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Dolphin

Meet the Loneliest Orca in the World: Lolita

We are one with the Dolphin Project’s call to end the practice of dolphin exploitation, slaughter, and captivity.
Izzy

Death by Plastic: The Tragic Death of Baby Sea Turtle Izzy

Sea turtles are endangered and plastics are killing them. Our oceans are littered with plastic and just recently, a baby sea turtle named Izzy, passed away due to plastic ingestion.
10 Major Climate Events that Happened in 2021

10 Major Climate Events that Happened in 2021

2021 was a record-breaking year. Extreme weather events were seen across the globe, and UK Prime-Minister Boris Johnson described the IPCC's climate report as a "wake-up call to the world". At the same time, we saw incredible innovations in climate related science, and collaborative action from nations across the world to reduce global emissions. 
How Human Noise Pollution is Hurting Shark Populations

How Human Noise Pollution is Hurting Shark Populations

Human activity has spread- quite literally - to every corner of the globe.  And although it may seem obvious that interfering with these environments will have lasting impacts on the species that live there, one them manifests in a lesser way known way: We're really, really, noisy. 
How Did Turtles Get Their Shells?

How Did Turtles Get Their Shells?

Turtles are well known for their shells- keratin houses that makes them look both comical and particularly ancient. Of all the backboned animals in the world, turtles are the only species to have them. So how did they singularly evolve with both a backbone and their shells? 
Loss of Arctic Sea Ice Catastrophic for Polar Bear Populations

Loss of Arctic Sea Ice Catastrophic for Polar Bear Populations

The majestic Polar Bear roams vast territories of shifting sea-ice in a lifetime. During the winter months, when the sea freezes over and hunting is best, polar bears may not see or tread on solid land until summertime. But there's a problem: That sea ice is disappearing. 

A New and Deadly Disease is Destroying More Coral Than Ever Before

A New and Deadly Disease is Destroying More Coral Than Ever Before

Corals are known to be the most biodiverse marine environments in the world, with more species concentrated on these reefs per unit area than any other underwater ecosystem. Already vulnerable to the human impacts from fishing, pollution, and climate change, a new and far deadlier disease is emerging. 
A Rescue at Reteti

A Rescue at Reteti

Legend parter organization Reteti was just involved in one of their most complex and dangerous rescues yet: A family of four elephants trapped in a community well. Now, Mother and her now-eldest calf are safely back in the wild with their local herd. As for her abandoned youngest - she is safe and sound at Reteti.
Why Are Elephants Evolving Without Their Tusks?

Why Are Elephants Evolving Without Their Tusks?

As a result of widespread ivory poaching, several elephant species throughout Africa have evolved to be tuskless. Today, nearly half of Mozambique's wild elephants are born tuskless, impacting the stability of not only elephant populations but entire ecosystems.
From Child Soldier to Community Hero: A Local Legend Champions Clean Water Access

From Child Soldier to Community Hero: A Local Legend Champions Clean Water Access

After losing his parents at just 13, Prince joined the Sierra Leone army as a child soldier. Today, he supports his siblings and works with Legend to provide clean drinking water access to local communities.

Ghost Nets are Haunting our Oceans and It’s Terrifying

Ghost Nets are Haunting our Oceans and It’s Terrifying

Ghost nets are commercial fishing nets that have been abandoned or discarded in the ocean. Each year, hundreds of thousands of marine mammals are killed or seriously injured after becoming tangled.
A Gorilla Story: Love, Loss, and Hope

A Gorilla Story: Love, Loss, and Hope

The story of Ndakasi, a beloved mountain gorilla, is one that will pierce your heart. Ndakasi was found desperately trying to nurse on the breast of her dead mother who was shot multiple times.