Outdoor Recreation Can Impact Wildlife

That hike is low-impact, but not no-impact. Even low-impact outdoor recreation can impact wildlife
Fish steaks on cooled market display

The Obama Administration Tackles Seafood Fraud

In December, the Obama administration announced a wide-ranging plan to combat seafood fraud.

Eugenie Clark 1922-2015

Eugenie Clark, the oceanographer known as the "shark lady" has died at 92.

Bald Eagles Are Back From the Brink

Bald eagles are back from the brink of extinction.

The Environmental Danger of Outdoor Cats

Outdoor cats are an environmental disaster.

Debunking the “Ant vs. Grasshopper” Myth

"Social parasitism" in ants occurs when one species exploits another's social behavior in order to take advantage of its work and resources.

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes?

Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to cool off, according to new research.
National Geographic photo of David Blehert.

Bats with White Nose Syndrome: An Interview with David Blehert

Blehert interviewed about bats with White Nose Syndrome. White-Nose Syndrome is a fungal disease that's killed over six million bats in the past nine years.

An Age-Old Whale of a Tale

Researchers recently sequenced the genome of a 200 year old bowhead whale.

The Hidden Toll of Ebola: Apes

There is a hidden cost of the Ebola epidemic: Africa’s great apes are declining.