| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Ebony and Ivory are supposed to live in perfect harmony. It’s just too bad the ivory in the Congo is sitting in fear instead of harmony!
Poaching elephants for their ivory tusks is the worst the Garamba National Park’s Chief Ranger has seen...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:50 AM
The loss of 5,000 forest elephants to poachers in northern Republic of Congo over the past five years makes protected areas for Africa’s dwindling wildlife more important than ever, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Like monkeys? Good.
Here's another one... And he's new!
It's the cercopithecus lomamiensis, but the locals call him lesula.
Living in the democratic republic of congo, this shy monkey was only discovered in 2007.
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:25 AM
The Republic of Congo has formally expanded Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park to protect an increasingly rare treasure: one of Africa’s most pristine forests and a population of “naive” chimpanzees with so little exposure to humans that the...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:55 PM
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Chicago has a plethora of holiday shows each and every year — and I’ll be reviewing enough of them over the next couple of weeks to put Rudolph in rehab. But based on many years of seasonal theater-going, here are 10 of our potential favorites...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Kathleen Purcell Turner and Pierre Clark in "The Nativity" by Congo Square Theatre Company at the Goodman Theatre. THEATER REVIEW: "The Nativity" â
Through Dec. 31 by Congo Square Theatre Company in the Goodman's Owen Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St.;...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 4:32 PM
âIrving Berlin's White Christmasâ is new to Chicago, playing through Jan. 2 at the Bank of America Theatre; contact www.broadwayinchicago.com. â¢ HOLIDAY GUIDE: Making a list of our top-10 most anticipated shows of the season (posted Nov. 24) So...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Evanston's long-running REELTIME film and discussion series will present a free screening of Beth Davenport and Elizabeth Mandel's PUSHING THE ELEPHANT, a new documentary about …...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Sentinel editorial board members often disagree on issues. U.S. intervention in Libya is a good example. Senior editorial writer Paul Owens supports it; opinions editor Mike Lafferty opposes it. Here’s some of our back and forth on the issue. Feel...
| Jul 3, 2010
A fuel tanker flipped over and exploded into flames in eastern Congo overnight, killing at least 220 villagers and wounding more than 100 - many of whom had rushed to siphon leaking liquid from the vehicle illegally, the U.N. and local officials said...