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  • Top 10 places to see animals in the wild

    Top 10 places to see animals in the wild
    With the thawing of winter in many parts of the world, animals and humans alike are starting to wake up and get outside. As avid wildlife watchers, members of VirtualTourist.com, a leading travel website, compiled a list of the "Top 10 Places to See...
  • Saola, a.k.a. the 'Asian Unicorn,' spotted for first time in 14 years

    The saola, an antelope-like endangered mammal, has been caught on camera for the first time in the 21st century. The animal, dubbed the “Asian Unicorn” because it is so rarely seen, was photographed in Vietnam’s Central Annamite...
  • Activists seeking to stop illegal fishing gather in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Illegal fishing off Africa -- often by ships from wealthy nations like South Korea -- costs the continent millions of dollars a year, with poor West African nations among the hardest hit. Activists and environmental...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio donates $3 million to benefit wild tigers

    Leonardo DiCaprio is once again putting his money where his mouth is, donating $3 million through his Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to help the World Wildlife Fund protect and nurture tigers in Nepal. At the 2010 Global Tiger Summit, a goal was set the...
  • Atlantic fishing nations fail to act to protect sharks, tuna

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nations whose fleets fish for bluefin tuna and sharks ended a meeting in South Africa without reaching agreement on action to protect critically endangered species, environmentalist groups said. A proposal to ban fishing of...
  • Go away with Billy Bush

    Go away with Billy Bush
    At first glance, it may seem odd that "Access Hollywood" host Billy Bush would executive produce a documentary about rhino poaching in Nepal. After all, the television personality is best known for reporting on celebrities. Also, he's admittedly bug...
  • Elephant, Rhino Poaching Is A Brutal Disaster

    Elephant, Rhino Poaching Is A Brutal Disaster
    We've heard about the war on terrorism and the war against drugs, but there is another war that has gone on for decades — the war on poaching — and it's about time we give it just as much attention. On Sept. 26 in New York City, the...
  • Global causes grow in Montreal garden

     Global causes grow in Montreal garden
    Whether you dig sculpture or horticulture, don't miss the botanical eye candy presented by Qatar Airways at the Montreal Botanical Garden until Sept. 29. Twenty countries, including the U.S., Canada, England, France and Uganda, have created 50 botanical...
  • Lang Lang thrills Ravinia gala crowd

    Lang Lang thrills Ravinia gala crowd
    On the elegant, manicured lawns of Ravinia, the Women's Board presented its annual black-tie gala July 27 with more than 800 guests in attendance. The evening featured renowned classical pianist Lang Lang, whose career was launched 14 years ago on the...
  • Tiger population leaps in Nepal as countries fight to halt extinction

    Tiger population leaps in Nepal as countries fight to halt extinction
    The number of tigers living in the wild in Nepal has leapt. A new survey shows Royal Bengal tigers now number 198 -- that's 63% more than four years ago. The country's efforts are part of a global program to pull tigers back from the brink of...
  • South African court sentences rhino horn smuggler to 40 years

     
    South African court sentences foreign rhino horn smuggler to 40 years jail: A South African court Friday sentenced Thai national, Chumlong Lemtongthai, to 40 years jail for his part in a Laos-based rhino smuggling syndicate which managed to take dozens of...