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Killing Us Softly: The Industry of Lies Around Climate Change

Dear 2016 Candidates: How's this for priorities?<p>Perhaps the most depressing—and important—story you should read this month is John H. Richardson's account in the print edition of this here magazine about the numerous American climate scientists who simply have given up trying to convince this …

5 Myths of the 1920s That Were Debunked—Then Turned Out to be True

In the 1920s, Lambert & Butler English Cigarette cards set out to debunk common myths. Some are just bizarre (hold burned skin closer to a fire to …

Emperor Penguins in Antarctica, 1964.

Double Whale Breach

Exploding into the air these pictures show the extraordinarily rare sight of two humpback whales breaching the ocean waves together.<br>Scientists still …

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Cats Fluffed Up Through Smudged Ink and Watercolor Paintings

Endre Penovc captures the aloofness, mystique and charm of fluffy cats in his black-and-white, watercolor and ink paintings. The artist, based in Topola, Serbia, uses this medium to create feathery fur, gleaming eyes and a sense of depth against off-white backgrounds.<p>Based on the personality Penovc …

Painting

Winners of the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014

The winners of the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014 were just announced! UK landscape photographer Greg Whitton nabbed the top prize with his stunning image of light hitting the Southern Highlands in Iceland. It was taken during a six-day wild camping trip in Iceland with four other …

Hubble Space Telescope's Most Breathtaking Images of the Universe

In early April, publisher Taschen will be releasing a new book that collects the most breathtaking images of deep space taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. It's been 25 years since Hubble first launched into low-earth orbit and it remains operational today. It can take extremely high-resolution …

Beautiful Watercolor Paintings of Architecture by Thomas W. Schaller

Though he was raised on a farm in the Midwest, Thomas W. Schaller spent the majority of his life in Manhattan where he worked as a commercial architectural artist. Today, however, he works for himself, as a watercolor painter based in Los Angeles. Schaller made the jump to a different profession …

17 Funny Animals Appear to Be Taking Photos with Cameras

Watch out, photographers! Looks like someone is trying to take your job! Over the past few years we've seen a number of hilarious photos of animals looking as if they're about to take pictures. Rather than being the subject of a photo, they want to be the one snapping it. And we're not just talking …

21+ Unlikely Sleeping Buddies That Will Melt Your Heart

We've already established that animals can form some of the most unlikely animal friendships we've ever seen, but when we catch them napping …

Cute Animals

I Capture The Majestic Power Of Ocean Waves

My name is Warren Keelan and I create images of the ocean. Growing up on the South East Coast of Australia I gained a real appreciation of the ocean …

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Digital Art

Former Orca Trainer For SeaWorld Condemns Its Practices

Last year 4 million people visited SeaWorld's theme parks, where the top shows feature orcas, also known as killer whales. For years, activists have charged that keeping orcas in captivity is harmful to the animals and risky for the trainers who work with them, a case that gained urgency in 2010 …

Best of Montana in Spring: Nature and Wildlife

Discover Montana's most beautiful springtime landscapes, and experience exciting animal encounters.<p><b>Triple D Game Farm, Kalispell</b><p>Professional and amateur cinematographers, photographers, and artists flock to family-owned Triple D Game Farm to capture spectacular wildlife shots in a controlled …

5 ways to help polar bears cope with climate change

A new report that examines the state of Arctic marine mammals warns that polar bears and seals are most at risk from a profound loss of sea ice.<p>The …

Global Warming

Wildlife Photographer Shares His Experience of Using Camera Traps to Capture Close-Up Images of Hungry Bears

<i>image by Drew Rush</i><p>In his post “Looking for Hungry Bears on Purpose” on the National Geographic blog, wildlife photographer Drew Rush shares his …

Wildlife

22 Breathtaking Wildlife Pictures Of Beautiful Foxes

The fox is well-known for its overwhelming beauty, intelligence, and cunning. Red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) are known best by most of us as they are the …

Push Against Trafficking of Elephant Ivory Grows

<i>Elephants cross a river in Zambia. Photo by Alex Berger/Fickr Creative Commons</i> World Wildlife Day last Tuesday gave people everywhere an opportunity …

Gray Whales Could Become Winners in the Great Arctic Thaw

Although shrinking and thinning Arctic sea ice is bad news for ringed seals, polar bears, walruses, and other marine mammals of the Far North, it …

Global Warming

7 secrets of the Animal Wildlife Sanctuary in Keenesburg

KEENESBURG, Colo. - The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg is growing in size this spring with what Executive Director Pat Craig is calling a …

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Follow These Tips to Avoid Stressful Human-Wildlife Interactions

Active outdoor enthusiasts will be getting out of the house more often now that the spring season is upon, but that also means bears and other wild …

Wildlife

Unbelievable High Contrast B&W Photos Of African Wildlife By Laurent Baheux

AFRICA is a testimonial about all endangered species of the black continent. Laurent chooses to develop a collection of portraits and scenes of the …

Wildlife

New iPad game uses Citizen Science to track endangered species in the wild

Today, a new app for the iPad was released that could change the way wildlife is monitored in the future.<p>Wildsense is an initiative from a group of …

The View I See Through My Kitchen Window Every Day

I capture little magic and show love and sometimes laughter with my photos. Some years ago, I started building a house with an open outside studio …

Cute Animals

Wild Coyote Finds A Toy And Proves That Wild Animals Are As Playful As Pets

Coyotes are known as clever and vicious wild animals, but photographer Pamela Underhill Karaz, who lives in a rural area in upstate New York, …

New York State

Keepers Of Wisdom: I Explore The Mystical Beauty Of Owls

Owls have fascinated us for the millennium. They frequently appear in our stories and myths back in the ancient Greek and Egyptian times. Many …