Scientists Discover a Meat-Eating Plant That Feeds on Salamanders
Add salamanders to the list of things that pitcher plants will eat.
Every Single Sea Turtle in This Study Had Microplastics in Its Gut
The researchers tested turtles from all seven species, across three oceans.
The Most Unknown
Tiny Organisms in Earth’s Most Unlivable Places May Help Us Find Alien Life
Luke McKay, an astrobiologist and microbial ecologist, is probing the extreme limits of life on Earth to answer bigger questions about the universe.
Björk’s Beautiful 'Utopia' Is Hopeful in the Face of Decay
Björk Guðmundsdóttir has always worked together with nature, but on her new album, for the first time, she creates her own ecology. It's a stunning response to our ugly Anthropocene.
A New Art Museum Stands on a Former Plantation in the Congo
By constructing an art center in one of the most disenfranchised parts of the world, activists want to ensure that the intellectual and financial benefits of art accumulate there, instead of places like New York and Berlin.
How a Miniature Redwood Forest Landed in Downtown Brooklyn
You can now take a “nature bath” in the middle of New York City, thanks to artist Spencer Finch.
Listen to the Sound of Extinct Habitats Preserved by an Ex-Hollywood Composer
After working on 'Rosemary's Baby' and 'Apocalypse Now,' Bernie Krause records orchestras of natural animal sounds.
Extinct Dolphin Bones in Flight Look Like Fossils in Zero Gravity
A dolphin diorama hovers in an open gallery space to bring attention to endangered species.
My Afternoon Eating Dandelions with a Punk 'Wildman' Forager
For the last 35 years, rugged tour guide and author Steve Brill has been bringing people into the woods to show them food they can easily find in the wild to eat or cook.
Virtually Climb a Giant California Redwood in This 360° Video
Tree-climbing specialist Tim Kovar takes viewers on a 360° ascent up a 200-foot redwood named Grandfather.
The Healing Scars of Land Art
How land art learns not only to shape landscapes, but understand them.
the Earth Died Screaming Issue
Are Your Pets Contributing to Global Warming?
Want to reduce your carbon footprint? Replace your cat with a goldfish, or only raise pets that you plan to eat later on.