Nature Reads Round Up

Nature Reads Round Up

Here it is – your curated list of nature news compiled from across the internet! Read on for links to interesting studies and recent happenings in the natural world. If you’re feeling your age you may want to check out this article which delves into what bats, primates and even zebrafish tell us about human […]

The Current State of Coral Reefs

The Current State of Coral Reefs

Coral reefs cover less than 1 percent of the Earth’s surface yet feed and shelter a significant amount of marine life, including some 4,000 species of fish. However, these vital ecosystems face an increasingly bleak future.

When Light Becomes Pollution

When Light Becomes Pollution

Many of us have seen images taken from space of the Earth at night. The planet sparkles, dazzling light from cities connected to each other by bright tendrils. It looks eerily beautiful and somehow festive. But this beauty actually is light pollution and it has, pun intended, a dark side.

What to Watch: July

What to Watch: July

While we are in the midst of our summer broadcast break, we still have a selection of fantastic films available to stream in-full right here on the web! Here are the latest titles from the NATURE library available to watch right now...

Nature in Red, White & Blue

Nature in Red, White & Blue

Tomorrow is the 4th of July and before taking a break for barbeques and fireworks, we asked you to share your own photos of animals and plants in the shades of the moment - red, white and blue!

How to Notice Nature This Summer

How to Notice Nature This Summer

It's officially summer and that means warmer days, vacations and outdoor adventures. It's also a perfect time to up your skills as a Citizen Scientist and use your extra time outside to observe and document nature. After all, there are so many fascinating plants and animals to discover and appreciate in pretty much all the places you're likely to find yourself over the next few […]

Nature Reads Round Up

Nature Reads Round Up

Gathering the links to the latest news in nature, we were pleasantly surprised by some encouraging progress in elephant conservation. That story and more...

Student Study on Porcupines in the 90s Informs Research Today

Student Study on Porcupines in the 90s Informs Research Today

Porcupines might not seem like the best study animal for a group of high school students. With roughly 30,000 quills on their back, the idea of handling them is enough to make even a seasoned researcher carefully weigh the logistics. But read how one wildlife ecologist gave hundreds of students an opportunity to conduct valuable research on the porcupines of the Sandhill Wildlife Area, Wisconsin, […]