Not a fan of insects? We can’t really blame you—creepy crawlies are repeatedly portrayed as ugly, scary, dangerous or downright boring. But take some time to get to know a few species from the mindbogglingly massive world of invertebrates, and you’ll be amazed at how adorable these minibeasts can be. To aid you on your insect … Continued
To those who doesn’t believe in global warming, consider this a wake up call: climate change is happening, and it’s destroying our world. Of course, it’s far easier to ignore the scientific claims about rising sea levels, fluctuating weather patterns and altering landscapes while we go about our privileged lives the way we always have. … Continued
Think plants are boring? These ones certainly aren’t. From trees that cause grotesque, burning blisters to poisonous plants capable of killing famous philosophers and Abraham Lincoln’s mum, here’s the fear-inducing flora that you’ll want to keep out of your garden.
Penguins are some of the most popular animals around, but did you know that there are 17 recognized species of these lovable birds? They don’t just hang out in Antarctica either: penguins live across the globe, from South America to Australia. Ranging from the unstoppable emperor penguin to the adorable gentoo penguin and the unlikely … Continued
It’s easy to have a moan about the rain and wind when it’s all wintery outside, but the truth is that most of us have it pretty easy when compared to the world’s most extreme climates. From sweltering heat to frostbite-inducing cold onto land-shuddering earthquakes and air twisting tornadoes, here are the Earth’s wildest weather conditions. More … Continued
It’s one thing seeing an animal in a zoo, but an entirely different spectacle seeing the creature in its own wild environment. Indeed, the reason we find nature documentaries so alluring is the opportunity to witness an animal thriving on its own terms; living in a world that it has become perfectly attuned to thanks … Continued
Chameleons aren’t the only animals capable of blending in with their surroundings. Mother Nature has filled her world with multiple masters of disguise, whose stealthy camouflage makes them difficult to spot. Try to spy these crafty creatures, whose heroic hiding skills help them to survive.
With winter’s arrival, thoughts of never-ending sunshine and warm sand beneath your feet probably sound idyllic. In reality, many of the places on Earth that fit this description are far from the tropical paradises you’re imagining. Deserts are some of the most dangerous terrains on the planet; seemingly endless landscapes with extreme weather conditions and … Continued
Trees are often overlooked in favour of more charismatic mega fauna (normally critters with fur and four legs). But just as there are endangered animals in need of conservation, many tree species are under threat too. Here’s 10 of the most iconic trees from around the world, to remind us that these magnificent species need our love and … Continued
We’ve all heard of the world’s largest mammals, from whales to bears, elephants to hippos. But could you name the smallest? Dive in below to discover primates the size of your thumb, shrews a little larger than a paper clip and more.
Mighty natural monuments that reach higher than the clouds and provide homes for our planet’s most fascinating survivors—it’s no wonder that humans have always had a fixation with mountains. A gauntlet of dangers, from subzero climates to volcanic eruptions, exist in these harsh environments. Perilous though they are, people are still willing to put up … Continued
While we do agree that fireworks can be pretty cool, they’re nothing when compared to some of the natural light shows that can be spotted around the world. Everyone should aim to see at least one of these incredible phenomena in real life—if nothing else, they serve as a reminder of how cool our planet … Continued
As the enigmatic Jeff Goldblum once said in the iconic 90s cinema classic Jurassic Park: ‘life finds a way’. No matter how hard the challenge, how far the distance, how tough the conditions, our planet’s fauna keep soldiering on, in a world where half of all wildlife has disappeared over the last 40 years. A … Continued
What’s scarier than a cockroach? A cockroach that’s the size of your hand.
Forget the mighty thundering oceans, lakes are the entities that show off water’s most mesmerizing qualities the best. From crystal clear clarity, to the vivid vibrancy of hundreds of different hues and colours, these self-contained fresh and saltwater expanses are found right across the planet, even in Antartica. Representing such great diversity, from the littlest … Continued
Pretty little stars glimmering up in the night’s sky actually turn out to be ghoulish worms dangling from strands of mucus just above your head. What appears to glowing blue sphere shining out from the blackest reaches of the ocean floor in fact a ghastly fish with razor-sharp teeth. Here are bioluminescent creatures almost alien-like … Continued
Narwhals have to be one of the most fascinating marine mammals in the sea. Often called the “unicorns of the sea”, these whales are characterized by a long tusk that protrudes from the left side of the upper jaw. This tusk is an elongated canine tooth, and contains millions of nerve endings which helps the … Continued
Humans share a long history with wolves. As some of the most iconic and successful predators on the planet, large canids feature prominently in many cultures, and in the case of domestic dogs—many households. Due to their huge territories and social behaviours, it was thought that people were aware of all species of wolf living … Continued
Covering 900,000 square kilometres in southern Africa, this semi-arid desert is home to a large number of plant and animal species, at least larger than your average desert. Here, you’ll find a number of big cats as well as hyenas, wildebeest, antelopes and quite a few predatory birds. In terms of flora, there are beautiful … Continued
The islands of the Bahamas are ringed with lush coral, underground cave systems and plunging barrier reefs. Beyond the white sands and turquoise water, marine life abounds: agile reef sharks, manatees, sea turtles and wild dolphins. Our crews recently visited the Bahamas to film the local wildlife for Bahama Blue. Above are just a few … Continued
Many species in the animal kingdom can bite, sting, or inject us with venom. Some just cause a bit irritation but a few animals lay at the other end of the scale, capable of causing of whole realm of pain. Not all will kill you, but some might cause you to wish they did. Here are 10 examples of … Continued
Dive into Costa Rica’s underwater paradise with these amazing photos, captured whilst filming for Love Nature’s upcoming new show Great Blue Wild, coming soon Located approximately 550km (342 miles) off Costa Rica’s Pacific shore, Cocos Island is one of the country’s foremost national parks. The island is home to a number of magnificent animals, on land, but especially … Continued
An esteemed collection of wildlife experts, photographers and comedians recently assembled in London to answer a pressing question: which animal photo is the funniest? Entrants of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards were challenged to depict a humorous side in animals that need protecting. Faced with a daunting number of images, the judges eventually made a … Continued