A recent expedition to an isolated archipelago in the middle of the Indian Ocean came back with footage of thriving sea life swarming the slopes of a newfound…Read More »
Videos captured by baited cameras revealed a rich underwater community of hammerhead sharks, silvertip sharks, large groupers, rays and a variety of other fish near the Chagos Archipelago, a string of 55 islands designated as a marine protected area by the British government in 2010.
A giant panda at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C. has given birth to a teeny cub, and the happy occasion has panda lovers glued to the…Read More »
Internet in hopes of catching a glimpse of the little bundle of joy.
Yet that is easier said than done. Second-time mom Mei Xiang, a giant panda on loan from China, is diligently caring for the three-day-old cub, and keeping it tucked close which means the tiny bear is rarely visible.
It's been a bad summer for wildfires, and even with autumn's cooler temperatures approaching, the fires still burn.
NASA's Aqua satellite captured images of several large fires burning in the Northwest on Sept. 17. Smoke can be seen billowing from the blazes in the image and red outlines show where the fires burn the hottest.
Wyoming resident Jonmikel Pardo took this spectacular photograph of a double rainbow on Sep. 1. from his backyard in Lander, Wyo.
"It was just after a fast-moving thunderstorm passed through," he told OurAmazingPlanet. "There was a break in the clouds just as the sun was about to set behind the mountains. The break was large enough to allow the full sunlight through and the rainbow was incredibly bright, even more so with the dark storm surrounding us."