Ending the Elephant Program at Woodland Park Zoo

Today the Woodland Park Zoo announced, with great sadness, that it would be phasing out its elephant exhibit and transferring its two Asian elephants, Chai and Bamboo, to another AZA-accredited facility. Their reasoning is clear yet nuanced. Let’s take a moment to walk through it.

Same-sex Marriage Laws Just Got Interesting Again

Today the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling supporting four states’ ban on marriage for same-sex couples.  And with that, it is virtually assured that the Supreme Court will finally take up the issue.

Bill Nye’s New Book

Bill Nye has a new book out, Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation. I am constantly blown away by the fervor with which many people want to deny scientific facts so they can continue to live in their fantasy world of miracles and magic. We need more voices like Bill Nye, who not only […]

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