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Nicole Jackson: Environmental Educator | Black Birders Week
Nicole Jackson: Environmental Educator | Black Birders Week

“Inner-city Cleveland is not the ideal place for the birth of a naturalist, but it’s the place where my love for the outdoors began,” described Nicole Jackson, one of the co-organizers of Black Birders Week.

At first, nature served as a healing agent for Jackson. This therapeutic connection to the outdoors ...

Julian Victor: Wildlife Filmmaker | Black Birders Week
Julian Victor: Wildlife Filmmaker | Black Birders Week

Wildlife filmmaker Julian Victor hails from the urban jungle of Toronto, Canada. He joined the Black AF in STEM community last year, and participated in the first ever Black Birders Week.

As #BlackBirdersWeek began trending on social media, Victor said that seeing the movement go viral was like “watching lightning in ...

Sheridan Alford: Environmental Educator | Black Birders Week
Sheridan Alford: Environmental Educator | Black Birders Week

Sheridan Alford is one of the organizers behind the online movement, Black Birders Week. Throughout Alford’s life, there were key experiences that were vital to fostering the dedication she currently has for wildlife and the outdoors. This love for nature was cultivated by her mother – a middle school teacher ...

New Research Reveals New Origins for Butterflies
New Research Reveals New Origins for Butterflies

In the three years since Sex, Lies, and Butterflies was completed, science has continued to investigate the origin of butterflies. With new technologies for probing the deep past, new answers are emerging. Dr. Akito Kawahara of the Florida Museum of Natural History and a contributor to the film has now ...

Hiding in Plain Sight: Connecting With Nature in Your City
Hiding in Plain Sight: Connecting With Nature in Your City

To the untrained eye there are only trees and brambling shrubs, but Dr. Leslie Day’s eyes are seasoned experts, scanning Fort Tryon Park with the precision of a red-tailed hawk. “You see that, that’s whitewash from either an owl or a hawk, one of them was probably sitting right up ...

What Nature Can Teach Us About Resiliency
What Nature Can Teach Us About Resiliency

In the aftermath of a hurricane where trees, earth and structures are swept away, it is hard to imagine an animal as small as an ant surviving. However, that’s just what fire ants were able to do in the wake of Hurricane Florence and Harvey. A single fire ant would ...

Good NATURE: Remarkable Rabbits
Good NATURE: Remarkable Rabbits

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!
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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 ...