eButterfly | Nature Nation

eButterfly | Nature Nation

Each week, we feature a worthy citizen science project or nature news segment from around the nation. This week we bring you eButterfly. There’s nothing more nostalgic than watching a butterfly flutter by. Now, you can help science evolve while watching these beautiful winged creatures by photographing butterflies and recording your observations. eButterfly’s mission is […]

How Global Coral Reef Conservation Is Adapting to COVID-19

How Global Coral Reef Conservation Is Adapting to COVID-19

This piece comes to us from Dr. Emily Darling, a conservation scientist with WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) who leads WCS’s global coral reef monitoring program. In late February, I was with a team of scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) underwater on one of the Caribbean’s isolated atolls: Glover’s Reef in Belize. The golden late afternoon […]

EarthEcho Water Challenge | Nature Nation

EarthEcho Water Challenge | Nature Nation

Each week, we feature a worthy citizen science project or nature news segment from around the nation. This week we bring you EarthEcho Water Challenge. Every year, starting on March 22nd (World Water Day as designated by the United Nations) through December, EarthEcho International challenges citizens everywhere to monitor and “protect the water resources we […]

Best Moments of ‘Spy in the Wild 2’

 Best Moments of ‘Spy in the Wild 2’

Phil Dalton, Huw Williams and Matt Gordon of John Downer Productions answered NATURE’s questions about the best moments of creating NATURE’s recent miniseries, Spy in the Wild 2. From the funniest to the most beautiful to the most surprising moment, the filmmakers talk about the most noteworthy moments of the series. The second episode of […]

Giant Hornets, Giant Appetites

Giant Hornets, Giant Appetites

Among biologists, it’s not uncommon to share photographs of interesting backyard finds – a salamander under the woodpile, for example, or an ant mound dug up by foxes.  When traveling, the featured sights and species become more exotic.  In lieu of standard vacation selfies, I’ve received snapshots of everything from stick bugs to sloths to […]

NeMO-Net | Nature Nation

NeMO-Net | Nature Nation

Each week, we feature a worthy citizen science project or nature news segment from around the nation. This week, as we continue to feature projects to do from home, we bring you NeMO-Net from NASA.  NASA has created a new video game to help classify coral reefs and other ocean environments. You play by painting […]