wildlife

Carolina Raptor Center

Birds of prey are usually seen from afar. But at the Carolina Raptor center in Huntersville, North Carolina visitors can be up close and engage with the birds in the natural world. Take a look.

Watching out for wildlife

Over the past few decades, Oregon Field Guide has documented conservation effort and wildlife research projects across Oregon with many of those projects spearheaded by the state’s fish and wildlife department. But conservation programs run by the state wildlife agency have been slashed since the heyday of the early 90s. So who’s watching out for […]

SciTech Now Episode 403

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into the Tuvan Throat singing ensemble; a promising scientific advancement in artificial lungs; a look into how science played a role in the life of a newly selected NASA Astronaut; and watching out for wildlife.

SciTech Now Episode 331

In this episode of SciTech Now, one preschool class is reconnecting with the natural world in a nontraditional setting; using data to track illegal wildlife trade; robots walking in the shoes of humans; and author E.O Wilson’s recent book details his plan to help save the planet from extinction.

Poaching of the Puget

Clams and oysters are considered delicacies, but soaring prices have created an incentive for poachers to steal shellfish, sometimes from polluted beaches. Earthfix reports on the story from the state of Washington, where fish and wildlife detectives are trying to take down this international black market.

SciTech Now Episode 42

In this episode of SciTech Now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Forensics Laboratory in Oregon is working to solve crimes in the wild with unique investigative processes; Hari Sreenivasan sits down with American Library Association President Sari Feldman on the state of libraries in the digital age; Steve Brown of Intel discusses the complexities of Moore’s Law; and the Financial Times reporter Tanya Powley brings us inside the engineering hub of the supersonic car that is gearing up to break the land speed record.

Air Potato

How do you get rid of weeds? You put a tiny creature that is part of the beetle family to work. In Florida, a tenacious vine called the “air potato” poses difficult challenges to wildlife managers, but they’re fighting back by letting small critters do what they do best. In this next segment we go inside the ground war on the air potato.