The oldest grizzly thought to have roamed the Yellowstone region was identified as being a whopping 34 years old, after biologists spotted a mark on his lip made in 1989.
Bees are the planet’s chief pollinators and possibly the most important species when it comes to plant and human survival. So the fact that they are becoming endangered due to climate change, pesticides and habitat loss should concern us all.
A spot in Southern California has earned a unique status after being named the first ever Whale Heritage Site in the Americas, in a bid to protect the ocean’s largest creatures
Past due! Lake Michigan’s winter wonders came a bit late this year. Do we blame climate change for this?
From the pages of The Explorers Journal, contributing editor Nick Smith gets to the bottom of a global pandemic phenomenon.
Marine life is asking you to turn the music down - when you’re around or in the ocean- please!
When I first started photographing Channel Islands National Park in Southern California in the mid-1990s, it was a very different place. As more and more people seek unique outdoor experiences, visitors to the islands have increased, but the most notable change I’ve witnessed over the years is the recovery of the park’s endemic island fox.
After the 2019 loss of the last confirmed female Swinhoe Softshell Turtle in China, extinction was all but confirmed. But a new discovery gives hope to the species: a female turtle living in a lake in Vietnam.
In the animal kingdom there are few senses as acute as the canine sense of smell.
When I first moved to California in the late-1990s, the California condor was something I always remember hearing about from wildlife enthusiasts.
If you're looking to get inspired by gift ideas, Best Friends Animal Society has some fun gifts for both people and animals this holiday season. The best part is, 100% of the proceeds from sales help to save the lives of homeless pets.
Scientists have studied this species-rich ecosystem for more than 100 years, so the discovery of a towering 1,600 foot coral reef is one of the great finds of the century.
When photographing glaciers, the sense of time is on a different scale. Glaciers are a slow moving giant, carving mountains and valleys as it travels along and slowly melting into the landscape. I wonder to myself, can any photo ever really truly capture this?
This year going green for the holidays is easier than ever with these simple tips.
Meet the legendary crops called the Three Sisters: corn, beans, and squash.