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Video: Discovering the Unseen Natural World

Video: Discovering the Unseen Natural World

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 9, 2015 6

Big, charismatic fauna and the large terrains and environments they live in—such as polar bears in the Arctic and whales in the world’s oceans—are always captivating. However, we sometimes forget that there are other

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Video: How Whales Help Sequester CO2

Video: How Whales Help Sequester CO2

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 30, 2015 18

We know that the world’s forests—boreal, temperate and tropical—play a large role in sequestering carbon dioxide (CO2)—as long as drought, harvesting, insect damage and wildfires don’t overpower them. But we may have another “champion”

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Finding Magic in the Great Bear Rainforest – A Photo Journal

Finding Magic in the Great Bear Rainforest – A Photo Journal

Megan Koelemay April 20, 2015 0

I’ve always thought of Dr. Seuss books as magical, transporting me to the most creative landscapes I’d ever known as a child. Winding shapes, curious plants, fantastical fauna… So when I stumbled upon a

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Video of the Week: Orcas In Search Of the Perfect Belly Rub

Video of the Week: Orcas In Search Of the Perfect Belly Rub

Emily Deemer February 6, 2015 1

Another fascinating orca video made the rounds on the internet this week, only this time the whales were displaying some very strange behavior.  A few men were out for a boat ride in British Columbia‘s

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Video: If Whales Swam Among Us, Would We Care More for Them?

Video: If Whales Swam Among Us, Would We Care More for Them?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 22, 2015 2

Big, charismatic animals, such as polar bears and bison, are the ones that seem to grab our hearts—sometimes to the exclusion of other, well-deserving but smaller threatened species. At other times, especially when large

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Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals: Powerful Protections or Paper Tigers?

Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals: Powerful Protections or Paper Tigers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 11, 2014 13

From the tiny monarch butterfly to the immense wildebeest of Africa, many of the world’s animal species take on great migrations. Those epic travels may involve seasonal journeys of thousands of miles, traversing multiple

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