Blogs Flora & Fauna

Image of the Day: Bringing Beekeeping to New Heights

  • Published: Jul 3rd, 2012

Urban bee keeping is becoming more popular around the world, with hives even atop the Opéra Garnier in Paris.

Time-Lapse Video of Boulder’s Flagstaff Fire

  • Published: Jul 1st, 2012

This extraordinary time-lapse video shows smoke & flames from the Flagstaff fire burning in mountains above Boulder, Colo.

Image of the Day: No Cuddling with Cuttlefish in Future?

  • Published: Jul 1st, 2012

The giant Australian cuttlefish is a near-threatened species, according to the updated IUCN Red List.

Image of the Day: Fires Will Likely Finish Off Forests

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2012

Research from the U.S. Geological Survey indicates that forests may not return to the Southwest once the wildfires subside.

Watching from Afar as Fiery Turn Burns Our Beloved City

  • Published: Jun 28th, 2012

Having lived in Colorado Springs, watching the wildfire threatening to engulf the city feels personal.

Image of the Day: The Axolotl Is On Its Last Legs

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

A symphony for the Mexican axolotl, an endangered salamander that can regrow lost limbs, premiered in London.

Lonesome George, ‘Rarest Creature in the World,’ Dies

  • Published: Jun 25th, 2012

The famed Galápagos giant tortoise, Lonesome George, died on Sunday in the Galápagos at about 100 years old.

Image of the Day: Cormorant Conquers Crowd of Fish

  • Published: Jun 25th, 2012

A pelagic cormorant fishes for its next meal. The photo won the first World Bird Photo Contest.