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1.2 Million Goldfish Released Into Lake To Combat Mosquito Problem
More than 1 million goldfish and minnows were added to Tempe Town Lake on Friday after being trucked in from Arkansas. Catfish Express employees used a tube and plastic like sleeve to transfer the 1.2 million fish from the truck into the lake, a process that took about an hour to complete. The small...
100 Miles From Anyone: When A Forest Fire Comes Over The Hill (from Off Grid & Free )
I can't think of too many things that demand immediate attention more than walking out the door and seeing a billowing curtain of gray/black smoke rising skyward in the nearby forest. That will get the heart racing from 0 to 60 in a flash. Since moving to our isolated piece of heaven in 2000, we've ...
12 Frozen Spider Webs That Will Melt You With Their Beauty
The silk is produced in silk glands with the help of the spider's spinnerets. Spinnerets are special organs that allow the spider to decide what type of thread it needs for the web. The silk threads can be thick or thin, dry or sticky, beaded or smooth. The threads a spider uses to construct its web...
31 Long Forgotten Native American Medicinal Cures
When it comes to herbal remedies, many of us are familiar with the benefits of Echinacea or purple cone flower as an antibiotic, willow bark as a pain killer and aloe as a topical anesthetic and treatment for skin conditions. But that’s common knowledge compared to the insights and treatments ...
5 Major Earthquakes In 48 Hours As Seismologist's Warn What May Come
Lots of questions and concerns have come up with regards to all the earthquakes our world has felt this past week. Why is the crust of the Earth shaking so violently all of a sudden?  Over the past 48 hours, there have been five major earthquakes globally, and one prominent seismologist has dec...
9 Traps For 9 Critters
This first trap, really does not need an introduction!  DIY Rat Trap...Need I say more? If you are anything like me, this next trap leaves you feeling all creepy crawly.  Don't think I would be the one to catch one of the these... This next trap for is an animal though to be a nui...
Abnormally high tides turn Florida Keys streets into canal-like swamps
Extreme high tides have turned streets into canal-like swamps in the Florida Keys, with armies of mosquitoes and the stench of stagnating water filling the air, and residents worried rising sea levels will put a damper on property values in the island chain. On Key Largo, a tropical isle famous for ...
Amazing 517,998 Pound Oak Tree Relocation! (Video)
Incredible but true ! 18 meters high , 3.50 meters in diameter and 234,960 Kg here is a rather impressive oak that had to be moved ! In a town in Texas the residents gathered to do something that would have seemed impossible. Move an old oak a century of 500 meters, rather than destroy it for the co...
Amazing Resilient Trees: Life Will Grow Anywhere (Video)
This amazing video is an example of trees ability to grow anywhere and adapt to some of the strangest conditions or circumstances. Trees are magnificent and in the journey to retain life, the results of their resilience are beautiful. Watch the video: // TABİAT ANA her zaman bir yolunu bulu...
Ancient Mayan impact on the environment is still seen today: 2,000-year-old activity continues to shape tropical forests
Evidence from the tropical lowlands of Central America has shown how activity more than 2,000 years ago affects today's conditions Revealed full extent of the 'Mayacene' as a microcosm of the early Anthropocene - a period when humans began affecting the environment By MAILONLINE REPORTER Mayan civi...
Are You A Mosquito Magnet?
If you are a person whom mosquitoes seem to find “attractive”, the video you are about to watch below, is for you.  People, like my husband, who aren’t as delicious as I am to mosquitoes, often ‘poo-poo’ my not wanting to sit outside at nighttime, when it takes 5 m...
Artificial Rain: Surving Forest Fires Off Grid- 100 Miles From Anyone ( Off Grid and Free )
In last month's post, Update from Off Grid and Free: Our Garden is Flourishing, I mentioned, we were taking advantage of the remaining snow to gather firewood with our snowmobile for next winter's heating season. Abnormally warm weather showed up and we had a relatively early ice out this year of Ma...
Autumn cancelled in southern Siberia as Altai basks in 27C heat
'Second Spring' arrives with rhododendron blossoming for rare encore in October. Is it a freak heat wave or an indisputable sign of global warming? The experts will argue about this but a range of balmy temperatures in October in Siberia certainly begs a few questions: 27C in Altai, 24C in Barnaul,...
Bears Go To The Mattresses In a Suburban Area In Rockaway NJ
When you go camping, you expect seeing wildlife in it's most natural way, you never think "wildlife" will be knocking down you door like this. The video shows what seems to be 2 male black bears engaged in a fight. Even as traffic passes by they seem oblivious to it. It seems that the...
Best Wild Life Video Ever...Probably once in a life time. (Video)
This night cam video shows four mountain lions hanging out together in the middle of a snowy night. // Best Video Ever...Probably once in a life time. Posted by Robin McCord Harina on Wednesday, January 13, 2016   via Facebook...
Blazing Through The Swamps, A Day In The Everglades
The day after Thanksgiving, some family and extended family was in Miami to visit and dine.  The closest place to escape was just a ways up the road into the middle of the Everglades.  We decided to go check it out, and next thing you know, everyone followed!  There were 23 of us in a...
Blood moon paints the sky red: Stargazers around the world look to the heavens to witness lunar spectacle for first time in 33 years (Part 1)
During a lunar eclipse, the moon turns a deep rusty red, due to sunlight being scattered by the Earth's atmosphere The rare celestial event coincided with the 'supermoon' being at its nearest point in its orbit around our planet Some religious groups are convinced it is a sign that the End of Days i...
Blood moon paints the sky red: Stargazers around the world look to the heavens to witness lunar spectacle for first time in 33 years (Part 2)
Part 2 During a lunar eclipse, the moon turns a deep rusty red, due to sunlight being scattered by the Earth's atmosphere The rare celestial event coincided with the 'supermoon' being at its nearest point in its orbit around our planet Some religious groups are convinced it is a sign that the End o...
Blood moon paints the sky red: Stargazers around the world look to the heavens to witness lunar spectacle for first time in 33 years (Part 3)
Part 3 During a lunar eclipse, the moon turns a deep rusty red, due to sunlight being scattered by the Earth's atmosphere The rare celestial event coincided with the 'supermoon' being at its nearest point in its orbit around our planet Some religious groups are convinced it is a sign that the End o...
Brazil dam disaster: judge freezes assets of miners BHP and Vale
The number of confirmed deaths from the collapse of a dam in Brazil has risen to 17, according to an update from mining giant BHP Billiton. Two people working on the dam, which held back waste water from iron ore mining, are unaccounted for, BHP said. BHP owns the dam with Brazil's Vale via a joint-...
Car Frozen From Lake Erie Waters in Buffalo (Video)
Winter may have arrived late this season, but photos out of Buffalo, N.Y. area show that it’s now in full force. Incredible images show the remnants of an arctic blast that rocked the city Sunday night and Monday morning. Yesterday, wind gusts of up to 47 mph produced huge waves on Lake Erie n...
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers help two Bucks stuck and tangled with wire
BIG thanks to CDOT, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers, Y-W Electric and Yuma County Sheriff's deputies! These guys came across two whitetail bucks stuck together and tangled with wire. With a bit of help, both bucks lived to fight another day! CDOW, Yuma county sheriff , CDOT and YW electric w...
Cycling with Black Soldier Flies
Flies get a bum rap. We swat them. We set out traps. They get no respect. But, it’s time all that changes. Few of us acknowledge that flies, behind bees and few wasps, are amongst the most prolific pollinators in nature. Rarely, do we discuss how flies are avid recyclers, clever scavengers, an...
Devetashka Cave: The Bulgarian Cave With 70,000 Years of Human Habitation
Devetashka cave is an enormous cave in Bulgaria, which has provided shelter for groups of humans since the late Paleolithic era, and continuously for tens of thousands of years since then. Now abandoned by humans, it remains a site of national and international significance and is home to some 30,00...
Eagle attacking deer: Incredible camera trap footage shows rare eagle attack
A seemingly unlikely battle between a golden eagle and a baby deer was photographed by a camera trap set up to capture poachers seeking Russia’s endangered tigers. The three images captured by the camera cover a 2-second period, and show an adult golden eagle clinging to the deer's back. Its c...
Ecuador To Sell A Third Of Its Amazon Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies
Ecuador is planning to auction off three million of the country’s 8.1 million hectares of pristine Amazonian rainforest to Chinese oil companies, Jonathan Kaiman of The Guardian reports. The report comes as oil pollution forced neighbouring Peru to declare an environmental state of emerge...
Final tally in October's bear hunt: 304, including 36 mother bears
After 21 years, Florida commenced on a highly controversial bear hunt in October. The count is in and the numbers were higher than expected. Perhaps most controversial was the killing of 36 lactating mother bears, that may or may not be able to nurse their cubs. A conservation groups efforts in prev...
Fire & Ice: A Walk Inside an Ice Cave Next to the Mutnovsky Volcano in Northern Russia
Nature, man. Believe it or not, this amazing, otherworldly ice cave is actually real. The photos popped up on Reddit last week and are apparently at the base of the Mutnovsky volcano in Russia, according to a translation from photographer Denis Bud'ko's blog. The half-mile long cave was formed by ...
Following in the footsteps of the doomed Into The Wild adventurer: Photographer's stunning images of Alaska's Stampede Trail
Photographer Dwayne Parton set off with his dog Bobby on his 31st birthday in search of the chance to live freely. He was inspired by Chris McCandless whose tragic journey was depicted in best-selling book and film Into the Wild. A keen hiker, Parton travelled the Appalachian Trail in 2014 and took ...
Forest Ranger Finds That Trees Have Social Networks, Too
“When I say, ‘Trees suckle their children,’ everyone knows immediately what I mean.” PETER WOHLLEBEN To be so in touch with the forest that you recognize the patterns and the changes in nature and surroundings must be an amazing gift. Hope you enjoy this post. IN the dee...
Forests Drenched in Light and Fog
Somewhere in the back woods of Poland and the Czech Republic, when a blanket of fog is enveloped by the early-morning solar rays, an artist awaits his subject. Before him. the mosaic of untouched forest landscapes—pierced by shards of light—Boguslaw Strempel, a gifted photographer, captu...
George Monbiot: 'If children lose contact with nature they won't fight for it'
This article touches the topic of children and their roll for a better future, when they are constantly being diverted by electronics, games and other gadgets keeping them indoors. Instead of a life spent enjoying the outdoors exploring, and relishing in the sunshine. Catching butterflies,...
Gopro Falls Into A Den Of Rattlesnakes
Took this video of the rattlesnake den today, Snake strikes GoPro and knocks it into the pit of snakes, I used a hockey stick to fish it out. by Michael J Delaney / via Facebook...
Have You Seen The Largest Flower In The World?
A plant with no leaves, no roots, no stem and the biggest flower in the world sounds like the stuff of comic books or science fiction. 'It is perhaps the largest and most magnificent flower in the world' was how Sir Stamford Raffles described his discovery in 1818 of Rafflesia arnoldii, modest...
He Did It Again! Watch How He Builds a Primitive Sweet Potato Patch
We have been following this guy for a while and continue to be blown away by not only his videos but the accuracy in how he creates these things.  Here, through primitive technology, he builds a sweet potato/yam patch that once established continues to reproduce. Seriously so cool! Watch for yo...
Honey On Tap: Flow Hive One Year Later (video)
About ten years ago, Cedar Anderson realized that there must be a better way to extract honey from the bees, and after multiple stings and many dead squashed bees, a great idea came to him.   After a decade of designing and testing, Cedar and his father, Stuart, developed a system that used a r...
How To Deactivate A Cat
So we've all seen this before, but just to understand why it works....  this is the way Mama kitty carries her young.  The scruff is tough skin, so the sharp teeth will not harm the kitten.   We've all picked up a cat by the scruff when it's into mischief, but I always presumed it was...
Incredible video shows wind heaving forest floor like breathing giant
A video of a forest carpet in Nova Scotia breathing like a snoozing giant is getting a lot of attention online.  Brian Nuttall was out for a walk on a breezy Oct. 30 in Apple River, Cumberland County, when he came across an unusual sight and pulled out his cellphone.  In the...
Inuit Elders Issue Warning To World: 'The Earth has Shifted'
The Inuits are indigenous people that inhabit the arctic regions of Canada, the United States and Greenland and throughout history their very lives have been dependent on being able to correctly forecast weather.... and they are warning NASA and the world that global warming isn't the cause of what ...
Is Kyushu Japan Splitting Apart? Evacuations have been ordered!
Forty-one earthquakes in 7 days show a clear pattern: the southern island of Kyushu, Japan seems to be splitting apart! Watch this video of drone footage:   Data from the US Geological Survey (USGS) show a very clear line of quakes from the city of Kumamoto in the west, toward Yufu ...
Lake In The Northwest Territories In Canada Falls Off Cliff In Sign Of Changing Climate
On July 15, in the depths of Canada’s Northern Territories, a 1.5-hectare lake slide from its ancient position—of more than 13,000 years—to occupy a new one, in the valley below. The reason for the collapse was due to the melting of permafrost, which started a vicious cycle of melt...
Leonardo DiCaprio: ‘Enough Is Enough’ Corporate Greed Must Stop
Some of us might agree some of us might disagree, but using his A list status as a platform to create conscience about the environment and what it is being done to the planet is in my mind a good start. We all live here, we need to care. Leonardo DiCaprio blasted the “corporate greed...
Locals Call It 'The Pool Of Death' or 'The Toilet Bowl': See Why (video)
Image credit:  Youtube - see clip below With the ebb and flow of the waves, rocky formations have created a place for water to flow, rise, and fall in an unfortunate rhythm of danger, and as locals call it, "The Pool of Death."  This footage is believed to have been taken in Hawaii, but we...
Lucky Photographers Capture Wolf Like Images In The Sky
Looking at clouds was a pastime in our family, my grandparents owned a ranch were the sky had no limit and you could just lay down on the grass and enjoy the ever changing white clouds during the day or spot shooting stars at night. We would see dragons, horses, bunnies that transformed into other a...
Magnificent Bison Close Encounter (Video)
Kris was out working yesterday afternoon when the snow began to fall. Bison are curious creatures and had to come check out what he was up to. They aren't intimidated by much as you can tell. Notice how the snow isn't melting off their bodies. Fact is, they are so well insulated that they don't feel...
Massive Solar Eruption To Hit Earth Before New Year's Eve: Bringing Aurora Borealis To Oregon
Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation, appearing as giant flashes of light in Nasa's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) images. Although harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth's atmosphere to physically affect humans on the ground, it can disturb the atmosphere in the layer w...
Moose sightings in the Adirondack Region
How large exactly do you think this moose is?  My Dad used to tell me they can stand 13ft at the shoulders.  I have a feeling this is one of those: Shared by Josh Floyd. While Kayaking in the Adirondack Park with cousin Susan Kiesel and friend Bob Zimmerman, this bunch discovered a r...
Mount St Helens: Massive magma chamber found below the volcano may reveal clues about future explosions
Geophysicists have imaged the magma chambers that blew the lid off Mount St. Helens in its 1980 eruption. Geoscientists have for the first time revealed the magma plumbing beneath Mount St. Helens, the most active volcano in the Pacific Northwest. The emerging picture includes a giant magma chamber,...
Mountain Hero: Saving the Appalachian Mountains (Video)
It’s been more than three years since mountaintop removal fighter and environmental hero Larry Gibson died, and the mountains that he fought so hard to protect are still being destroyed. Right now is President Obama’s last chance to stop mountaintop removal mining and save the Appalachia...
Mountain Views Through The Window: A Perspective
This is where I grew up, and these are the visions I remember... the San Bernardino Mountains Look like this in the winter....the towns of Crestline, VOE, Cedar Pines Park, Twin Peaks, Arrowbear, Valley of the Moon, Snow Valley, Blue Jay, or better Known:  Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear.  All...
Multnomah Falls; One Of The Most Beautiful Waterfalls In World!
Multnomah Falls is located just 30 miles east of Portland, Oregon (exit 31 on I-84). Multnomah Falls is the second-highest year-round waterfall in the United States. Nestled in the heart of the scenic Columbia River Gorge, the Multnomah Falls area features tree-lined hiking trails to the top of the ...
Nearly 1 billion California trees have suffered severe canopy water loss in just a few years
California’s historic drought has led to devastating effects on its residents and environment, including the loss of millions of trees in its formerly lush forests. Low rainfall, wildfires, and beetle outbreaks have caused damage to the health of forests in the state, but until now we did...
Norway's Radioactive Reindeer
Even though this happened three decades ago, the repercussions of a nuclear disaster are still palpable in the area and in the animal population. Thirty years ago, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster took place, releasing massive amounts of radioactive material into the atmosphere, which drif...
Once In A Lifetime Encounter: Buffalo herd crossing the road.
Shane Wolffe encountered a herd of buffalo on his way to Whitehorse. Luckily it was light outside.  If you can, drive the Alaska highway someday. It's an incredibly scenic drive.    // I encountered a herd of buffalo on my way to Whitehorse. I'm glad it was light...
Organic Burial Pods Will Turn Your Loved Ones Into Trees
Death puzzles, touches and disturbs us all, while presenting a realm of unanswered questions. One thing we do know for sure is that not one of us will escape death, and so you might as well know how you want to be buried. No matter what your faith, or if you believe in ...
Paraglider Ready for 1000 Km Powered by the Elements
Adventure athletics is the category of sports combining high risk and high physical exertion activities. Think extreme sports meets endurance racing. Although the exact definition is not distinct, and the origin unknown, it is true that there is a growing interest in the field, probably due to the r...
Professor Says ‘Ants Are Like No Living Thing on Earth’
Ants can thrive and live with almost no rival in the natural world. The ability to survive rain, drought, heat, cold is uncanny and amazing. We all want them out of our kitchen and our home and yet we still admire their strength, their team work and their never en...
Rare Colorful Polar Stratospheric Clouds Spotted Over Norway
Beautiful sights to see in the northern skies of Norway, the colors like Christmas lights decorate the heavens in a beautiful array of colors. As beautiful as they are according to experts it is also a sign of trouble with the stratospheric ozone layer. To find out more please read the following art...
Sand River In Iraq: Amazing Moving Sand ...Like a River ... Nature Is Great
Its not sand, its ice nuggets or hail stones but mixed with the sand and it gives that illusion of sand river These Iraqi men watch in disbelief as an ice flood streams through the desert carrying hailstones the size of golf balls It's known for its hot, dry summers and short, cool winters but not t...
Scientists find that geoengineering to address climate change may do more harm than good
by Greg Beach, 09/15/15 As the tumultuous twenty-first century rolls on, it is becoming clear that simply cutting back on greenhouse gas emissions will not be enough to prevent catastrophic climate change around the world. Even if greenhouse gas emissions ceased completely, the momentum emissions g...
Scientists From Germany Show That Water Has Memory.
Water -- just a liquid or much more? Many researchers are convinced that water is capable of "memory" by storing information and retrieving it. The possible applications are innumerable: limitless retention and storage capacity and the key to discovering the origins of life on our planet. Research i...
Scientists worry that the Chesapeake’s natural shoreline is turning into a wall threatening wild life.
As "progress" comes to Southwest Washington, the natural shoreline that is home to crabs, fish and other organisms is being compromised by the construction of concrete walls meant to contain the water. On the banks of the Potomac River, construction cranes that look like metal dinosaurs tower over S...
Seeds: You Have Never Looked At Them This Way
Seeds, this magical little things that fall on the ground and from which the life of a plant starts. Seeds, amazingly designed to fly, fall, be transported, carried float or be eaten. Seeds, which at it's core hold the secrets of life and bring life to all living animals. We all depend from this lit...
Snowy Owl Spotted Soaring On Montreal Traffic Camera (Video)
Spectacular images of a snowy owl in flight have been captured by Transport Quebec's traffic camera along Montreal's Highway 40. The images were captured on Jan. 3 by a traffic camera at Highway 40 and Sources Boulevard. Transport Minister Robert Poëti tweeted...
Some Guys Poured Concrete Into An Ant Hill. The Result Is Friggin Insane (Video)
This abandoned ant colony revealed how genius these tiny creatures are. Ants live underground -- we usually see a relatively small exit on the surface. But you won't believe the structures they build below. A group of researchers, armed with tons of cement, will show you. via Facebook...
Spectacular rare 'rainbow cloud' is captured on camera!!
A woman was stunned to look up at the sky on holiday to see a spectacular 'rainbow cloud'. Beckie Bone. Dunning, from Belleville, Illinois, captured the rare sight on camera while visiting Ocho Rios in Jamaica. She posted it on The Weather Channel's Facebook page in search of finding out w...
Statewide Heavy Rain Event Wednesday-Saturday
After months of expectation and anticipation we can finally say the rain is on the way. An active period of weather across all of Texas is making for busy times. Since all of Texas is expecting rain at some point this week I’ve broken down this blog into rain chances, severe weather potential,...
Strongest El Niño in 20 years will cause a lot of fish to starve in the Pacific
Even if you’re not a weather buff, you’ve probably caught wind that the strongest El Niño event in twenty years is coming right for us. Its impacts will be both positive and negative, largely depending on your geographic location and how much you enjoy snow. The com...
Study: Two major U.S. aquifers contaminated by natural uranium
Nearly 2 million people throughout the Great Plains and California live above aquifer sites contaminated with natural uranium that is mobilized by human-contributed nitrate, according to a study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Karrie Weber (right), assistant professor of biological, Earth ...
Sun Sets Behind Volcano Explosion (Video)
Volcano's eruption lit up by sunlight. Webcams captured the beautiful moment Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano erupted into the sunlight This dramatic footage shows the Popocatepetl volcano in Puebla, Mexico, spewing ash and smoke into the sunlight. The powerful eruption sent ash as high as...
Take A Dive Inside the Icelandic Fissure Where 2 Continents Meet
For divers everywhere, this surely is a "Bucket List" place to visit. I personally can't dive, since my adenoids where removed as a child, but what an amazing place to visit and explore, I could snorkel though. The water is so blue and crystal clear that taking underwater pictures will be a breeze. ...
The Beautiful Twin Lagoon In Coron, Palawan
The Philippines are an archipelago of more than seven thousand islands off the southeast coast of Asia. Only half of these islands have been named and roughly one thousand are inhabited. Look at how beautiful they are! People first arrived here from the mainland around 25,000 B.C. by crossing a land...
The Beauty of Sand Magnified Up To 300 Times
Comparing something to a grain of sand is usually supposed to mean that it’s small or insignificant, but Dr. Gary Greenberg’s microscopic photography aims to turn this stereotype on its head. His photographs of miniscule grains of sands magnified up to 300 times reveal that each grain of...
The Crooked Forest: A Mysterious Grove of 400 Oddly Bent Pine Trees in Poland
This stand of bent pine trees known as the Crooked Forest is easily one of the strangest places in Central Europe. Located outside of Nowe Czarnowo, West Pomerania, Poland, the nearly 400 trees are widely agreed to have been shaped by human hands sometime in the 1930s, but for what purposes is still...
The Everglades Have Shrunken By Half, But Funding Is In Place To Restore The Ecosystem (video)
Each year on April 7, Everglades Day is celebrated – a day that recognizes legislative support and pays homage to Everglades champion Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Everglades Day unites a passionate group of advocates, environmentalists, business owners and communities both here in Florida and aro...
The Great Escape! From Zurich Central Station To The Great Outdoors--
Grisons tourism brings the most hectic place in Switzerland and the most peaceful place in Switzerland together . This abducted on an electronic live poster site at Zurich's main station , the stressed city into a Graubünden Vrin. This is simply fabulous humanity and use of technology!!... Bri...
The Legend Of The Cedar Tree
An Aniyuhnwiya Story - The Legend Of The Cedar Tree This is what I was told as a boy...In the begining, when the Aniyuhnwiya ( Cherokee) people were new upon the earth, they thought that life would be much better if there was never any night. They decided to ask the Creator to make it day all of the...
The Mountains Were Calling, and We Answered
I lived in a city where crime was increasing, I had become miserable in "retirement," from a fantastic career in advertising and marketing, my life was a stagnant pool of day-in, day-out existence. There was a calling. I have loved the Blue Ridge Mountains since I was a child, coming to the Great Sm...
The Plan to Make California Wet By Bringing Back Beavers
Ending the drought in the West will require rain—not too much rain—and smarter ways to collect and store that water. But something else that can keep things moist? Believe it or not: Beavers. According to a story in Water Deeply, a group of ecologists have a plan to help repopulate the C...
The world of Fungi: How Some Of These Resemble Corpse Fingers, UFOs, Tongues
While foraging for mushrooms, sometimes you stumble upon some that have bizzarre shapes and sizes, some resemble body parts, ufo's and they can look like other living things—including us.  Dead man's fingers, a type of fungus, grip dead or stressed trees, excrete a digestive en...
They Put A Bear Together With A Lion And A Tiger, And What Happened Defies The Laws Of Nature.
Sometimes it’s under the darkest of circumstances that the greatest bonds are formed. That’s what brought these three seemingly different animals together, and down a path that would lead to a lifetime of love and happiness. When the police raided a drug den in Atlanta, they discovered s...
They recorded the largest glacier disruption ever caught on tape. A clip both miraculous and terrifying
This rare footage has gone on record as the largest glacier calving event ever captured on film, by the 2016 Guiness Book of World Records. “It’s a magical, miraculous, horrible, scary thing.” In this epic glacial calving event from the award-winning documentary film “Chasin...
This Is The First Chlorine Free PUBLIC Swimming Pool In The U.S.
For a long time, there were only two ways to access a "naturally filtered" pool: live in Europe or open up your wallet. A gorgeous natural swimming pool in Austria. Photo by Peter Thomas/Flickr. Natural pools are miraculous, gorgeous creations that use plant life, rocks, and other biological filte...
This Woman Has Spent The Last 14 Years Photographing The World’s Oldest Trees
Below are beautiful images of nature's most magnificent trees. Nature is amazing, and strange, and weird looking, some of the pictures don't even feel like they are real, but I guess we don't know what Gaia had up her sleeve when they were created. San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon ...
Through The Giants We Walked, And It Was Beautiful!
While continuing my homecoming and my family's visit to the Northwest, we couldn't get away without doing some heavy hiking on Mount Rainier, and though the mountain is quite fantastic, there are some less known things to do there on your way.  Even the entry gets us off to a good start... I e...
Trees Are More Awesome Than You Thought: Hydraulic Redistribution
Trees are amazing, the more we learn about them, the more fascinating they become. A lot of our future depends on them.   One of the major obstacles to reforesting the desert through floods is getting foliage established, and one of the reasons foliage does not establish more readily is because...
UP TO 1,000 BUFFALO WILL BE SLAUGHTERED AT YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK THIS WINTER
The Buffalo are the last willd heards that roam the plains of Yellowstone National Park. These amazing animals will be hunted during this winter season. YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Fearing an overabundance of buffalo on Yellowstone National Park, park officials are allowing the killing of up t...
Video of Jim and Jimbo the Orphaned Bear Playing
This is a video of Jimbo playing with Jim at the Orphaned Wildlife Center in Otisville, New York. // Someone asked for video of Jim and Jimbo playing. I found this on my phone! :)  Posted by Orphaned Wildlife Center / via Facebook...
Wait for it, wait for it....Whoa!! (Video)
Amazing footage and a great gift from nature itself, whale watchers get an amazing surprise!!! // Wait For It! Wait for it, wait for it....whoa!! via Facebook...
Wait! Stop! Don't Rake Your Leaves Scientists Say!
Here's an excuse to use the next time someone asks you to rake the leaves: Science. The National Wildlife Federation is encouraging people to leave the leaves. On its website, the NWF says dry, dead leaves are important habitats for all kinds of critters, reports KING. Butterflies, salamanders, chi...
Watch The Bears Fish At Brooks Falls Alaska On Live Web Cam
This is fantastic!  Save this link, and come back any time.  Some times are better than others to catch lots of bears out fishing by the falls.  The location is Brooks Falls at Katami National Park in Alaska.   Katmai National Monument was established in 1918 to protect the ...
Wet summer hits the honey harvest: Amount produced expected to be just a third of last year's crop
Wet, windy and cooler weather came at key times of nectar production  It meant bees collected significantly less to deposit in honeycomb cells Unable to build up colonies which means many could die during winter Harvest in Scotland is 'not just poor, it is disastrous', says bee expert By DAILY...
What the Hail?! This is What One Family Thought of Their House The Morning After The Storm.
Douglas D. Walker posted on his Facebook page on April 27 picture of the aftermath of a Hail storm that struck their hometown located 3 miles from Sharon. Luckily, the only damage was material and no one was hurt. The hail was the size of base balls, and as you can see, the damage was considerable...
What Would You Think If You Saw This In The Woods? Radiation? Haunted Tree?
Andy Goldsworthy, is a British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist producing site-specific sculpture and land art situated in natural and urban settings. He lives and works in Scotland. His work is mesmerizing and beautiful. He uses only natural elements but the way he arranges the...
When languages die, ecosystems often die with them
Just as Cultures that have formed the base of our civilization have disappeared, it seems that along with these cultures and languages lost, ecosystems often die with them too. To me that makes sense in a way, when everybody is trying to homogenize and globalize, the uniqueness of each region of the...
When Rain Falls On The World's Driest Desert, It Is Overtaken By Breathtaking Beauty: 14 Images
During the Spring in Chile the Atacama desert becomes an explosion of color and this year's bloom is particularly vibrant due to heavy storms in that happen in the month of March. The pink scene is expected to last until November attracting more than 20,000 tourists. The images are just breat...
Zoo Turns Things Around, Caging Humans Instead of Animals
This is a different way to view animals. We are the caged ones, at least that's what they did at Lehe Ledu Wildlife Zoo in China's Congqing city, humans and predators have switched places. Visitors are actually paying to be locked in a cage - and, stalked by huge cats and bears. The experience gives...
“Need To Know” Rules When Picking Edible & Medicinal Plants
Next to mastering fire, a knowledge of plants is considered one of the most difficult, complex and one of the truer signs of being a genuine expert in survival.  There are other skills like hunting, fishing and trapping that are good marks of a woodsman and skills like navigation, orienteering...