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A Labor Day Weekend Video Thought: Sometimes, It Truly Is a Wonderful World

A Labor Day Weekend Video Thought: Sometimes, It Truly Is a Wonderful World

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 31, 2017 1

On Monday, September 4, Americans will celebrate Labor Day, the national holiday that was instituted in 1894 and which pays tribute to the social and economic achievements and contributions of American workers. The idea

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99 Percent of Us Want Our National Parks and Monuments Protected, but Downsizing Looms

99 Percent of Us Want Our National Parks and Monuments Protected, but Downsizing Looms

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 29, 2017 1

In quiet places, we yearn for absolution. But peace swiftly flees. It’s not surprising that 99.2 percent of us want our national parks and monuments to continue to stand—or even grow—in their current sizes

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Sleeping Otter

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Sleeping Otter

Kendal Bower August 25, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a resting otter in Alaska. Photographer Joey Campbell spotted this otter covering his eyes

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African Wild Dogs Are the First Heat-Adapted Species Shown to Be Suffering from Climate Change

African Wild Dogs Are the First Heat-Adapted Species Shown to Be Suffering from Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 22, 2017 1

Polar bears struggling to find the ice floes they need for hunting and survival became the icon of climate change and our rapidly warming planet decades ago. And we’ve often heard how hotter temperatures

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Videos: Watch Tigers Being Released into the Wild

Videos: Watch Tigers Being Released into the Wild

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 17, 2017 0

Watching wild animals being returned to their natural habitats after an accident or injury is immensely gratifying and often thrilling. Restoring even just a bit of nature makes our hearts instinctively feel that a

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Baby Leopard

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Baby Leopard

Kendal Bower August 11, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a young leopard relaxing in a tree in the Serengeti. Photographer Steve Grodin

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