The most trafficked animal in the world isn’t a tiger, rhino, or other big animal species prized for their fur or horns. It’s actually the pangolin, a scaly mammal that lives in a dense forest, eats ants, and rolls into a tiny ball when it’s scared.
Crafted from sustainably felled timber, and sat in the middle of a beautiful nature reserve, with views of majestic mountains and glassy lochs, this brand new hotel in Scotland is already a firm favorite among guests. Although unfortunately for humans, this grand establishment caters to the six-legged kind.
A few months ago, Georgia Aquarium welcomed two new additions to their Asian small-clawed otter habitat. Triton, a 4-year-old female, and Han, a 3-year-old male, joined the Aquarium as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) Species Survival Program (SSP).
Forests might be the best tool humanity has to tackle climate change. Trees give cooling shade, absorb and store carbon dioxide (CO2), recycle water, and provide habitat for other plants and animals. Huge international projects like the Trillion Trees initiative believe planting forests will ultimately help to rebalance Earth’s climate.
There is no better time to consider the quality of the night sky and the celestial magic it embodies than during International Dark Sky Week, taking place April 22-30!
In a triumph for the conservation world, a rare Sumatran rhino calf has been born at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Way Kambas National Park, Indonesia.
Butterflies, once a familiar sight around the world, are plummeting toward extinction due to colossal threats from pesticides, habitat loss and climate change.
Expansive landscape photographs are my passion, but they are only part of the story. To truly capture the natural world, sometimes simplifying to the smallest details can transform your creative opportunities.
Scientists aboard the German research vessel Polarstern have found the world’s largest fish breeding ground containing around 60 million nests.
Florida manatees are dying in record numbers from starvation. Critical care rescue and rehabilitation centers are running out of room. Georgia Aquarium has joined the Manatee Rescue & Rehabilitation Partnership (MRP) to provide additional expert care and facilities for manatees in need.
The resurgence of bald eagles in American skies has been touted as one of the biggest conservation successes in the country – but now scientists say the birds are being poisoned by lead.
How one organization’s community-centric approach to conservation created a new generation of environmental activists.
There are around 9,200 tree species still to be discovered, most of them in the tropics, an incredible new study has revealed.
Missone's spider geckos live in earth’s hottest landscape– Iran’s Lut Desert. What is the key to their survival?
Penguins are among the few animals that mate for life; we call this pair bonding. It must have been “bond at first sight” for Charlie and Lizzy, two African penguins at Georgia Aquarium who have been pair-bonded for about 28 years.