Photo of the Day

Three lemurs, cropped for tease
February 20, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
The software, usually used to identify humans, is identifying individual lemurs for conservation research.
A family of bottlenose dolphins
February 18, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
The health effects of the disaster will continue to be felt by dolphins for generations.
Conservation photographer Michael Forsberg's image is immortalized on USPS stamp
February 17, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Nebraska photographer Michael Forsberg's work earns recognition for the Platte River and its importance to sandhill cranes.
Honeybees are busy workers, but they don't like bumping into one another
February 16, 2017, 12:53 p.m.
What was once believed to be a request for food may just be a startled sound.
Glaucus atlanticus
February 16, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
These sapphire sea slugs are as strange as they are beautiful.
Mangroves in Everglades National Park in Florida
February 14, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
This huge wetland ecosystem is running out of freshwater, and conservation efforts may not be moving fast enough.
Porcupine Mountains state park
February 13, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Exploratory drilling has started in Michigan's largest state park. Will it threaten the park's status as a recreation destination?
long-eared owl, Asio otus
February 10, 2017, 12 p.m.
An 'irruption' of long-eared owls in Chicago has many people wondering about these secretive birds.
A landscape over a forest
February 9, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
We have a long history of leaders who stand up to protect the environmental integrity and resources of our country and beyond.