Dolphin Fact Sheet

Dolphin Fact Sheet

Dolphin: common name of aquatic mammals within the infr-aorder Cetacea. Kingdom: | Animalia Phylum: | Chordata Class: | Mammalia Order: | Cetacea Family: | Delphinidae The scientific order, called Cetacea, includes dolphins, whales and porpoises. The dolphin family Delphinidae has 36 species. Some members of the dolphin family have the word whale in their common […]

Coming Soon to NATURE: “Australian Bushfire Rescue”

Coming Soon to NATURE: “Australian Bushfire Rescue”

Premieres on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 8/7c. An estimated one billion animals died in the horrific Australian bushfires last year. Through the help of tireless volunteers working to rescue the remains of their once-flourishing environment, stories of animal and human resilience have emerged. Rising from the ashes, animal survivors begin their challenging journey back […]

TreeSnap | Nature Nation

TreeSnap | Nature Nation

Each week, we feature a worthy citizen science project or nature news segment from around the world. This week we’re featuring TreeSnap.   Our nation’s trees are at risk, and threats like invasive diseases and pests affect some trees more than others. TreeSnap allows individuals in their communities to virtually tag trees, alerting scientists who […]

Siberian Tiger Saviors: Meet The Team Helping Tigers ‘Claw Back’

Siberian Tiger Saviors: Meet The Team Helping Tigers ‘Claw Back’

In honor of International Tiger Day, July 29th, we’re featuring a short film entitled, “Tigers: Clawing Back” which focuses on a group of filmmakers and conservationists attempting to answer the question: what does the future hold for one of the largest cats on earth? NATURE caught up with the featured conservationists in the film about […]

Kangaroo Fact Sheet

Kangaroo Fact Sheet

Kangaroo: a marsupial from the family Macropodidae. Class: Mammalia Infraclass: Marsupialia Order: Diprotodontia Family: Macropodidae Genus: Macropus Kangaroos belong to the Macropodidae family, which means ‘big foot’ in Latin. This is in reference to the species’ unusually large hind feet. The species known as kangaroos are the largest animals in the Macropus genus. The four […]

National Moth Week | Nature Nation

National Moth Week | Nature Nation

Each week, we feature a worthy citizen science project or nature news segment from around the world. This week, in recognition of National Moth Week (July 18-26), we’ve chosen to highlight its namesake project. Participants can contribute data that will help map moth distribution and shed light on the lifestyles of these light-loving creatures. According […]

What Makes a Laboratory Alive? | Inside Montana’s MPG Ranch

What Makes a Laboratory Alive? | Inside Montana’s MPG Ranch

The NATURE short film “Inside Montana’s Living Laboratory” features the tireless employees and volunteers working at MPG Ranch, a large conservation property in Western Montana that doubles as a research and education center. NATURE spoke with Joshua Lisbon, Education & Community Outreach Manager at MPG Ranch, to learn more about their important work. Q: Can you […]

Ant Picnic | Nature Nation

Ant Picnic | Nature Nation

Each week, we feature a worthy citizen science project or nature news segment from around the world. This week’s is the family and food friendly, Ant Picnic. According to the website, “What ants eat at different times of the year and in different places around the world tells us what might be missing in their […]