Chimpanzee

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
This piece reflects my desire to savor the world, and to enjoy the profound experiences that make up this unique place. 

A baby calf found while trekking in Ladakh, India. (Max Twining-Ward)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
I let my mind wander down the endless paths of what-ifs and worst-case scenarios. What I’ve realized is that all this worrying is doing far more harm than what I could be doing if I was doing anything but worrying.

(Photos by Cate Twining-Ward/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
As a wildlife conservation intern at a chimpanzee sanctuary in Sierra Leone, I learned why conserving these creatures is important and how they are directly impacted by climate change.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
As you walk into the chimpanzee sanctuary, you pass the sign, “Change Starts with Kids" reflecting the importance of education to their core mission.