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Video of the Week: Spend One Amazing Minute in The Congo Basin

Video of the Week: Spend One Amazing Minute in The Congo Basin

Natural Habitat Adventures August 15, 2014 2

The Congo Basin is a priority place for WWF. It’s the 2nd largest rain forest in the world after the Amazon, and the special part, other than the sheer remoteness and absolute wilderness filled

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Video of the Week: A Gorilla Reunion

Video of the Week: A Gorilla Reunion

Emily Deemer August 8, 2014 0

In 2010, in the jungle of Gabon, West Africa, conservationist Damian Aspinall set out to find Kwibi, a lowland gorilla he raised from birth at Howletts Wild Animal Park in England.  Five prior, when

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Could Grizzly Bears Hold the Secret to a Cure for Human Obesity?

Could Grizzly Bears Hold the Secret to a Cure for Human Obesity?

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 17, 2013 9

When UCLA Medical Center cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was asked one day to perform echocardiography on the failing heart of a Los Angeles Zoo emperor tamarin, a small monkey that evolved in the treetops of

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Wildlife Webinar: Tracking Gorillas in Congo’s Rainforests

Wildlife Webinar: Tracking Gorillas in Congo’s Rainforests

Emily Deemer November 27, 2013 0

There are few places left on the planet that offer an authentic encounter with unspoiled wilderness. The Congo Basin is one of them.  A WWF priority region, it’s home to some of central Africa’s largest

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Gorillas Thwart Poachers: Should Animals Be Trained to Participate in Their Own Conservation?

Gorillas Thwart Poachers: Should Animals Be Trained to Participate in Their Own Conservation?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 27, 2013 32

Those of us who have been lucky enough to share our lives with myriad pets over the years need no further proof that nonhuman animals have a high degree of intelligence. Scientists, however, do

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What are YOUR Top Ten Travel Moments?

What are YOUR Top Ten Travel Moments?

Wendy Redal May 6, 2010 3

I’m usually too busy to watch television, so it’s perhaps not surprising I didn’t know who Samantha Brown was, when a friend told me she had her dream job. I may be the only

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