When the Act is allowed to do its job, it's amazingly successful: 99 percent of the species under its care have been spared extinction (think: grizzly bears, gray whales and bald eagles) and hundreds are on the road to recovery.
Mother whales show a great deal of curiosity around us, and a willingness to let their playful calves approach us.
In 1994, Gary Sinise played a wounded veteran in Forrest Gump. Since then the actor has been involved with the Disabled American Veterans. After his f...
Maybe we're asking the wrong question by just focusing on whether these haunting CGI merpeople are real or myth. The real question is: Why are we making our oceans too dangerous to sustain all life?
I remember the first time I prepared to go to Haiti -- I told an acquaintance about the trip and they responded with a sincerely puzzled, "why are you going there?" I didn't have a good answer other than that it felt right to take action.
'I can teach a person the skills necessary to cross an ocean alone, but I can't teach the mentality a person needs to sail alone across an ocean. If you don't learn to control fear, fear will control you. Exploration is the physical expression of intellectual passion.'
With less than 30 animals left in Borneo and an estimated 80 animals in Sumatra, the Sumatran rhino should be a constant reminder to all consumers of the devastating effect industrial palm oil plantations have on wildlife.
100 million sharks are disappearing from our oceans each year, primarily driven by the lucrative trade in shark fins. A bill that would prohibit the sale and consumption of shark fins in Texas, passed the Texas House. However, this bill faces a fight ahead.
Women and men can redefine what it means to be successful, but first they need to be honest with themselves.
So many families in the autism community have a hard time living in apartments because of the noise and the specific needs that their children have. Providing affordable homes for these families has just really filled my heart.
Joyful. Luminous. Radiant. Distinguished. Vivacious. Such adjectives describe every Maisha collective scarf, outshone only by the story -- and the woman -- behind it.
For generations, seniors have been making a powerful impact in their communities, and their service is more important now than ever. Let us pay a special tribute to these remarkable seniors, who do so much to improve our communities and nation.
Commercial fishing is a multi-billion dollar industry. Research suggests that the free-market approach will not only help preserve America's commercial fishing industry but will make it stronger.
To bolster the U.S. economy and create jobs, we need more people to volunteer to help for-profit small businesses.
Compiling a detailed volume on all the primates of the world had been attempted a few times in the past, but never in a way that captured the full diversity of these creatures. I decided I would take on this task.
The U.S. Navy has new plans for testing and training exercises with sonar and explosives -- and those plans spell disaster for whales. Now is the time for concerned citizens to come to their defense.