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Real Conservation or Just Rhino Slaughter for Sport?

Will Travers | Posted 03.20.2014 | Green
Will Travers

Fewer than 5,000 black rhinos remain in the wild. They need our urgent aid: not a hunter's bullet. This is not real conservation; this is rhino slaughter for sport.

Crush the Ivory Trade

Will Travers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Will Travers

I applaud the United States government for taking this bold and very public step to show the world that only elephants should wear ivory.

Safe Trails for All

Will Travers | Posted 01.13.2013 | Green
Will Travers

Today, an increasing number of states are implementing regulations reduce the risks of indiscriminate body-gripping traps, we hope this trend continues.

Ohio Doing Right by Animals

Will Travers | Posted 08.06.2012 | Green
Will Travers

No one should be allowed ever to "own" a wild animal. Wildlife belong in the wild and no one should ever put the animals or the public at risk by trying to confine them in a zoo, circus, backyard or home.

Kid Rock Announces Struggling-City Charity Tour

Posted 12.11.2011 | Impact

Kid Rock is putting his money where his lyrics are, as he prepares for a charity tour to benefit each of the 12 struggling city he visits. Taking ...

PHOTOS: Anti-Fur Fashion Show Winners Prove 'Compassion Is In Fashion'

Posted 10.16.2011 | Green

Born Free USA announced this month the winners of its third annual “fffashion” competition. The fur-free fashion show highlighted the works of eme...

Eco Etiquette: How To Avoid Dangerous Wildlife Encounters

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 10.09.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I want to get out more in...

Tourists Changing The World In East Africa

Suzanne Skees | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Suzanne Skees

Bacho, Tanzania - It's a typical story: Americans go to Africa for safari. They find that the television images of big-eyed children with protruding r...

Born Free USA Trapping Investigation Lifts Curtain on a Barbaric Act

Will Travers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Will Travers

What is it about wild animals that make some people feel that it's OK to inflict pain, suffering and death upon them?

Why Do Lions Matter?

Will Travers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Will Travers

Unlike the lion, which waits for our omnipotent will to be known, we have a choice. To destroy or to protect, to squander or to save.

Kid Says the Darndest Things: A Conversation With Kid Rock

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Musically, Kid Rock has always been his own man. Who else would ask Lil Wayne to sit in with him at the CMA Awards, and make friends with Jon Stewart and Fox News too?

Bridging the Divide Between Animal Welfare & Conservation

Camilla Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Camilla Fox

It is my hope that out of the Compassionate Conservation Conference there will be more collaboration between conservationists and animal welfare advocates.

M.I.A. Flashes Audience With Colorful Performance (SLIDESHOW)

Monica Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Monica Klein

After weeks of speculation, the secret guest of Vice and Intel's Creator's Project emerged on stage, decked out in flashing sunglasses, a camo-pri...