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Goliath grouper, Key Largo, Florida

Photo of the Day: Under the Sea

7/19/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest.     Read more >

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Photo of the Day: O Beautiful for Spacious Skies

7/12/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Pine Glades Lake, Everglades National Park Photo by Flickr member East Wind See more of East Wind’s photos on Flickr>> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! […] Read more >

Great blue heron with fish, Anclote Pier, Florida

Photo of the Day: Great Blue Heron

5/7/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Great Blue Heron Nest Cam Watch a live web cam of a great blue heron nest! The fifth chick recently hatched, and the parents are going to be busy keeping up with all of those mouths to feed.   This […] Read more >

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Climate-Fueled Sea Level Rise Already Impacting America, Scientists Tell Congress

4/19/2012 // By Miles Grant

From threatened power plants to overflowing sewers, scientists testifying before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today say sea level rise fueled by global warming is already costing Americans money and threatening our health. The hearing, Impacts of Rising […] Read more >

Sandhill cranes in Paynes Prairie Preserve, Florida

Photo of the Day: Sandhill Cranes Taking Off

4/13/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Share Your Photos! Join us on Flickr to share your nature photos and see others’ pictures from around the world. Check out our photo groups: Wildlife Watch National Wildlife Magazine Photo Group Wildlife Gardens   This Photo of the Day […] Read more >

Sandhill crane chicks forage with their parent in a Florida pond

Photo of the Day: Sandhill Crane Chicks

4/8/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Read more >

Black-bellied whistling ducks in a marsh near Delray Beach, FL

Photo of the Day: Black-bellied Whistling Ducks

4/4/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

What Did You See Today? Report your wildlife and plant observations with Wildlife Watch and check out species that others are seeing around the country! This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo […] Read more >

Striped dolphins swim through BP oil, April 2012 (NOAA's National Ocean Service)

Gulf Dolphins Still Struggling to Recover from BP Oil Spill

3/26/2012 // By Miles Grant

With the Gulf oil disaster approaching the two-year mark, a new assessment from NOAA scientists says bottlenose dolphins are still feeling the BP oil spill’s ill effects - and some may not survive: Based on comprehensive physicals of 32 live dolphins […] Read more >

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March Madness Mascots Impacted by Climate Change

3/20/2012 // By Jenny Kordick

We’re on to the Sweet Sixteen. For me, this means my bracket is mostly busted (please don’t lose UNC!) and I start looking at March Madness from another angle. Preferably in a way that overlaps with my job–watching basketball counts […] Read more >

Miami Blue Butterfly, Photo credit: Jeffrey Glassberg, Ph.D

Vanishing Beauty: Endangered Miami Blue Butterfly Losing to Invasive Green Iguana

2/16/2012 // By Mekell Mikell

The Sunshine State is a little less bright and colorful now that the tiny and endangered Miami blue butterflyis facing a new challenge to its survival.  Large Central American iguanas are feasting on the nickerbean leaves this vanishing beauty uses […] Read more >