March 31, 2021

Turtles – Havens and Hazards

Both help and harm can come from unexpected places.

March 30, 2021

Turtles in Trouble

Rare and protected species are poached and smuggled to Asia.

March 29, 2021

A Most Flamboyant Display

Part of the ritual of witnessing the mating rites of prairie chickens is waking up before sunrise and finding the right location – in total darkness.

March 26, 2021

The Great Leveler

In India, Holi heralds the coming of spring with color, mayhem and a sense of cultural solidarity.

March 25, 2021

Dream On

Environmental ideas sometimes come from unexpected places.

March 24, 2021

Wild Turkeys

It’s mating season for a uniquely American bird that’s been brought back from the brink of extinction.

March 23, 2021

The Amazing Sage Grouse

The strange sounds of the male Sage Grouse are matched only by their equally unusual reproductive behavior.

March 22, 2021

Lock up the Priests, Don the Goat Hair

Northern Bulgaria’s traditional fertility festival heralds the coming of spring.

March 19, 2021

Persian New Year’s

Noruz means “new day” and it’s celebrated with new clothes, gift-giving and bonfires.

March 18, 2021

Grafting Season

For apple tree growers, there’s a brief period of time between winter and spring upon which their whole future crop depends.

March 17, 2021

A Tale of the Irish Fairy Folk – Part Two

How would you referee a match between two warring teams of other-worldly beings?

March 16, 2021

A Tale of the Irish Fairy Folk – Part One

You never know what might happen late at night near a fairy fort.

March 15, 2021

Cloning Apples the Old Fashioned Way

For some farmers, it’s the best way to ensure that their favorite crops come back year after year.

March 12, 2021

The Human Side of Natural Selection

Long before biotechnology, farmers have sought ways to bring predictability to their ever-changing crops.

March 11, 2021

Drawing Water From a Sacred Well

At the conclusion of the Omizutori Festival in Japan, showers of glowing embers rain down on spectators.

March 10, 2021

Coral Reefs – Microfragmentation

An accidental discovery leads to a new way of recovering reefs

March 9, 2021

Coral Reefs – Nanotechnology

How to construct an artificial reef?

March 8, 2021

Coral Reefs – Sunscreen

Do sunscreens have an impact on the health of coral reefs?

March 5, 2021

Coral Reefs – Endangered

What’s causing reefs around the world to bleach and die?

March 4, 2021

Coral Reefs – Up Close

A classic example of symbiosis.

March 3, 2021

Seasonal Backyard Science – Insects

Even in winter, you can find springtails!

March 2, 2021

That Lump Could be a Turtle

Get it on a sling, haul it out of the water, and call it in!

March 1, 2021

Rescuing Turtles on Cape Cod

Migrating sea turtles get caught in the arm of the Cape.