February 8, 2022

Scat, Hair and Other Signs

Grizzly bear tracking usually involves splitting a few hairs.

February 4, 2022

Tracking Grizzlies

Are Grizzly bears returning to the mountains of Montana?

February 3, 2022

Creator, Trickster, Thief

Through trickery and ingenuity, ravens are surviving the winter in Alaska

February 1, 2022

Giant Pickles With Wings

They might be the source of many ocean myths.

January 31, 2022

Elders of the Forest

The wail of the Indri lemur signals the mating season of these primates that some tribes consider the ancestors of humans.

January 28, 2022

Loons Migrate

The Common Loon is anything but common, and they’re on their way South.

January 27, 2022

Bison Winter at Yellowstone

Even the “chief of all animals” must struggle to survive the winter.

January 24, 2022

Northern Elephant Seals Mate

Sex, violence, and the two ton marine mammals.

January 21, 2022

Desert Wind

Poetry and Sounds of the Anza Borego Desert

January 5, 2022

Twelfth Night

It’s said that at midnight on Twelfth Night, farm animals start talking.

December 30, 2021

Weddell Seal Pups

This month, Weddell seals are giving birth to their young and starting to give swimming lessons.

December 29, 2021

Wintering Elk

Elk have to race against time for food between their mating season and the onset of winter.

December 28, 2021

Caribou and Lichen

In the winter, caribou paw the ground to get at their favorite dish, lichens.

November 26, 2021

A Life-Saving Charade

To avoid predators, piping plovers have adopted a theatrical strategy.

November 18, 2021

Ecuador’s Cloud Forest

In times of drought, cloudforests, which support the same incredible diversity as rainforests, thrive almost entirely on thick blankets of fog.

November 17, 2021

A New Home for Sea Bass

Black sea bass are now thriving in the waters of Delaware Bay thanks to the collaboration of marine biologists and the New York Transit System.

November 3, 2021

Octopus Skills

They can unscrew the lid of a peanut butter jar!

November 2, 2021

Living to Mate

Octopus only reproduce once in their lifetimes– and once the mating is finished, so are they.

October 28, 2021

Appreciating Alligators

They’ve played an important role, ecologically, economically and historically.

October 27, 2021

Alligator Wrestling

Should you ever decide to wrestle an alligator (bad idea!), here are a few tips.

October 26, 2021

A Much Maligned Reptile

“A huge alligator rushed out of the reeds and with a tremendous roar, came up with open jaws…”

October 25, 2021

Scary, with Charisma

Is the alligator’s fierce reputation a case of mistaken identity?

October 18, 2021

Hindukush Beekeeping – Honey Hunters

In the high cliffs of the Himalayas, colonies of bees produce prized honey – helping to sustain local ecosystems.

October 15, 2021

Hindukush Beekeeping – The Bee Project

Hindukush beekeepers benefit from the knowledge of an international bee farming project.

October 14, 2021

Hindukush Beekeeping – Indigenous Knowledge

Indigenous people of the Himalayan Hindukush region offer valuable knowledge to scientists studying bees.

October 7, 2021

‘Shroom Quest

When foraging for wild mushrooms, it helps to know your tree species.

October 1, 2021

Stellar Sea Lions Prepare

In Alaska’s autumn, stellar sea lions are preparing for the winter.

September 6, 2021

Bullfrogs – Menace

Catching bullfrogs is no longer child’s play.

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 9, 2021

Blood Meal

The surprising truth about why mosquitoes need your blood.

August 5, 2021


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