National Geographic grantee Jonathan Waterman, biologist George Schaller and a team of researchers traverse the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the US state of Alaska to determine how the region is faring in the face of global warming.
National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) You're closer to a natural-born killer than you think. Common house cats are actually fierce feline hunters responsible for killing over a billion small mammals and birds each year. Could this cuddly ... watch video
National Geographic (Jan. 24, 2012) They are the only mammal capable of flight, but are rarely seen by humans. Naturally nocturnal, bats live their lives primarily in darkness. Wild Chronicles sheds some light on the wild world of ... watch video
Newsy (Jan. 26, 2015) President Obama's proposal aims to protect more land in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but so far, all that's materialized is a war of words.
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National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) Habitat loss and slow natural reproduction have landed pandas on the endangered list. At China’s Wolong Nature Reserve, scientists oversee an innovative captive breeding program that uses ... watch video
National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) Hang on with Wild Chronicles as two dedicated ice climbers attempt to scale Bridal Veil Falls in Telluride, Colorado. A frozen waterfall standing over 40 stories high, Bridal Veil was once thought ... watch video
National Geographic (Mar. 15, 2012) Florida's warm weather and lush landscape offer an attractive habitat to a number of invasive species that are wreaking havoc on local ecosystems. Wild Chronicles investigates how these non-native ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Sep. 2, 2013) Hippopotamuses still live in central and southern Africa, but they are under threat there. Farming is destroying the habitat of these huge, semi-aquatic animals. Now wildlife conservation projects ... watch video
Reuters (Aug. 24, 2012) Scientists say Arctic sea ice is likely to shrink to its smallest recorded size sometime next week. The ongoing thaw has opened new sea lanes to shipping, with a Chinese icebreaker recently becoming ... watch video
July 1, 2015 A newly discovered equation is expected to greatly improve the reliability and functionality for hundreds of important water models used by everyone from irrigators and city planners to climate ... read more
Apr. 3, 2015 Of the 201 bird and mammal species that call northwest Alaska's arctic and subarctic region their home, 195 of them -- or, roughly, 97 percent -- could experience some form of habitat loss or ... read more
Oct. 8, 2014 Despite a plenitude of general advice for land managers facing climate change, few studies have examined what might be practical for conservation reserves. The US Fish and Wildlife Service's ... read more
Mar. 10, 2011 A new study reveals the critical importance of western Arctic Alaska's Teshekpuk Lake region to tens of thousands of birds that breed in the area during the brief, but productive arctic summers, ... read more