Elephants Mourn the Death of a Matriarch

    Animal behaviorists and biologists are continually learning about the degree of intelligence that animals possess. The list of intelligent animals that often come to mind include chimpanzees, dolphins, and dogs. Some may have heard the phrase, “an elephant never forgets.” Along with having amazing memory, pachyderms have recently demonstrated emotional behavior that came…

“African Catwalk” Explores Africa’s Growing Fashion Industry

    Renowned Swedish photographer Pers-Anders Petterson brilliantly chronicles the vibrant, rapidly growing world of the African fashion scene from 2010-2016 in his acclaimed book, African Catwalk. The 168 page book contains 80 color illustrations carefully selected from his vast library of images. Petterson wanted to challenge stereotypes and dispel myths about both the African…

China Issues Ban Against Western Entertainment News

    According to media regulators in China, television shows that promote Western lifestyles are now banned. The Chinese Xinhua news agency reported recently that China would ban entertainment from the West that showed admiration for Western lifestyles or made jokes about classic Chinese traditions. The government is seeking to keep internet celebrities, stars, and…