nash's trademark high harmony vocals and impressive writing talents fluidly traverse the box set's newly-mastered, 64 tracks with career highlights... and remixes galore.
The problem of compact discs disappearing from the marketplace is worse than it was only a year ago. Store buyers just ain't a-buyin' from the labels, and it's looking grim all over.