Why are pets at risk during this pandemic?

Why are pets at risk during this pandemic?

By Heather Fraser, Damien Riggs & Nik Taylor In a few short months the COVID-19 pandemic has precipitated a series of dramatic social, political and environmental changes. Yet the focus remains resolutely on humans, leaving animals largely out of the picture....
Do animals feel fear?

Do animals feel fear?

By Cassie Freund Afraid of lions by moonlight and raptors by day, animals will behave in dramatic ways as Cassie Freund explains. Anyone who has ever watched a horror movie late at night while home alone understands how fear can affect behavior. You may be on high...
How to be a better tourist? Look to the Galápagos

How to be a better tourist? Look to the Galápagos

By Jenny Howard Tourism accounts for eight percent of greenhouse gas emissions and Jenny Howard says we can do more to limit our carbon footprint. Flying on an airplane always gives me a rush, especially when the plane is heading toward the Galápagos. Without fail,...
Should you let your dog lick your face?

Should you let your dog lick your face?

By Jennifer Tsang Dogs stick their noses in everything, but many people believe their saliva is beneficial. Dog licks have been considered medically beneficial to humans for millennia. In ancient Egypt, dogs were used in healing practices since they believed that dog...