Deep in the forest of West Sumatra, a strange parasitic flower bloomed just as the year came to an end. Measuring in at nearly 44 inches in diameter, this giant Rafflesia tuan-mudae is the largest bloom ever recorded. Also known as a corpse flower, it is one of 28 species in the Rafflesia genus. Its nickname comes from the incredible stench the plant gives off as it blooms.
As the world’s deepest and clearest lake, Siberia’s Lake Baikal is picturesque all on its own.
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As Christmas nears, picking the perfect presents may have you feeling stumped. If you have a plant lover in your life, however, you can nip your holiday shopping in the bud with these garden gift ideas. Featuring creative, plant-themed products, this selection of gifts is sure to please any nature enthusiast.
For photographer Alison Pollack, strolling through the forest is more than a relaxing pastime.
In Norway, a team of divers unexpectedly came across an enormous gelatinous egg sac full of baby squid, proving that...
The beauty of birds is as magical as it is diverse. Wildlife artist John James Audubon, namesake of the National Audubon Society, dedicated his talents to painting and describing all of the bird species of America, eventually culminating in his seminal Birds of America: a collection of 435 life-size prints based off of his own illustrations.
There’s something awe-inspiring about ancient trees that have stood still for hundreds of years.
Meet B, the world’s first insect influencer that’s taking Instagram by storm.
It’s no secret that the ocean is becoming more and more contaminated with plastic waste. And while humans are to blame, it’s the sea creatures that have to cope with the consequences. In a recent video shot by diver Pall Sigurdsson, a tiny coconut octopus (aka veined octopus) swimming in the waters of Lembeh, Indonesia was captured taking shelter inside a disposable plastic cup.
If you had any doubts about the power of nature, just tune into storm chaser Dustin Farrell‘s new video.
Global conservation organization The Nature Conservancy is on a mission to save the land and water we rely on.