Counting Seals for Conservation

Counting Seals for Conservation

Biologists hail the comeback of Northern elephant seals, once hunted to near extinction for their oil-rich blubber, as one of conservation’s great successes. Now, they’re scrambling to protect the rebounding population’s habitat from rising seas.

What to Watch: June

What to Watch: June

This month we are serving up two of our classics from the NATURE archive of films, before taking a summertime break. But keep an eye out for a variety of shows old and new that will stream online all through the summer!

Amazon River Dolphins in Decline

Amazon River Dolphins in Decline

Those who explore the waters of the Amazon basin occasionally hear a forceful snort, the sound that a pink river dolphin or boto makes when it surfaces to exhale. Visitors sometimes catch a glimpse of a pinkish, rounded forehead or small dorsal fin just above the surface. That’s likely all they’ll get, though. Not only are these freshwater dolphins relatively shy, but their numbers have […]

Nature Reads Round Up

Nature Reads Round Up

Summer is just around the corner, and new studies and research just may impact your plans. Here's our latest round-up of science and nature articles worth a read.