Written by Megan Sheehan | August 16th, 2013
Orangutans are in trouble because their habitat is diminishing at an unsustainable rate. This World Orangutan Day, we take a look at their plight.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | May 14th, 2013
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | March 20th, 2012
A hard-to-miss “Panther Xing” sign outside the Red Sox spring training facility has fans wondering if the federally endangered Florida panther needs more habitat.
Written by Bryan Piazza | March 5th, 2012
Is this man a hunter, a conservationist, or both? Ecologist Bryan Piazza explains how science and community action helped bring the alligator back and restore a cultural tradition in Louisiana.
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | December 22nd, 2011
You can’t find these gifts in any store, but you can find them in nature. Scientist Jon Hoekstra shares his hopes for kids today.
Written by Darci Palmquist | March 1st, 2011
Written by Darci Palmquist | September 28th, 2010
Written by Darci Palmquist | November 10th, 2009
Generally, giving struggling species a helping hand is considered a good thing — like saving the vaquita porpoise and anything cute and cuddly (read: koalas). But there’s hot debate over whether helping plants migrate as climate change transforms their habitat is positive or not. Read on for the latest on these cool green topics, and more. […]
Written by Matt Miller | August 10th, 2009
500,000 sandhill cranes roosting along the Platte River. One million wildebeests migrating across the Serengeti plains. Ten million bats emerging from a Texas cave. Literally uncountable masses of mayflies hatching along a beautiful spring creek. Perhaps nothing captures a naturalist’s imagination quite like the world’s great herds, flocks and swarms. There’s something beyond words when […]
Written by Darci Palmquist | May 12th, 2009
The birds are chirping, the sun is shining… the only thing missing is your daily dose of top green news stories. Well, look no further. You’ve seen “The Story of Stuff” video, haven’t you? It’s become a big hit in classrooms across the country, so keep up with the kids and check it out (short clip above, full-length version at […]