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Discover: our online magazine about the natural world
Bringing you the latest stories and answering your big questions about nature.
Check out our news, features, videos and activities on everything from dinosaurs to the planetary emergency.
John James Audubon: creator of The Birds of America book
John James Audubon was a self-taught ornithologist and artist.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: nature through a different lens
Explore the work of wildlife photographer Celina Chien who documents our imbalanced and unhealthy relationship with the natural world.
The universe could contain 40 trillion black holes
Black holes could make up as much as 1% of all known matter, and may be the building blocks of the largest and most powerful objects in the entire universe.20 January 2022
Giant pandas' supercharged gut takes advantage of changing seasons
Pandas develop a supercharged gut for part of the year, allowing them to gain weight when they chow down on the most nutritious parts of bamboo.19 January 2022