Animating the Antarctic in the Motor City

Detroit Zoological Society Executive Director and CEO Ron Kagan last visited Antarctica in February of this year. His affection for the Antarctic is evident when he describes the scale of the continent. “Icebergs can be…

(3/3) Good Friends

To arresting officers: “Leave me alone. I fish here! I live here!” Billy Frank, Jr., 14 years old, 1945 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, 2015 February 2016: In Olympia, Washington, a 73-year-old man rises at…

Making the Case for Coral

The past year was an especially grim one for the U.S. coral stronghold that is coastal Florida Global coral bleaching alerts – indicating changes in ocean conditions that may stress corals to the point of…

A Day in the Life of the Actors Fund

(Through the Eyes of Barbara Davis) The rallying cry that started The Actors Fund was the death of an actor in a traveling company in 1879. “At that time, actors—and everyone who worked in production—were…