Every day, an ever-growing number of plant and animal species risk extinction. While most of us only occasionally face this fact, James Mwenda, a conservationist at Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy, deals with it on a daily basis. Tasked with the job of protecting two critically endangered northern white rhinos, Mwenda’s role as a caregiver carries a lot of weight—especially since this pair is the last of their subspecies.
With three million residents, the Ajegunle district in Lagos, Nigeria is one of the country’s most densely populated slums.
Traditionally, circus animals are sadly confined in cages for most of their lives, forced to perform unnatural tricks, and undergo...
Environmental issues are at the forefront of many people’s’ minds, but it’s the younger generation who is particularly concerned about the future of our planet. From global school strikes for climate change action to amazing teen activists, kids are now having to take it into their own hands to ensure they will grow up in a sustainable world.
Once again, sports fashion brand Lacoste is replacing its iconic crocodile emblem with 10 different endangered species for a limited...
The Elkhart school district in Indiana is going above and beyond to make sure its students have enough to eat.
In a powerful new portrait series, photographer Charlie Clift aims to spark a conversation about mental health. Let’s Talk asks ordinary people who have suffered from mental health issues to open themselves up and share what goes on inside their minds. Their words are then transformed into artistic hand lettering across their skin by artist Kate Forrester, allowing their inner thoughts to come out in Clift’s moving portraits.
Istanbul-based artist Uğur Gallenkuş creates digital photo collages as a way to encourage social change in our often volatile world.
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On March 15, 2019, students from over 100 countries are skipping school and gathering in protest of climate change. With picket signs in hand, these young activists are setting up camp outside of government buildings—from tiny town halls to meeting points for parliaments—in a bid to prompt politicians to take action. This global manifestation is a part of #FridaysForFuture, a movement started by Greta Thunberg, a teenage activist.
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It is estimated that around 100 African elephants are killed every day due to an insatiable demand for ivory.