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Springtime and Possibility in Madagascar

Springtime in Madagascar is only just beginning as fall blankets the Northern Hemisphere. It’s a busy, trying, unique and rewarding time to study pathogens in bats!

A Brighter Future for the Hornbills of India

Among the Nyishi people, the ceremonial bopia hat is indispensable, but requires beaks from endangered Asian hornbills. Now, an innovative replacement has emerged.

The 100-Year Storm

Watch a time lapse showing northern lights, an electric storm, bison and a sunrise, all in 72 hours on the American Prairie Reserve.

London Could Become a National Park … Sign Up to Be a Founder!

Sign-up now to show your support in making London a national park in Britain—and be entered into the list of its founders!

Missing Isotopes: What’s Happening in the World’s Highest Glaciers?

On the roof of the world in Tibet, Natalie Kehrwald and her colleagues have made a surprising discovery about climate and glaciers.

Video Time Lapse of 1,200 Miles in the Tracks of a Wolf

Before watching this video, take a moment to think about Wolf OR-7′s 2011 dispersal across Oregon and Northern California. In your mind, what do you see? Do you think of a map, maybe with lines or data on it?

Exciting Discoveries Continue on Mindanao

Ronald Clouse is back from the Philippines with harvestmen specimens—otherwise known as daddy-long-legs. Even after returning home, however, new discoveries and conservation initiatives continue in the Philippines among new, native enthusiasts.

ASC Featured in Teton Gravity Research Film

Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation was featured in “Higher”, a Teton Gravity Research short film.

The World Is Still Enormous

The world is still enormous, but imperiled. Like traditional navigators, we must see beyond our immediate surroundings to forge a better future.

Beijing and the Bicycle

The great bicycle rush every day in Beijing is iconic and recognized all over the world, yet bicycle culture is slowly being run over by rising car ownership, literally and metaphorically.

Voyaging Reflection: Sources of Strength

Daniel Lin—Hōkūle’a crewmember, explorer, and photographer—reflects on one of the most important lessons he has learned while sailing on the Worldwide Voyage.

Two Traditional Languages Evade Extinction With the Internet

The Enduring Voices Project helps save two traditional languages from being erased with the power of the internet.

Wolf OR-7’s Journey in Photos From the Forest Floor

During the days we spent walking Wolf OR-7’s dispersal route, I found myself endlessly fascinated watching the landscape transform. As I walked, I photographed items from Oregon and California’s forest floor—it’s like seeing 1,200 miles through a straw.

Crashing Into Ice: The Impact of Climate Change, on My Head

Ruby, Françoise, and I are barefoot and wearing t-shirts as we conduct sea bird surveys from the prow of the M/V Cape Race. Between shifts we close our eyes, the sun warms our faces and it feels downright tropical. Opening our eyes again, we are reminded of where we are. Looming in the distance are massive, glassy ice bergs, which we will soon be swimming by.

When I Grow Up: A Day With Our Next-Generation Monks

Lost in the adventures of the mountainous terrain in Laos, we are guided by an unexpected group of new friends with a unique, traditional upbringing.