It takes the best of the best to document Earth's most incredible creatures in a way that does them justice. And this contest is chock full of the best of the best.
"Negative gravitropism" is both the name of this small art film and a scientific term that refers to the movement or growth of plants against gravity.
Everybody's gotta eat but going after a seal pup feels like low hanging fruit for a ten-foot-long great white shark. We're glad he lost this round.
Remember the Weather Channel's apocalyptic animation showing the storm surge from Hurricane Florence engulfing a reporter? Apparently, that wasn't the first time they've used this technique to grant a new perspective on the weather.
The grove of 47,000 quivering aspen trees in Utah is being diminished by mule deer, foraging cattle and human mismanagement.
Two dynamic, seemingly opposing forces likely played an important role in the evolution of reproduction and child rearing in social animals like bees and humans.
Truthfully, we expected the final product to be a bit more elegant...
The New Zealand Kereru bird frequently gorges itself on fermented berries and has been described by conservation groups as "clumsy, drunk, gluttonous and glamorous."
The fungus, which has no cure, is destroying harvests in Latin America. In the 1800s, it devastated Sri Lanka's powerhouse coffee industry. And scientists say it's only a question of time.
Assateague and Chincoteague's most famous residents know how to stay safe in extreme weather conditions.
It’s dangerous to blame the decline of one species on a single predator. We humans like to do it anyway.
One of the rarest flowers in the world, the Neelakurinji blooms just once every 12 years in India's southwestern state of Kerala, when it covers the hills in a violet hue.
We don't know what it is about human beings jumping off waterfalls, but we would say it's probably a very bad idea to do that during a post-storm flood.
The CCTV footage shows the devastating effects of the 7.5-magnitude earthquake that happened last month on a local cookware shop.
Beekeepers are sounding the alarm about the latest developments in genetically modified pollinators.
With billions of tourism dollars at stake, many refuse to believe or simply ignore that the massive natural wonder is being killed by climate change.
Huge numbers of bugs have been lost in a pristine national forest in Puerto Rico, the study found, and the forest's insect-eating animals have gone missing, too.
Suddenly, we're reconsidering our plans to visit Vietnam.
Apparently, the winds of a storm on the Isle of Skye were so strong that they prevented the water in the waterfall from falling down.
The story of how the sand palace made it through Michael while most of its neighbors collapsed is one about building in hurricane-prone Florida, and how construction regulations failed to imagine the Category 4 monster's catastrophic destruction.
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