April 30, 2012

Soil Litter – Temperate Zones

Climatic variances and geological history determine the biological make-up of soil.

April 27, 2012

Science Diary: Climate Change – Bird

In a cloudforest in northeastern Australia, chirping birds may provide clues about the effects of global warming.

April 26, 2012

Science Diary: Acoustical Ecology – Biodiversity

Want to measure biodiversity? No fancy instruments needed. Just use your ears!

April 25, 2012

Ventana: We’re Still Here

The Ohaloni Rumsin people proudly practice traditions of generations past.

April 24, 2012

Greater Sandhill Cranes: Courtship

Cranes mate for life and are models of responsibility, discipline, and vigilance.

April 23, 2012

Greater Sandhill Cranes: Crops

Colorado’s Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge has helped keep migrating cranes away from the fields of local farmers.

April 20, 2012

Greater Sandhill Cranes: Fattening Up

Greater Sandhill Cranes come to Colorado’s San Luis Valley to get in shape for their summer breeding grounds.

April 19, 2012

The Bayaka: Glowing Spirits

Glowing spirits visit the Bayaka’s nighttime ceremonies.

April 18, 2012

The Bayaka: Boyobi

Before embarking on a hunt, the Bayaka must first convene with the spirits of the forest.

April 17, 2012

The Bayaka: Net Hunt

The Bayaka, hunter-gatherers living in the rainforest of Central Africa, prepare for a community hunt.

April 16, 2012

Beavers – Spring

Ward, where’s the beaver? This week, chances are he’s out working on his dam.

April 13, 2012

Easter – Mt. Athos

Mt. Athos, in Greece, has been home to Greek Orthodox monks for thousands of years.

April 12, 2012


In Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, the New Year brings a temporary reprieve from social taboos, and a lot of water.

April 11, 2012

Hawks – Migration

Stop off in New Jersey this week, and you might see a hawk migrating north.

April 10, 2012

Sperm Whales – Breedng

How did Moby Dick make babies? Check out the Indian Ocean this week to find out.

April 9, 2012

Science Diary: Bat Count – Protecting

Just outside Syracuse, NY is a small patch of wooded wetlands which serves as a tiny refuge for a tiny bat.

April 6, 2012

Soil Litter – The Food Web

There’s a dense population under our feet that sustains life for us above the ground.

April 5, 2012

Soil Litter – Soil As Living Skin

Soil is bio-dynamic: it has the capacity to filter pollutants and transform elements into organic matter.

April 4, 2012


Catholicism and Voodoo blend in the vibrant Haitian ceremony called Rara.

April 3, 2012

Science Diary: Bat Count – Thermal

In an effort to determine the cause of White Nose Syndrome, researchers are using thermal imaging to measure the body heat of Indiana bats.

April 2, 2012

Science Diary: Bat Count – Hibernating

Populations of Indiana bats have been dropping nationally, but recently their numbers have grown in New York caves. Will they survive a new outbreak?