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This Week on Explore (8/9)

How do explore.org live camera operators approach the views at various live camera locations? Why do operators show people in frame sometimes, and seem to zoom away from them at top speed on other cameras?  Head of camera operations Katharine Green explores the nuances of operating nature…

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CamOp Snapshot Winners: March - May 2019

On explore.org there is never a dull moment. Check out the CamOp Snapshot Winners who captured the most incredible moments from the past few months! March 2019 April 2019 May 2019 Congratulations to all the winners!

Paul Leyland – Leafcutter Bee

Paul writes: if you have a bee hotel in your garden and notice that some of the tubes have been sealed with a green leaf then you have a Leafcutter Bee in residence. Another piece of evidence you may find…

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This Week on Explore (8/2)

This week at Service Dog Project we witnessed not one but TWO great dane births! Both Gabby and Sizzle have welcomed healthy litters of future service dogs. Check them out now! In this week’s Bears of Brooks Falls, meet 503:[embedded content]…

This Week on Explore (8/2)

This week at Service Dog Project we witnessed not one but TWO great dane births! Both Gabby and Sizzle have welcomed healthy litters of future service dogs. Check them out now! In this week’s Bears of Brooks Falls, meet 503:[embedded content]…

Discovery of non-blooming orchid on Japanese subtropical islands

(Kobe University) A group of Japanese scientists has discovered a new orchid species on Japan’s subtropical islands of Amami-Oshima and Tokunoshima that bears fruit without once opening its flowers. They named the new species Gastrodia amamiana, and the findings were published in the online edition of Phytotaxa on August 2, 2019.

Bee-Pocalypse? How And Why The Media Gets The Science Wrong Time And Again

There’s a saying among lawyers that goes, “If the facts aren’t on your side, argue the law. If the law isn’t on your side, argue the facts. If neither the facts nor the law is on your side, pound the…

This Week on Explore (7/26)

With heavy hearts, we say good-bye to Dion, the osprey chick taken from us too quickly by an owl, despite measures put in place by Hog Island staff to prevent a nest theft. For additional information and updates on this…