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LOOK: This Chimpanzee Can Paint Better Than You

Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts

It's no secret that the animal kingdom boasts more than a few aspiring artists. Take, for example Justin the painting horse or Bozie the abstract elep...

The Snake, the Seeker and the Smartphone

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Effective communication about the environment, check. Inspiration to address threats to Earth processes, check. Community of like-minded people who ...

World Population Day: 18 Groups Taking Action

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Thursday, July 11th, is World Population Day. The United Nations estimates that global population will swell to 9 billion by the year 2050. Most of t...

Visions for the Future: Good News and the Good Life

Robert Rippberger | Posted 08.06.2013 | Good News
Robert Rippberger

By Adrian Brannen-Jurgenson and Robert Rippberger It can be said that today it is easier to imagine the end of the world than any possibility of utop...

10 Real World Princesses Who Don't Need Disney Glitter

David Trumble | Posted 11.20.2013 | Parents
David Trumble

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Famed Primatologist Jane Goodall Caught Plagiarizing

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.20.2013 | Books

The Washington Post has uncovered evidence of plagiarism in a new book by Jane Goodall, perhaps the world's most well-known primatologist. Co-auth...

Women: The Unsung Heroes of the Environment

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.08.2013 | Green
Bianca Jagger

More than ever, as we face the challenges of combating climate change, deforestation, the melting of the Arctic sea ice, we will need these women: their skills, their wisdom and their knowledge.

The Cruelest of All Factory Farm Products: Eggs From Caged Hens

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 03.16.2013 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

You wouldn't be able to move, so your muscles and bones would deteriorate. Your feet would become lacerated. You would go insane. That's precisely what happens to laying hens.

Grand Marshal Of This Year's Rose Parade

Posted 12.27.2012 | Los Angeles

The grand marshal of the 2013 Rose Parade will be Jane Goodall, renowned chimpanzee researcher and environmentalist. In response to receiving the h...

Humanlike Violence Is Extremely Rare in Other Animals

Marc Bekoff | Posted 02.18.2013 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Given recent acts of heinous human violence in addition to the ongoing wars in which we're engaged, it's worth revisiting what we know about the social behavior of nonhuman animals (animals).

The Miraculous and Mythic Jane Goodall

Suza Scalora | Posted 01.12.2013 | Good News
Suza Scalora

She was a hero to me, an inspiring woman who represented the possibility of living your dreams while helping the animals that inhabit the world with us. Little did I know that one day, our paths would cross.

Planet Without Apes?

Craig Stanford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Craig Stanford

Against all odds, the great apes have hung on in remote pockets of the world into the 21st century. Their fate will decided in the remainder of the century, as we grapple with large scale environmental changes that threaten our own lives as well.

Jane Goodall, Too Many Choices and the Art of Giving Yourself Permission

Justine Musk | Posted 12.31.2012 | Women
Justine Musk

What is it that you're not doing -- in your work, in your life -- because you feel you need permission? If someone had given you that permission as a youngster, what do you think you'd be doing now? Do you think it's too late?

David Moye

WATCH: Jane Goodall Goes Ape For Bigfoot

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 10.02.2012 | Weird News

The most famous primatologist in the world is ape about Bigfoot. Jane Goodall made her name studying chimpanzees in Africa and by discovering that ...

Mother, Environmentalist & Dreamer: Jane Goodall Is My Hero

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

The world has been fascinated with Jane Goodall for more than 50 years, whether through her books, detailing profound discoveries linking primates to humans, or through television shows. Take that, Snooki.

Leather: Bad for the Environment, Workers, Communities, and Animals

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 10.01.2012 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

Every time we choose what we're going to wear, we make a statement about who we are in the world: Progressive values involve taking the side of the weak against the strong, but wearing dead animals does the opposite of that.

Husbands: The Gorillas in our Midst

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 09.29.2012 | Parents
Lisa Earle McLeod

Do women have keener ears when it comes to children? I was at the zoo recently when I witnessed a scenario that made me both frustrated and empatheti...

The Real Environmental Crisis: Lessons From The Green Patriarch

Krista Tippett | Posted 09.05.2012 | Religion
Krista Tippett

How interesting and fitting that the natural world might be the ground that brings science and religion back to a shared sense of purpose after a few hundred years of estrangement.

Someone, Not Something: The Truth of Cats and Chickens

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 09.04.2012 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

We get to see firsthand how these animals also have personalities, interests, and individuality -- that they are also someone, not something. But it's not just individuality that defines farm animals.

Reflections On Aging: Melissa Etheridge, Goldie Hawn, Alice Walker And Others

Marianne Schnall | Posted 08.04.2012 | Fifty
Marianne Schnall

"It would help not to treat age as if it were any less of a pleasure than it was when we were 6 1/2 and saying, 'I'm 6 1/2.' We could be saying, 'I'm 50 1/2' and say it with joy." -Gloria Steinem

Global Souls At The Rose Parade

Hayden Bixby | Posted 07.29.2012 | Travel
Hayden Bixby

I have recently realized that my US passport might be my most essential possession -- especially as I get older.

What the Chimps of Gombe Taught Me About Parenting

John Crocker | Posted 07.01.2012 | Parents
John Crocker

As a family doctor and the father of two boys, I realize each day how much these chimps living in remote valleys along the shores of Lake Tanganyika taught me about parenting and healing.

Joanna Zelman

How To Chase Chimps Through A Rainforest With A Camera And Face Mask

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 04.20.2012 | Green

Chasing chimpanzees up to 15 miles per day through a dense African forest, fighting thick vines and torrential rain, and donning a face mask and big r...

Review: Disneynature's Chimpanzee, at Home in the Cote d'Ivoire

Carole Mallory | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Watching a giant chimpanzee named Freddie groom his tiny son, Oscar, is one of the highlights of the Disneynature film Chimpanzee. By unfolding each s...

Stars Come Out To Support Jane Goodall & 'Chimpanzee'

Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment

Some of Hollywood's most famous faces -- including Natalie Portman, Dave Matthews and Mariska Hargitay -- joined chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall to cel...