There are less than 10 wild red wolves left in the world and there’s a fierce battle going on to save them. The wolves, a rare red species, are only found in North Carolina, despite having once roamed throughout the eastern and south central US.
Paleontologists and researchers discovered a meat-eating species of dinosaur identified as “one who causes fear” in Patagonia.
One of the best aspects of working in California is the immense diversity that exists in the natural world, and how often I am surprised to find some other, new, and magnificent subject matter to photograph! This is exactly the case of the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, located in the White Mountains of Inyo National Forest.
In the United States, we know that every April brings a giant bunny hiding an array of colorful eggs that vary in size, color and texture. But did you know the ocean’s got its own version?!
An estimated 3 million short-tailed shearwaters died along the coast of Australia in 2013. New research suggests humans and the 2012 Harve submarine eruption are to blame.
A recent study found that the summer season is at risk of lasting too long and the other seasons potentially doomed with declining duration. At first, you might be excited about this news. However, let's talk through what it means.
Climate change impacts everything. From rising ocean levels to record-breaking wildfires, we can see the changes occurring with our own eyes. One of the most resilient species of all time is the shark. Warming waters are challenging their ability to adapt, and one of the signs of the times is smaller baby sharks that are having a hard time surviving.
The Washington State Department of Agriculture and other agencies are preparing for summer and fall--AKA murder hornet season.You can stream ATTACK OF THE MURDER HORNETS on discovery+, which follows a group of beekeepers and scientists who work together to protect their community from deadly and invasive Asian giant hornets.
Leaf and twig fossils are discovered to be “perfectly preserved” under Greenland’s ice sheet, fascinating scientists and leading to further discovery.
Increasing numbers of wildfires in the western United States are part of a worrying trend. Across the world, huge forest fires damage buildings, the environment and local economies, endangering life, and overwhelming authorities. But research has identified another noxious hazard from the fires – their smoke can spread infectious disease far and wide.
The largest bioluminescent creature on land or sea was found in the ocean near New Zealand.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro could face international criminal charges in the Hague over his part in the destruction of the country’s Amazon rainforest.
The monarch butterfly migration is at risk due to climate change and other environmental factors. This is how one reserve in Mexico is trying to save the day.
Biodiversity and species loss is a grave threat, facing not only animals and plants but society too. Ecologists say that losing species directly affects human food production, water supply, building materials, and energy sources, so our interactions with and handling of ecosystems must be regulated.
The Aleutian Islands in Alaska are a rugged, wild network of 2,500+ islands which swing out from a small fishing village out into the middle of the Bering Sea. They are not only protected by remote isolation, but also in their designation as Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge.Watch Ian’s full adventure unfold in THE LAST UNKNOWN: The Aleutian Islands, streaming on discovery+ on March 18.