Ecology in the Time of Pandemic

Ecology in the Time of Pandemic

This piece, which explores the assault on nature that has contributed to the spillover of the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19, was prepared by Wildlife Conservation Society‘s Senior Conservation Ecologist and Fellow with the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, New York Public Library, Eric Sanderson. One of the many disconcerting aspects […]

Good NATURE: Cuba’s Wild Revolution

Good NATURE: Cuba’s Wild Revolution

After each NATURE premiere, we gather online videos we love into a playlist. From our newest film to incredible footage from around the web, here were our favorites. And don’t forget, you can always subscribe to our newsletter¬†so you don’t miss a thing! In Case You Missed It:   Watch “Cuba’s Wild Revolution” here: Get […]

Cuba Wildlife Facts

 Cuba Wildlife Facts

  Cuba is a country that comprises the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos. It is located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean meet. Almost every habitat found in the Caribbean can also be found in Cuba. There […]

Citizen Science at Home

Citizen Science at Home

We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite projects and resources for partaking in citizen science at home. If you’re interested in keeping up with Nature’s citizen science community, you can join our Citizen Science Facebook Group HERE.¬† We do our best to feature a citizen science project every week in our Nature Nation section. […]

Coronavirus and Pets: Q&A With a Veterinarian

Coronavirus and Pets: Q&A With a Veterinarian

Today, Veterinarian Dr. Dan Smith answered questions, live, on our Facebook page. We’ve collected some of the most pertinent responses and shared them below to keep you informed. Have more questions? Let us know in the comments.   Updated March 31, 2020:It was recently reported that a house cat has been infected with COVID-19. We […]

Pangolin Fact Sheet

 Pangolin Fact Sheet

Pangolin: mammals of the order of Pholidota. There are eight species of pangolins that are found on two continents. AKA: scaly anteaters Kingdom: | Animalia Phylum: | Chordata Class: | Mammalia Order: | Pholidota Family: | Manidae Four species of Pangolin are found in Africa: Black-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tetradactyla), White-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis), Giant Ground […]

Giant Sequoia Fact Sheet

 Giant Sequoia Fact Sheet

  Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum): a coniferous evergreen tree of the cypress family. AKA: giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Sierran redwood, Wellingtonia or simply big tree (dubbed by American Conservationist John Muir) Kingdom: | Plantae Clade: | Tracheophytes Division: | Pinophyta Class: | Pinopsida Order: | Pinales Family: | Cupressaceae Genus: | Sequoiadendron Species: | S. […]