November 9, 2020

Raven Cache

For ravens, winter is a season which calls for strategy and some occasional bickering.

October 28, 2020

Tracking Koalas

Join in the hunt as researchers track down koalas!

October 27, 2020

Shipwrecks and Goats

The koalas of Australia’s St. Bee’s Island have an unlikely adversary – goats.

October 26, 2020

Cryptic Koalas

Even on an island full of koalas, finding one is much more difficult than it might seem!

October 23, 2020

A Prehistoric Soundscape

You’ll never think of koalas as placid, leaf-chewing marsupials again after hearing the racket they make during breeding season!

October 22, 2020

Seal Pup Calls

For Weddell seals, every sound tells a story.

October 21, 2020

Weddell Seals Mate

The mating game – Antarctic style.

October 20, 2020

Native Bees

With honeybees endangered, it’s native bees to the rescue!

October 16, 2020

Turning Junk Land into Bee Habitats

The land beneath powerlines is a prime spot for native bees to thrive.

October 15, 2020

Bug Havens

Beetles need a place to live, too!

October 14, 2020

Parasite Bees

Forget about the hive; some bees are downright anti-social!

October 12, 2020

Howlers

Their eerie sounds echo through the forests of Central and South America.

October 8, 2020

‘Shroom Quest

When foraging for wild mushrooms, it helps to know your tree species.

October 7, 2020

Trickle Down Storms

A lot more than water flows into our rivers during a storm.

October 6, 2020

Do Storm Clouds Have a Silver Lining?

The un-seeen effects of storms on the ecosystem.

October 5, 2020

Fish and Floods

Can fish just ride out a flood?

October 2, 2020

Asia Bats – It’s All in the Data

What’s more difficult than catching and tagging bats?

October 1, 2020

Asia Bats – All in a Name

Correctly identifying Indonesian bats can be tricky, even for those in the know.

September 30, 2020

An Insect Thermometer

Telling the temperature by sound.

September 29, 2020

Katydids and Crickets – Patterns of Sound

Crickets and katydids sing for their mates, each species calling for love with a different tune.

September 28, 2020

Katydids and Crickets – Virtuosos

There’s more to a cricket chirp than you might realize!

September 25, 2020

Katydids and Crickets – Chorus

An entomologist gives us a tour of singing insects.

September 24, 2020

Katydids and Crickets – Discovery

Scientists learn something new about crickets and katydids by listening.

September 9, 2020

Coastal Research – Rhythms

Following the seasonal rhythms of the shoreline conveys the impression that it is a dynamic entity, constantly responding to the forces of nature.

September 8, 2020

Coastal Research – Meet the CRAB

Picture an amphibious buggy riding atop a 35 foot tripod.

September 7, 2020

Coastal Research – Beach Dynamics

Beaches erode, but over time they can also replenish and grow. Surprisingly, sometimes the engine of growth can be a storm.

September 4, 2020

Shaping the Outer Banks

With the constant interplay of waves, wind and erosion, the coastline is a crucible of ever-changing forces.

September 3, 2020

Dynamic Coastline

Studying the shoreline is like playing three dimensional chess with the forces of natures.

August 28, 2020

Super Organism

Individuals members of an ant colony are like cells in a body – each performing a specialized task.

August 19, 2020

Coming to Water

Big Horn Sheep spend the first several months of their lamb’s life high up on rock canyon ledges before finally coming down for water.

August 18, 2020

Tracking Big Horn Sheep

Field biologist Janene Colby tracks Big Horn Sheep in the sweltering heat of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

August 17, 2020

Living on the Edge

If a desert Big Horn Sheep feels threatened, it’s all uphill from there.

August 14, 2020

Ram Tough

Desert big horn sheep come equipped with a variable internal “thermostat” which allows them to survive in triple-digit temperatures.

August 13, 2020

Superb Desert Dwellers

Big Horn Sheep have adapted to withstand extreme dehydration with ease.

July 24, 2020

Fazenda Dawn

Headphone listening recommended – early morning at a ranch in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

July 23, 2020

Turtles Targeted

Prior to Holy Week in South America, red-footed tortoises best make themselves scarce. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

July 22, 2020

The Turtle’s Dilemma

A turtle’s long life span is turning out to be a disadvantage for its survival.

July 3, 2020

Natural Mix

Music of the Birds and the Bees – headphones on!

June 29, 2020

Talking Animals

Meet Rex the Starling and Hoover the Harbor seal.

June 24, 2020

Ants and Caterpillars

Sound and sweet excretions are ingredients for harmonious behavior between ants and caterpillars.

June 18, 2020

Hindukush Beekeeping – Honey Hunters

In the high cliffs of the Himalayas, colonies of bees produce prized honey – helping to sustain local ecosystems.

June 17, 2020

Hindukush Beekeeping – Indigenous Knowledge

Indigenous people of the Himalayan Hindukush region offer valuable knowledge to scientists studying bees.

June 15, 2020

Pantanal Night

Nighttime in the world’s largest wetland; earphone listening recommended.

June 10, 2020

Grampian Dawn

Headphones on for an amazing dawn chorus in Australia.

May 26, 2020

Grey Water

If water isn’t drinkable, that doesn’t mean it’s not usable.

May 8, 2020

Bad Name, Good Sign

Saddled with a dicey moniker, Hellbenders are indicators of a healthy water ecosystem.

May 7, 2020

Hellbender!

North America’s largest salamander can reach a length of two feet and weigh up to five pounds.

April 22, 2020

Trees of the Future

The trees we plant trees today are a product of drastic, dramatic climate change.

April 21, 2020

Trees That Don’t Grow in Brooklyn

Hold the Mulberrys!

April 17, 2020

Urban Soil – It’s the Pits

The greatest challenge for cityscape tree planters