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Paul Allen Sends Smartphones in to Battle Ebola

Paul Allen Sends Smartphones in to Battle Ebola

Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen is sending over 10,000 specially programmed smartphones to help with the battle against Ebola in West African nations. The co-founder of Microsoft is sending the phones through his Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. The phones contain special apps that hope to ease data collection by the volunteer aid workers and […]

Giraffe Species Close to Extinction

Giraffe Species Close to Extinction

One of the most loved, innocent and unique animal species, Giraffe are close to extinction. Africa is the most Giraffe populated continent in the world and their numbers are decreasing across all of the country. The main reasons are poaching, over hunting, habitat fragmentation and habitat loss. This is happening due to increased human population. Their population […]

Africa Had a Record 1,020 Rhinos Poached in 2014

Africa Had a Record 1,020 Rhinos Poached in 2014

The rhino saw a lot of violence in 2014, as Africa had a record amount of them poached during 2014. Kruger National Park, in South Africa is home to nearly 10,000 rhinos, which is one of the reasons why Major General Johan Jooste is at war with the poachers. The Wildlife Veterinary Team has a […]

Ebola Orphans Children

Ebola Orphans Children

Thousands of children are faced with the possibility of being homeless orphans if their parents and caregivers die from the Ebola virus. The disease has killed over seven thousand  people in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The average age of the victims is between 25 and 48 years old, but five thousand people under 15 also […]

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Ends State of Emergency for Ebola

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Ends State of Emergency for Ebola

On Thursday, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf announced that the national state of emergency had come to an end, citing huge advances in the country’s fight against Ebola. In her national address, Sirleaf was sure to make it clear that the fight is not over, but that Liberia appears to be in a good position […]

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