2015-01-27
Sunday Read: An Excerpt From Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
National Geographic editor Don George recently interviewed Picoult, asking her about the extensive research she did on this book.
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2015-01-27
Namibia to Beef Up Rhino and Elephant Protection
The new protection is designed to tighten laws to curb increased poaching, which suddenly surged last year.
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2015-01-27
Understanding an Elephant's Playful Side
New research now finds that elephants have a teasing,lighthearted side that is important for developing social and physical skills crucial for survival.
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2015-01-26
Learning From Animal Friendships
Scientists are now considering how to define such relationships and why they are so fascinating to us.
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2015-01-23
There is an Exotic Pet Epidemic in the U.S.! These 10 Awesome Sanctuaries Are Working to End This
Here are ten facilities that are committed to helping rescue exotic animals.
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2015-01-23
Why It's So Hard to Stop Zimbabwe's Export of Baby Elephants
The export of dozens of elephants is legal under the global treaty that governs the endangered species trade.
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2015-01-20
Dallas Club Cancels African Elephant Hunt
This is the club that auctioned off a black rhino hunt last year.
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2015-01-16
Counting Elephants
According to a recent study, 65 percent of all forest elephants have been killed for their ivory over the past decade.
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2015-01-15
Former Circus and Zoo Elephants in Europe Are Finally Getting a Sanctuary, Thanks to This Campaign
There are around 40 solitary elephants scattered around European zoos and circuses who are in need of a place to retire.
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2015-01-04
After Difficult Lessons, Oakland Zoo a Leader in Elephant Welfare
Not only did the zoo help revolutionize the way elephants in captivity are cared for, but it has funded antipoaching programs in Africa, fought for legislation to ban ivory sales and, most recently, helped Oakland become one of the only cities in the U.S. to ban the bullhooks still used by circuses.
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