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Artificial reefs, created by intentionally sinking ships, provide a home for marine life of all types. The sites attract fishermen and divers, who unintentionally leave trash behind, some of which is deadly to marine mammals. A team of conservation divers visits three reefs to carefully extract fishing line and anchor rope that have become entangled in ocean habitats and pose threats to turtles, dolphins, and other marine life. For more…
Change the Course, a water restoration movement led by National Geographic Fellow Sandra Postel, has encouraged some 70,000 people to cut their water footprint and restored 2 billion gallons of water to the Colorado River Basin. The model will be presented at this year’s Stockholm Water Symposium during World Water Week.
Heading into the seventh month of a year-round citizen science program on American Prairie Reserve, I’m able to witness the hidden treasures of the ecosystem in ways I’d never imagined. Thanks to volunteers from around the world, we’re able to capture, document and share what’s happening at a level of detail that we can’t do…
Seals swim in a cold blue abyss. White paws paddle through the icy water, giving chase. Finally, morsels of frozen, skinned seal float into view as the hunter gnaws down on her meal.
It’s the first-ever glimpse of life on Arctic sea ice through the eyes of a polar bear.
In part two of a 12-part series, Sharon Guynup and Steve Winter investigate one of the most devastating threats facing the world’s last 3,000 wild tigers: poaching.
A video of a tiny rodent called a jerboa has popped up again on the Internet—get the facts about these desert dwellers.
Watch films produced by science students in the field, as they learn to bridge the gap between researchers and the public through visual storytelling.
This rare video published on January 13 shows a deep-sea squid (Gonatus onyx) fighting to eat what appears to be a larger owlfish (Pseudobathylagus milleri). The video was made with the remotely operated vehicle Doc Ricketts, by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). The squid, also called the clawed armhook squid or black-eyed squid, lives in…
Endangered Baby Fishing Cat Fishes in the Wild from Morgan Heim on Vimeo. When I set out to cover the story of Thailand’s fishing cats, I never expected vandalism could lead to an unprecedented wildlife discovery for this little known endangered species. Fishing cats are increasingly rare. New estimates suggest only about 2,500-3,000 remain in…
Victoria Hillman is a National Geographic Explorer and Research Director for the Transylvanian Wildlife Project overseeing research on carnivores and biodiversity of Europe’s last great wilderness. Follow the expedition here on Explorers Journal through updates from the team. —–— The Carpathian mountains are home to two species of wild cat, the Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) and the European…
Within 24 hours of beginning their fossil recovery, scientists on the Rising Star Expedition discover that the cave contains more than one individual.
On the very first day of entering the fossil chamber 30 meters below ground, a team of archaeologists recovers a fossil that paves the way for many new discoveries.
A funny viral video shows a resourceful sea lion take a fisherman’s catch for an easy meal.
A photographer leaves his day job to shoot thousands of images that bring U.S. landscapes to dazzling life.
A captive chimpanzee and orangutan take to the pool in the first documented video of apes swimming, a new study says.