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While diving with manta rays in Garden Eel Cove off the coast of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, co-founder and vice president of Manta Pacific Research Foundation Keller Laros encountered a troubled bottlenose dolphin — somehow the poor cetacean got its left pectoral fin snagged by a fishing hook. Thankfully, Laros and his crew were there to give a helping… Read More

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Beth Moon, a photographer based in San Francisco, has been searching for the world’s oldest trees for the past 14 years. She has traveled all around the globe to capture the most magnificent trees that grow in remote locations and look as old as the world itself. “Standing as the earth’s largest and oldest living monuments, I… Read More

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You might have seen killer whales hunt like this, but probably not catfish. French researchers at the University of Toulouse captured this video of catfish hunting pigeons on the shore of the Tarn River in southwest France. The filmmakers were able to get an incredible aerial view of catfish briefly beaching themselves to grab the… Read More

The Catatumbo Lightning has helped sailors, thwarted invasions and wowed onlookers for thousands of years, thanks to a recurring thunderstorm that can spark up to 40,000 lightning strikes in one night There is a place on Earth where an “everlasting storm” appears almost every night, averaging 28 lightning strikes per minute for up to 10 hours at… Read More

Illegal loggers at the frontier of the Peruvian and Brazilian border have mistakenly cut down what experts claim is the world’s oldest tree after allegedly not noticing they were logging deeply in Matsés Indigenous Reserve, an area where logging is illegal, infuriating local conservation organizations and native indigenous communities. The giant Samauma tree that is thought to be over 5,800 years… Read More

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Have you ever thought about chucking it all and moving to a place where the greenback goes farther? Though many of us do, the spots we used to consider cheap—the Bahamas in the 1970s, Paris in the ’60s—aren’t so inexpensive now. Don’t worry. There are still plenty of places where the slightly well-heeled can live… Read More