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Exquisite Photo Book Captures 20 Years of Life, Death, Love, and Loss Among Elephant Community

Michael Nichols, National Geographic’s editor-at-large for photography, knows a lot about elephants. He first began photographing the majestic creatures in the lowland forests of the Central African Republic in 1991. His first subjects, terrorized by ivory poaching, offered Nichols only brief glimpses into their communities and activities before stampeding off at the first sign of a human presence. “Earth to Sky” is a chronicle of the beauty and wisdom of the earth’s largest land animals, as well as a plea for the protection of the species.

Animal Rights Groups Fight Wolf and Coyote Hunt in Idaho

Animal rights groups are speaking out against a private wolf and coyote hunt planned for Dec. 28 to 29 in Idaho.

International March for Elephants

Join the International March for Elephants on Friday October 4th, in one of 15 cities around the world. Over the last decade, 1,000 wildlife rangers have been killed attempting to save elephants from ivory seekers, making this cause all the more important.

Endangered Species Day: 40th Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act

Endangered Species Day began as an act of Congress and is held annually on the third Friday of May. This year's Endangered Species Day will mark the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), a legislation that revolutionized the American conservation landscape.