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National Geographic Travel

For the First Time, U.S. Considers Declaring a Bee Endangered

If the rusty-patched bumblebee is extremely lucky, it could soon be the first bee species to be protected under the United States Endangered Species …

Conservation

What?! Pesticides Responsible for Killing Bees is Now Contaminating Our Water and Harming Wildlife

It may have seemed like a good idea: controlling pests to boost agricultural outputs and guarantee a steady food supply. However, the use of …

Green Living

Unforgettable holidays

From its first commuter bus 90 years ago, APT has grown considerably to provide unforgettable river cruises in some of the world’s most incredible destinations. Here, you can find out more about the wonderful history of APT, get to know celebrity chef Luke Nguyen and discover some of the best …

404 - Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

Oops! We couldn’t find the page you were looking for<p>We’ve recently updated and reorganised our website and, as a result, if you have arrived here via …

Wildlife

Man finds 10-foot python on South Florida beach

Loading...<p><b>PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla.</b> - Wildlife officials in Palm Beach County are wondering how a 10-foot Burmese python ended up at the beach.<p>A man …

Animals

Wildlife photography in South Georgia

<b>David Tipling explains how a passion for South Georgia and its wildlife was born out of calamity</b><p>In the early 1990s, a publisher lost 350 of my best …

Missing Kestrel Returns to Wildlife Clinic

<i>Breaking news at 9:44 am, September 29:</i><p>Thistle, the American kestrel that flew away from her handler at the Wildlife Medical Clinic on Wednesday, …

Veterinary Medicine

Battle for the bats: Rescue centre in fight against carpet pythons to save injured Gold Coast wildlife

A Gold Coast bat rescue centre is battening down the hatches to protect the tiny creatures from the annual onslaught of hungry carpet pythons …

Wildlife

EU clamps down on grey squirrels and other invasive wildlife

EU embargo on trade, possession and transport of 37 invasive species filed at the WTO, but conservationists say species omitted for commercial reasons pose a major threat to biodiversity<p>Anyone caught exporting or possessing invasive species such as grey squirrels, ruddy ducks and water hyacinth in …

An Underwater Photographer’s Guide to Jupiter, Florida

This South Florida destination is a must for both macro and wide-angle

Last Hummer of Summer

Coyote bite in Banff National Park prompts reminder not to feed wildlife

A coyote bit a man’s shoe Sunday when he thought he was petting an off-leash dog as several groups gathered at a popular lookout in Banff National …

Running Out Of Time: Saving Ocean Wildlife

Wildlife

U.S. Fish and Wildlife propose eastern massasauga rattler for threatened species listing

Federal regulators have requested that the eastern massasauga rattlesnake, one of Minnesota’s two venomous snakes, be designated as a threatened …

Western New York

Funny animal pictures awards – who’s in the frame?

Photograph: Melissa Kay Valente/Comedy Wildlife Photography awards<p>‘Husband? What husband?’<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/28/1443456907214/d95e1eb1-d2e5-4dc7-941d-bff1d545da7c-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Melissa Kay Valente/Comedy Wildlife Photography …

Sign the Petition

When I heard an American killed Cecil the lion, I felt sick to my stomach. I also felt embarrassed for our country. I know I am not alone in feeling …

Wildlife

See Vancouver Island Orcas Live on Wildlife Cams (and get text updates)

Photo credit: Robert Pittman | Wikipedia<p>Need a little more orca in your life?<p>Some amazing wildlife cams are giving animal lovers a chance to see the …

British Columbia

40 Amazing Eclipse Photos from Last Night’s ‘Super Blood Moon’

Kudos is due to the entire amazing 500px community… you guys absolutely blew us all away with your photos of last nights much-anticipated super …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Google Analytics

Mount Everest Officials Are Banning Rookie Climbers

For outdoors enthusiasts dreaming of climbing Mount Everest, the earth’s highest peak, the ascent is about to become even more challenging. According …

Mountaineering

How hard is it to climb Mount Everest?

As the Nepalese government announce new restrictions on prospective climbers, two experienced mountaineers discuss whether or not the new Everest limitations are justified<p>Since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay first summitted Mount Everest in 1953, the Himalayan peak has become both the literal …

Movie Vs. Reality: What It Actually Feels Like To Climb Mount Everest

Last Friday, <i>Everest</i> opened to generally positive reviews. The movie is based on the 1996 climbing season in which loose restrictions, mountain crowding, and blizzard conditions led to the death of eight climbers. In the buildup to the release, Jon Krakauer — who wrote about the season of ’96 in <i>Into</i> …

What You Should Know About Wilderness and Wildlife

<i>“The beauty of America’s wilderness has always been central to our character as a Nation. Our untrammeled lands and waters are part of a rich legacy</i> …

These Majestic Photos Will Give You A Spacegasm

The winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition have been announced and they'll make you want to leave planet Earth.

Surfing dogs were definitely this weekend's best sports highlight

Dogs. On surfboards. Shredding.<p>Do you really need to hear more? Some of these rides were really bitchin'.<p>The seventh annual Surf City Surf Dog …

15 Most Mind Blowing Photos You Will Not Believe Are Real

Sometimes we take photography for granted. With every device we have now sporting a camera, snapping photos or selfies on-the-fly is as common as …

Help Save Wood Thrush: Drink Bird-Friendly Coffee | American Bird Conservancy

By Bridget Stutchbury<p>The Wood Thrush is an ambassador for the forest birds of eastern North America, and a modern-day "canary in the coal mine." …

Birds

Another Deadly Snake Species Discovered In Australia

The Kimberley death adder is said to be one of the most venomous snakes in the world.<p>Scientists say they’ve discovered a new species of deadly snake in Australia: the Kimberley death adder.<p>The snake is named for the remote region of Kimberley, located in Western Australia. The adder is endemic to …