Marc Silver

HBO is offering “An Apology to Elephants.” That’s the name of a documentary premiering on Earth Day – April 22 – at 7 p.m. The film looks at how humans have mistreated elephants: captured, crated to zoos and circuses (where they are roped and prodded with sharp metal “bull hooks” to force them to do…

Wildlife

In the ultimate test of true love on last night’s episode of The Bachelor, Sean Lowe challenged some of his bachelorettes to plunge into a Canadian lake where the temperature sat just above freezing. With the exception of one (sensible) woman, the ladies stripped down to bathing suits for a complete (and quick) total immersion,…

Human Journey

By Sasha Ingber The insurance industry will be dealing with fallout from Sandy for months to come. To learn more about the storm’s impact, we spoke to Franklin Nutter, president of the Reinsurance Association of America. How much will Hurricane Sandy cost? The estimates that have been released by a disaster-modeling firm [AIR Worldwide] for…

Changing Planet

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