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Escaped mustang captured after swimming across bay in Wisconsin

Authorities in Wisconsin said they captured a loose horse that ran wild on several roads and even swam across a bay. The Door County Sheriff’s Office said the owner of the horse said the animal was a wild mustang and warned members of the public should not attempt to capture it. The mustang was spotted […]

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Chimpanzees Share Experiences With Each Other ‘Just Because’–A Trait Once Thought to Be Only Human

When you’re out with your friends, how often do you want to share an experience by saying something like, ‘Wow, look at that’? Now we know that chimpanzees do this too—a behavior once thought unique to humans. Scientists recently observed a young chimp nagging its mom for attention for the sole purpose of showing her […]

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Pacific Salmon Will Regain Access to Hundreds of Miles of Spawning Grounds as Historic Dam Removal Gets Green Light

It’s been twenty years of advocacy and legal challenges, but the decision was made to carry out the largest dam removal in history to return the Klamath River in California to its natural state. Led by the Yurok, Klamath, and Karuk tribal nations, the demolition of four hydroelectric dams will allow wild salmon from the […]

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Danish Artist Hides Enormous Trolls in Forests Around the World Using Recycled Wood

Far out in Western Australia, the tranquil wetland forests are about to shake with the footsteps of giants. That’s because a Danish artist has built a community of giant trolls out of recycled natural material for an exhibit that weaves Aboriginal tradition, modern eco-consciousness, pure childhood creative expression and joy together. Thomas Dambo is the […]

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Best Friends Win Million Dollar Lottery and Spread the Wealth in Hometown to Help Others

Besties JoAnn MacQueen and Marlisa Mercer won a million dollars playing the lottery, and immediately decided to keep the good vibes rolling by giving heaps and heaps of it away to the community. Identifying several causes and charities in their hometown of Orillia, in the Canadian province of Ontario to give fat checks to, local […]

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A Baby Boom For Cutest Animal Not Seen in Australia for Decades: ‘Feels Like a Modern Jurassic Park’

Though it’s still found in the wild on the island of Tasmania, an adorable animal that became extinct on the mainland of Australia in the 60s is now springing back to life in the outback—with 63 babies born in the wild this mating season alone. It’s the ultimate sign of success, resilience and hope—that eastern […]

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Scientists Have Used Mushrooms to Make Biodegradable Computer Chip Parts

The skin off the legs of a mushroom could potentially offer a sustainable alternative to insulative substrates in computing chips. As production of electronic devices continues to increase, scientists are looking to insert a bit of nature and biodegradability into common components like the microchip, and believe it or not, peeling the skin off the […]