If you happen to be a pollinator, you might want to wing your way to sunny Costa Rica. In fact, Curridabat — a suburb of the capital, San Jose — is pulling out all the stops to make bees, bats, hummingbirds, and butterflies feel at home.
Honey bees touch their mouthparts and antennae together to share food and information, but the practice also can transmit viruses.
View of downtown Los Angeles, California amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 21, 2020. According to IQAir, a Swiss air quality technology company, Los Angeles on that day saw some of the cleanest air of any major city in the world.
A California newt (Taricha torosa) from Napa County, California, USA.
The bright chirp of the coquí frog, the national symbol of Puerto Rico, has likely resounded through Caribbean forests for at least 29 million years.
The Christopher Columbus Landing Resort has spent years in legal limbo, as Puerto Rican conservationists and community members protested its planned construction in an important ecological zone.
A home is surrounded by floodwater on Sept. 30, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Uncontacted indigenous group in the Brazilian Amazon
The Pteris melanocaulon thrives in abandoned areas after an open pit copper mining operation.
The Cave Fire in Santa Barbara, California in November 2019.
You can reduce the footprint of a medium-sized live tree by donating it to elephants at a local zoo, like this African elephant pictured above.
The effects of climate change are already being felt. Around the world, communities are threatened by environmental changes including increased pollution, unsafe water sources, dwindling wildlife populations and much more.
In this Sept 25, 2019 handout photo provided by the Fort Worth Zoo, Olaf is held by primary Puerto Rican crested toad zoo keeper Kelsey Barron, at the Fort Worth Zoo, in Fort Worth, Texas. Officials told The Associated Press Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, that Olaf, a critically endangered Puerto Rican toad, is one of more than 300 toads born via in vitro fertilization as U.S. scientists attempt to save it from extinction.
Hacienda La Esperanza, Manatí