Learn about the world’s second largest continent with these interesting articles and fascinating photographs of Africa by All That Is Interesting!
Giraffes Being Driven To Extinction, Experts Fear
Over the past 30 years, there has been a drastic drop in the number of giraffes. Today, less than 100,000 giraffes remain on Earth, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which identified habitat loss, poaching, and African civil unrest as the main causes. The IUCN’s...
Poaching Is Causing The African Elephants To Become Tuskless
Poachers are fundamentally altering the African elephant's gene pool.
Albino Beauty Pageant Expands Definition Of Beauty
The pageant's motto says it all: Beauty Beyond the Skin.
New Photo Series Imagines Nature’s Ghostly Return To Urban Spaces
Urbanization may hold the key to alleviating poverty, but at what cost can this come?
Bloody Trade: Inside The (Mostly) Legal Practice Of Hunting Endangered Species In Africa
Big game hunters shoot an estimated 50,000 rare animals a year in Africa. What sort of person does this, how do they do it, and why?
Why Isn’t Belgium’s King Leopold II As Reviled As Hitler Or Stalin?
The most brutal genocide you've never heard of.
Lake Natron, The Bird-Calcifying Lake That’s Actually Teeming With Life
These strange waters actually support an abundance of colorful wildlife.
The High And Lows Of Whoonga, Africa’s Brutal New Street Drug
This may be one of the most devastating consequences of South Africa's HIV epidemic and income inequality yet.
Gorillas In The Crossfire At Africa’s Oldest National Park
Photographer chokes up while remembering his famous photos taken after the massacre.