What Happens To Wildlife After A Tsunami?

After a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck Chile yesterday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a warning for Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and Panama. While it's still too early to know how the wildlife along that stretch of Pacific coastline fared - let alone how our own species fared - we can look to previous… » 4/02/14 11:31am 4/02/14 11:31am

Learn How To Be A Better Wildlife Photographer

You don't have to travel far to shoot decent wildlife photos. Other than spending some time practicing at the zoo or with your pets, why not take your camera to a nearby park or hiking trail? Birds and squirrels and lizards and the like may not be as charismatic as zebras or pandas, but they make for interesting… » 3/29/14 2:15pm 3/29/14 2:15pm

You Won't Believe These Patterns Created by Flocks of Birds in Flight

When birds travel in flocks, their behavior takes on emergent properties. Out of the chaos of flight, gorgeous, geometric patterns coalesce. When photographers capture these patterns at exactly the right time, it's like seeing mathematical abstractions written across the sky. Here are some of the most stunning images … » 11/22/13 3:25pm 11/22/13 3:25pm

Can you spot the animals hidden in these wildlife photos?

Photographer Art Wolfe has spent decades capturing not just the hidden world of animals, but also the world of hidden animals. In his Vanishing Act series of photos, he invites us to search his images for the camouflaged animals within. For example, do you see the mantis in that top picture? Wolfe has a huge collection … » 12/30/12 10:00am 12/30/12 10:00am

Tim Flach's intimate animal portraits reveal nature's human side

London-based photographer Tim Flach just released a new series of photos called "More Than Human," a gallery of animal portraits that are unlike anything we've seen before. Seven years in the making, these remarkably intimate photos capture the gestures and expressions of animals in a way that's eerily human — but at… » 11/13/12 7:40am 11/13/12 7:40am

Cities of the Future Will Make a Place For Wilderness

All around the world, cities are spreading out into the surrounding land — but nature is unexpectedly asserting itself in the heart of the metropolises, as well. A number of carnivores are not just adapting to cities around the globe, but actually thriving. And meanwhile some urban trees can grow as much as eight times … » 5/04/12 8:00am 5/04/12 8:00am