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  • Thriving black-market for ivory drives slaughter of African elephants

    More than 100,000 African elephants were killed for their tusks during a three-year period, reflecting persistent demand for illegal ivory that threatens the pachyderms' long-term survival, a conservation study reported this week.
  • Dealing with silly improvement campaigns

    Q. I work part time as a receptionist for a company that uses our branch as a training ground for management. When things are going well for the current management team, why do they begin to focus on the lowest paid staff and the things they can do to...

    Animal Welfare Institute Issues Statement About Judge's Ruling In Favor Of Ringling Bros.

    The Animal Rights Institute issued this statement after a judge ruled in favor of Feld Entertainment, the parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in a long-running lawsuit alleging elephant abuse: After nearly a decade of...

    At Dallas Zoo: Will giraffes accept the elephants?

    At Dallas Zoo: Will giraffes accept the elephants?
    Last September when I visited the Dallas Zoo, I learned about its pioneering efforts to re-create an African savanna by mixing elephants and hoofed critters. Although other zoos have mixed giraffes, zebras, guinea fowl, etc., Dallas is the first zoo in...

    National Geographic's Mireya Mayor is 'old school' when it comes to working out

    National Geographic's Mireya Mayor is 'old school' when it comes to working out
    Mireya Mayor has studied primates around the world and hosts shows on the National Geographic Wild Channel. An ex-Miami Dolphins cheerleader with a Ph.D. in anthropology, the South Florida native calls herself "girly-girly." In fact, her new book is...