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Day at the River
Use Riparian Planting to Restore River and Stream Banks
Beaver Dam
Beaver Dams Can Last Centuries, 1868 Map Shows
Meteor shower and starry night sky.
What to See in the Night Sky for June 2023
color images of deep sea creatues
Over 5,000 New Deep-Sea Species Found in Future Mining Hotspot
Central Park Mall with green trees, New York City, USA
Trees Are a ‘Must-Have’ Medicine When Addressing Mental Health
Panoramic view of Laguna Colorada in the Bolivian Altiplano , Bolivia
13 of the Most Bizarre Lakes in the World
Plateau pika (Ochotona curzoniae)
Eradication of Small Mammals Is Harming Vital Ecosystems
River running through lush green forest in rain, Yakushima Island, Japan
50 Hours of Nature Sounds to Bring You Calm and Joy
A coral reef teeming with fish
Coastal Lights Are Tricking Coral Reefs and Harming Their Recovery
Aspen Trees in the Pando Clone near Fishlake Utah
Listen to the Sounds of the Largest Tree on Earth
Why Is It Illegal to Walk Freely in Most of the US?
Beautiful Rolling Scottish Countryside At Dusk
Why the 'Right to Roam' Is So Important
Blurry grass background with hands holding dandelions
The Ultimate Guide to No Mow May
The Milky Way and lupins field near the Church of the Good Shepherd near Lake Tekapo, on New Zealand's South Island.
What to See in the Night Sky for May 2023
looking up at blue sky and white clouds from the base of a circle of pine trees covered in snow
Trees Form Friendships and Remember Their Experiences
wildlife of asian elephants herd in the wild
Elephants Have Lost Nearly Two-Thirds of Their Habitat Across Asia
View looking up into lush green branches of large tree
20 Reasons to Really Love Trees
Best Bee Supply Companies
Best Bee Supply Companies
The 6 Best Carbon Offset Programs of 2022
The 6 Best Carbon Offset Programs of 2023
Sunrays Through Treetops
94% of Americans Agree This Nature-Based Superhero is Good for the Planet
Photo of Earth from space
13 Exquisitely Extreme Things About Planet Earth
A wild boar with dark gray fur and curved tusks
10 Invasive Species That Changed the World Forever
a modern building with mossy stones in front
World's First Rewilding Center Opens in Scotland
Planting evergreen tree
The Power of Planting With a Purpose
A village that is overgrown with greenery
8 Dreamlike Abandoned Places Being Reclaimed by Nature
Star sand on a wooden board
Star Sand Shows Nature’s Exquisite Attention to Detail
Lyrid Meteor Shower
What to See in the Night Sky for April 2023
Cup lichen (Cladonia pyxidata) growing like an island on a rotten tree stump, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Meet the Coolest Tiny Plants in the Forest
Saint Petersburg, Florida, Driftwood Neighborhood
What Trees Can Do for You
Amethyst Deceiver Mushrooms
13 Bizarre and Beautiful Mushrooms
Vjosa river valley, Nemërçka mountain in background, Albania
Europe's Last Wild River 'Protected Once and For All' with National Park Designation
South polar skua, Stercorarius maccormicki, resting in the snow
Entire Populations of Antarctic Birds Failed to Breed Last Year Because of Extreme Snowstorms
California Hit By Another Winter Storm, Deepening The Already Historic Snowpack In Mountain Regions
Atmospheric Rivers Now Have an Intensity Ranking Like Hurricanes
A dying cypress swamp seen under stormy skies, Venice, Louisiana, USA
Why Has Coastal Louisiana Lost 1,900 Square Miles of Land Since the 1930s?
Cherry blossoms with a bird sitting on a branch
7 Enlightening Facts About the Spring Equinox
Very early morning shot of Venus rising (to the left of Jupiter) over pond and Slash Pine trees with reflection in Babcock Wildlife Management Area near Punta Gorda, Florida
What to See in the Night Sky for March 2023
Meet the World’s Only Completely Freshwater Seal
a strange glowing yellow-orange flower on the forest floor
Strange, Ethereal 'Fairy Lantern' Presumed Extinct is Rediscovered After 30 Years
Take Time to Look at the Clouds
Bluebells flowering in the forest, Perth, Scotland
Finding Traces of Lost Habitats Around Us
a photo shows a woman wearing a green dress adjusting a small retro tv
Here's a Wild Reason To Watch More TV
Prothonotary Warbler Perched on Branch
Get Outside for the Great Backyard Bird Count
6 of the Strangest Plants on Earth
A large, colorful frog holds on to a branch
Trippy New Stream Frog Named After J.R.R. Tolkien
Lonely pinewood caledonian trees.
Scottish Pinewoods Study Reveals Vulnerability of Ancient Forest
A child's hand reaching towards springtime snowdrops growing in a back yard.
An Ode to the First Signs of Spring in a Garden
Celtic Rainforest in summer, Argyll, Scotland
Tropical Rainforests Are Not the Only Rainforests Under Threat
Night sky, Skagsand, Lofoten Islands, Norway
What to See in the Night Sky for February 2023
Earth's Ozone
Ozone Hole Is Slowly Healing Thanks to the Montreal Protocol
Deforested peatlands in Indonesian Borneo
What Are Carbon Sinks? How Do They Impact Climate Change?
Boston skyscrapers at dusk
The 10 Windiest Cities in the U.S.
Brazilian Araucaria plant shows fractals in nature
9 Amazing Fractals Found in Nature
majestic old oak giving shade to a spring meadow with the sun peeking through
Hardwood Trees: Identifying the Most Common Species
Weather forecast on a phone
Where to Find the Most Accurate Weather Forecast
Yellow poplar tree with tulip-like flowers
Identifying the Yellow Poplar Tree
Why Manchineel Might Be Earth's Most Dangerous Tree
Full Frame Shot of Pine Trees in Forest
13 Most Common North American Pine Species
Solitary linden
American Basswood: Description and Site Conditions
Blooming Pink Japanese Cherry or Sakura Flowers (Prunus Serrulata or Kanzan)
Kwanzan Cherry Tree: Description, Cultivars, and Tree Care