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20

Apr

A year in the life of ‘Bears’One of the directors behind Disneynature’s latest documentary explains what makes these animals so special — and how he got such spectacular footage.

A year in the life of ‘Bears’
One of the directors behind Disneynature’s latest documentary explains what makes these animals so special — and how he got such spectacular footage.

19

Apr

natgeotravel:

Say hello to amazing photo galleries. See this week’s top Traveler Photo Contest frames »
Photograph by Kevin Dietrich

natgeotravel:

Say hello to amazing photo galleries. See this week’s top Traveler Photo Contest frames »

Photograph by Kevin Dietrich

18

Apr

Namibia: Africa’s conservation success storyMore than 40 percent of Namibia is under conservation management, and it was the first African country to incorporate environmental protection into its constitution.

Namibia: Africa’s conservation success story
More than 40 percent of Namibia is under conservation management, and it was the first African country to incorporate environmental protection into its constitution.

16

Apr

4 years after Gulf oil spill, wildlife still dyingThe 2010 BP oil spill left a lasting legacy that the National Wildlife Federation says is still killing animals in record numbers.

4 years after Gulf oil spill, wildlife still dying
The 2010 BP oil spill left a lasting legacy that the National Wildlife Federation says is still killing animals in record numbers.

03

Apr

How to hold your own personal BioBlitzNational Geographic’s BioBlitz 2014 was a roaring success, but you don’t have to wait until next year or travel out of your way to enjoy the fun of a BioBlitz. Here’s how to have a one-person blitz.

How to hold your own personal BioBlitz
National Geographic’s BioBlitz 2014 was a roaring success, but you don’t have to wait until next year or travel out of your way to enjoy the fun of a BioBlitz. Here’s how to have a one-person blitz.

02

Apr

How Brian Skerry tells epic ocean stories, one photo at a timeOcean wildlife photographer Brian Skerry has a thrilling but demanding job: To capture the story of our ocean’s creatures and ecosystems in all their spectacular grace, and tragic decline.

How Brian Skerry tells epic ocean stories, one photo at a time
Ocean wildlife photographer Brian Skerry has a thrilling but demanding job: To capture the story of our ocean’s creatures and ecosystems in all their spectacular grace, and tragic decline.

01

Apr

How to get birds to eat out of your handWith the proper preparation, you can have little chickadees snacking away in the palm of your hand.

How to get birds to eat out of your hand
With the proper preparation, you can have little chickadees snacking away in the palm of your hand.

30

Mar

How to support your local wildlife this spring

27

Mar

As the winter weather wanes, animals are emerging from hibernation and giving birth to babies. To celebrate, the Humane Society of the United States offers up these photos of truly adorable rescue animals (like this itty bitty bobcat), along with some helpful tips for making wildlife care a priority this spring.How to support your local wildlife this spring

As the winter weather wanes, animals are emerging from hibernation and giving birth to babies. To celebrate, the Humane Society of the United States offers up these photos of truly adorable rescue animals (like this itty bitty bobcat), along with some helpful tips for making wildlife care a priority this spring.
How to support your local wildlife this spring

26

Mar

If you were an orphaned animal, you’d want this woman to be your mom
Meet Margit Cianelli, a wildlife rehabilitator in Australia who provides her charges with the utmost care — including daily cuddles, verbal encouragement and fresh spaghetti.

"I will do everything in my power to help so they will not be disadvantaged for having had to grow up without their natural mother," Cianelli said.

And if you think these photos are cute, just wait until you watch this video.