conservation

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.

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 also drastically declined in recent years.

For Scientists, Tag is a Serious Game

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For Scientists, Tag is a Serious Game

To protect many species of wild animals, we need to learn more about them. Often, that means having to tag, collar or otherwise track them. It’s a game that scientists take seriously.

 Full Film

Living with Snow Leopards–Tashi’s Story: A NATURE Short Film

Full Film

In the frigid Indian Himalayas, people manage to eke out a living alongside one of Asia’s most elusive cats: the snow leopard. Explore this fragile relationship through the eyes of Tashi, a local goatherder, and learn how his village has partnered with the Snow Leopard Trust to find ways to both live with and save one of the rarest cats on Earth.

 360 Video: Experience Life in a Herd of Bighorn Sheep

Running With The Herd: A NATURE Short Film

360 Video: Experience Life in a Herd of Bighorn Sheep

This 360 VR experience that takes you inside Jack's herd of bighorn sheep in the wilds of Montana. The virtual reality experience explores the impact of respiratory disease on bighorn sheep.

Bighorn Sheep Have a Problem with Their Domestic Relatives

Running With The Herd: A NATURE Short Film

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.

 Sneak Peek

Living with Snow Leopards–Tashi’s Story: A NATURE Short Film

Sneak Peek

Get a sneak peek at our final short film of the year and discover the fragile relationship between snow leopards and the humans that share their terrain. With the snow leopards‘ prey in decline, encounters between villagers and the cat are on the rise. Explore this fragile relationship through the eyes of Tashi, a local goat herder, and learn how his village has partnered with the Snow Leopard Trust to find ways to both live with and save one of the rarest cats on Earth.