Topic: Dian Fossey

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  • Why was Dian Fossey killed?

    One of the world's most well-regarded primatologists at the time of her death, Dian Fossey developed unprecedented bonds with gorillas while at the same time alienating herself from both supporters and enemies.

  • Dian Fossey: What was her biggest discovery?

    Google's homepage Thursday celebrates the 82 birthday of Dian Fossey, the American zoologist who drastically changed scientific and public perceptions of gorillas. 

  • How Dian Fossey found humanity among the gorillas (+video)

    Today Google pays homage to pioneering, though controversial, gorilla researcher Dian Fossey with a Doodle in her honor.

  • Wildflower

    Wildflower

    Now in paperback, the story of Joan Root’s trajectory from documentarian to conservationist to murder victim makes a captivating summer read.

  • The Year of the Flood

    The Year of the Flood

    Margaret Atwood’s dark, sharp, dystopic novel picks up where ‘Oryx and Crake’ left off.