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Monarch Butterfly Migration

Dear Obama, Trudeau and Peña Nieto: Act Now to Save the Monarch Butterfly

Homero Aridjis | Posted 06.17.2016 | World
Homero Aridjis

We, the undersigned scientists, writers, artists and concerned citizens, call upon North American governments to preserve one of the the most extraordinary and iconic creatures on the planet.

40 Years Ago the World 'Discovered' Mexico's Monarch Habitat -- Today Its Survival Is at Stake

Homero Aridjis | Posted 03.22.2015 | World
Homero Aridjis

The main culprit for this precipitous decline is no longer logging in the reserve (although that still takes place) but the huge increase in land planted with genetically modified, herbicide resistant soybean and corn crops (93 percent of total soybean acreage and 85 percent of corn acreage in 2013) in the U.S. Corn Belt.

Mystery Cloud Turns Out To Have Surprising Explanation

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.25.2014 | Science

Meteorologists in St. Louis were baffled last week when radar images showed a strange butterfly-shaped cloud passing overhead on its way south. Th...

The Magical Migration of the Monarch

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

Everyone loves a monarch butterfly! They are a magical symbol of summertime, transformation, and the health of the environment. But let's face it; they're a bit complicated to understand.

The 'Heavenly' Sound Of 1 Million Butterflies

OWN | Posted 04.04.2014 | OWN

In late August each year, monarch butterflies migrate roughly 2,000 miles from southern Canada to an isolated area in the forests of central Mexico. T...

Encourage Your Kids to Be Eco-Adventurers

Neale Godfrey | Posted 05.19.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

Following a winter that was exceptionally harsh for much of the United States, spring has finally returned. Milder weather, longer days, and the re-emergence of flowers and creatures should remind us of the wonders of nature that are just outside our doors. Help your kids to appreciate and understand the eco-world around us.

Save the Monarchs, Spread the Milkweed

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

I'm one of those people who need to explore my surroundings, so when I found myself in Pacific Grove, California, for a conference, I couldn't leave w...

PHOTOS: Amazing Animal Migrations -- Wildebeest, Buffalo, Caribou And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From BBC Earth's Arj Singh: It's the time of year when the leaves start turning a beautiful golden brown color, the nights start drawing in and the...