Did A Caribou Help Fly Santa’s Sleigh?

Did A Caribou Help Fly Santa’s Sleigh?

When a radio-collared caribou went missing from a study population in Canada last December, researchers assumed it had died or been killed. Then when it showed up again just days after Christmas, new theories of just where the caribou had been started circulating.

How to Spot Owls this Winter

How to Spot Owls this Winter

If the cold weather and dark skies of the season are starting to get you down, take a cue from our NATURE contributor Susan Brackney and try these tips for owl spotting - a perfect winter past time to help get you through the bleakest time of year.

Bighorn Sheep Have a Problem with Their Domestic Relatives

Bighorn Sheep Have a Problem with Their Domestic Relatives

Bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) can catch a bacteria, Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae, from domestic sheep that causes pneumonia in the wild sheep and, often, death. Researchers noted a correlation between the introduction of domestic sheep and the rapid disappearance of bighorn sheep as early as 1928 and pneumonia remains a significant problem for the wild species today.

What to Watch: December

What to Watch: December

The year seems to have flown by, but we’re heading out of 2018 on a high note! This month, we’re releasing a series of short films and 360-degree experiences all around issues of conservation for three incredibly important animals. These shorts will be online only and a new film will be released each Monday in […]