Animals

Dog Shelter in Iran Helps Unwanted Strays

by Brianne Hogan

Iran’s only licensed animal shelter is the sole refuge for more than 500 dogs who live in a country where conservative laws have called for heavy restrictions on dog ownership.

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Young Lottery Winner Donates Entire Windfall to Animal Shelter

by Natalia Lima

What would you do if you won on a scratch off lottery ticket? Pay your credit card bill, go on a shopping spree? A man in Dallas gave all his

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Watch ‘The Ghosts In Our Machine’ for Free

by Natalia Lima

Have a couple of hours to spare? For the next two days you can put them to good use by watching the critically acclaimed film ‘The Ghosts In Our Machine’

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Ewan McGregor to Narrate ‘Humpback Whales’ Documentary

by Brianne Hogan

Actor Ewan McGregor is lending his Scottish brogue to a new 3D adventure documentary on humpback whales. The new doc, succinctly titled, “Humpback Whales,” comes from MacGillivray Freeman Films and is

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Rare Elephant Twins Born in South Africa

by Brianne Hogan

An extremely rare set of twin elephants were born this week at a game reserve in South Africa. Curve, a 31-year-old elephant, gave birth to the unnamed babies at Pongola

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Reindeer Populations are Rapidly Decreasing

by Natalia Lima

Oh no! Don’t tell Santa but the reindeer populations are experiencing a rapid decrease worldwide. A new study published on the Journal for Nature Conservation has found that the number

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Booming Ivory Demand in China Leads to Slaughter of African Elephants

by Megan Thompson

As the demand for ivory goods in China continues to rise unchecked, conservation groups are warning that the resulting slaughter of African elephants by illegal poachers cannot continue for long.

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