August 31, 2021

Selling With a Song

Throughout the Southeastern states, August is the season for tobacco auctions.

August 30, 2021

Rodeo Bullriders

An eight-second ride can seem like forever.

August 27, 2021

Texas Hill Country Rodeo

There are lots of flashier rodeos, but this one’s the real deal.

August 26, 2021

Tiger Moths – Jamming Sonar

A sound defense against bats!

August 25, 2021

Serenading Moths

Tiger moths woo their partners with a series of clicking sounds.

August 24, 2021

Spiritual Conservation

In southeast Asia, religious traditions have long saved animals from extinction.

August 23, 2021

India’s Most Sacred River

India’s revered Ganges River has become increasingly polluted.

August 20, 2021

Heaviest Rainfall in the World

The call of the peacock heralds the start of India’s monsoon season.

August 19, 2021

Antarctic Winds

It’s winter in Antarctica, where the land is ravaged by 100 knot winds.

August 18, 2021

From the Saddle at Saratoga

August is a busy month for thoroughbred racing in Saratoga Springs, New York. Meet the folks who really know their way around the track — the jockeys.

August 17, 2021

The Erie County Fair

Celebrating rural American at of of our largest county fairs.

August 16, 2021

Like Going to Camelot

New York’s Erie County Fair evokes a sense of idyllic happiness.

August 13, 2021

The Big One – From the Sky

Is the Earth in danger of being hit by a giant meteor?

August 12, 2021

Meteorite Mysteries

Meteorites can knock down an entire forest, or bounce away harmlessly.

August 11, 2021

The Perseid Meteor Shower

A Celestial treat: the annual rain of space dust entering the Earth’s atmosphere.

August 10, 2021

Finding Meteorites

They come in all shapes and sizes, but what are the chances of actually finding a meteorite?

August 9, 2021

Blood Meal

The surprising truth about why mosquitoes need your blood.

August 6, 2021

Controlling Zika – Transgenic Mosquitos

Making male mosquitos with the “Nix Gene”.

August 5, 2021


Great Gull Island is one of the few remaining places where terns can nest and raise their young in safety.

August 4, 2021

A Feast for Voles

What to do when an island bird refuge gets overgrown with plants?

August 3, 2021

Elephants and Orvilles

Who says (baby tern) elephants can’t fly?

August 2, 2021

Sealing our Fate, Just Like Birds

An elaborate Indonesian death ritual takes its cues from the mating habits of the Hornbill bird.