Peace and quiet

If you stare at this photo for a moment, you can almost experience the calm stillness of this solitary duck swimming across Blessington Lakes in Ireland.

Nothing can stop nature

Inspiring to see two years of Lodgepole Pine growth after devastating forest fires in Northern Colorado. Lodgepole pines actually need heat to release the seeds in their cones.

Quite ribbiting

A Red-eye tree frog has three eyelids on each eye! Despite their bright coloration, they are not venomous and are primarily found in Mexico through Central America to Columbia.

Life finds a way

A lonely tree that stands at around 10-15 feet tall grows on the side of Stone Mountain State Park in North Carolina.

Snake party

Before you panic at the sight of this photo, these are harmless garter snakes coming out of hibernation in Manitoba, Canada. What a party!

Tree of life

An aerial photo of Lake Cakora in New South Wales, Australia by photographer Derry Moroney that strongly resembles a tree. The water is soaked by tea tree oils, which gives it the vibrant brown color.

Sakura tree

This sprawling Edo higan zakura cherry blossom tree is 330 years old and has been designated a Natural Monument by the city of Nirasaki, Japan.

Earth mold

Don’t try and eat this forbidden blueberry because it’s actually a slime mold, which is the name given to several kinds of unrelated eukaryotic organisms that can live freely as single cells, but can also aggregate together to form multicellular reproductive structures.

Red River of Río Tinto

The Río Tinto river in the Sierra Morena mountains of southwestern Spain is known for its red and orange color due to an extremely acidic chemical composition which contains high levels of iron and heavy metals. This area has been the source of approximately 5,000 years of ore mining, including copper, silver, gold, and other […]

Should Science Mess With Nature?

From reintroduction biology to assisted evolution, The Biofriendly Podcast gets philosophical this week as we discuss the ways science can choose to step in and save a species. Noel and Jacob share some changes being made to make animals more climate change resistant, Super Bowl highlights, and should humans have built-in furry jackets for survival?