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“Conservation”

Jun 21, 2012 11:30 AM ET // Stephanie Pearson
"I don't want to see animals in captivity. Marlice wants to cuddle them in our bed," says Rudie van Vuuren as we stand behind a fence and watch a pack of wild dogs--the most endangered animal in Namibia--leap for a hunk of horsemeat. We're taking a tour of N/a'an ku sê, a non-profit wildlife sanctu...
Apr 20, 2012 06:17 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
In a recent interview with Groupon Grassroots (the community fundraising arm of discount dealer Groupon), actor Edward Norton spoke of his environmental conservation efforts around the globe -- just in time for Earth Day. That's right; if you didn't know, the star of Fight Club, American History X,...
Jun 8, 2012 11:00 AM ET // Stephanie Pearson
"My father was a big-game hunter," John Kasaona tells me as we watch an African hawk eagle circling above us somewhere in the endless desert of northwestern Namibia. "We never went hungry. He would kill an elephant and we would eat biltong for six months. My dad would wrap the tusks in blankets and...
Feb 29, 2012 02:55 PM ET // David DeFranza
We have all seen videos of parkour free runners performing impossible-seeming stunts across urban features. But now, a team of researchers are using these athletes to gain a better understanding of how orangutans move through trees. A group of parkour athletes are asked to move through a canopy-lik...
Oct 22, 2012 04:58 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
In the African bush of Kenya, sometimes the great circle of life can be disrupted because humans do something like dig for a well. Sure, this act doesn't intend to pose a threat on the wildlife -- until a baby elephant accidentally falls into one. READ MORE: Young Gorillas are Learning to Outsmart ...