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Happy World Wildlife Day! | CNN Travel

The 10 best wildlife moments on TV – in pictures

To celebrate a decade of BBC2's Springwatch, one of the show's presenters, Chris Packham, picks his favourite nature scenes shown on the small screen<p>Which wildlife scene have we missed from the list? Have your say in the comments below and you could feature in the alternative list next week

Species Extinction Happening 1,000 Times Faster Because of Humans?

At the same time, new technology is helping conservation make big strides.<p>On May 19, 2010, at Joint Base Balad, north of Baghdad in Iraq, someone brought U.S. service member Jonathan Trouern-Trend a frog in a plastic bottle. The brightly colored amphibian had been hiding out in an unlikely place: …

Clever koalas hug trees to stay cool in hot weather, scientists say

Trees provide koalas with more than food and shelter – they also serve as air conditioners, scientists say.<p>On a hot day in Australia, a koala's thick fur is not necessarily an asset. The marsupials don't retreat to dens or dugouts, and the water that would help them cool off can be hard to come by. …

23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro

Landscapes may be a popular subject among photographers, but it takes a lot of mastery, patience, and a certain frame of mind to capture imagery that …

6 Ways To Protect Pollinators And Honey Bees

The 2014 MN State Fair #EcoExperience features Pollinators in the Garden exhibit and super helpful demos about this important topic. But as we roll into summer here's how you can begin to protect our pollinators! About one-third of our food supply relies on pollination by honey bees, native bees, …

Honey Bees

Last Stand for U.S. Ocelots?

After decades of habitat loss and vehicular deaths, only 50 of the cats are left in a corner of Texas.<p>Last November in Texas, a feline twice the size of a house cat was struck dead on State Highway 100, just south of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge in the Rio Grande Valley.<p>Leo Gustafson, …

Philanthropists Pledge $80 Million for Wild Cat Conservation

Changing Planet<p><b>Environmental philanthropists from China, India, the United Arab Emirates and the United States have together committed U.S. $80 million over ten years to help fund conservation of all 38 species of wild cats, the wildlife conservation charity Panthera announced in Abu Dhabi</b> …

One Of Kenya's Legendary 'Tuskers' Is Killed By Poachers

Kenya is mourning the death of one of its legendary elephants.<p>Satao was known as a tusker, one of the few remaining elephants whose tusks are so big they almost touch the ground. Unfortunately, Satao faced an end many others have faced before: He was killed by poachers, who mutilated his head to …

Celebrate Nature Photography Day • The National Wildlife Federation Blog

While you make plans to celebrate Father’s Day this weekend, consider taking your camera along, because Sunday is also Nature Photography Day. We’re …

6 Things to Know About the Super Cute Quokka

We’ve all seen the photos that made the rounds last year: a furry little critter beams at the camera, at a leaf, at a tourist. From this adorable …

Photo Gallery

We’re all familiar with the beleaguered honey bees and beautiful butterflies that pollinate our crops and wildflowers. But pollinating animal species …

Gallery: 10 invasive species

They're not monsters, but they are a problem for native flora and fauna. Here are ten of the ecological troublemakers finding their way into American …

Not Just the Birds and Bees

The birds and the bees may rule the daytime, but as soon as the sun sets, it is the bats that get to work pollinating. Worldwide, over 500 species of …

Rare Singing Dog Photographed in New Guinea?

Elusive canine was feared extinct in mountain habitat.<p><b>A rare dog may finally be having its day: The New Guinea singing dog, an elusive canine related to the Australian dingo, has been possibly spotted in New Guinea.</b><p>Feared extinct in its highlands habitat, the singing dog—whose name comes from its …