Nature Filter
  1. Corvid Research

    Dr. Kaeli Swift studies crows, jays, and other bird species in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S., and shares updates and stories that engage an audience of bird-lovers and experts alike.

    Animals
  2. Hakai Magazine

    Hakai Magazine explores our changing world through stories on oceans, coastlines, and marine life, written by today’s leading — and most engaging — scientists and environmentalists.

    Animals
  3. Monsoon Haiku

    Bengaluru, India-based yogi and writer Bernie Gourley captures the city’s volatile monsoon weather in a series of free-form haiku: “trust old people | with umbrellas more than | the blue in the sky”

    Environment
  4. Earth Laughs in Flowers

    Whether you’re an aspiring gardener or just looking for a new blog to spend a few (soothing) minutes in, you’ll love the garden and flower photography on Jude’s blog.

    Environment
  5. The Old Chokecherry Tree (and Raw Apricot Cheesecake)

    Montana-based blogger Kristin shows how a single post can be more than one thing — in this case, a lovely musing on seasonal change, a collection of gorgeous photography, and a vegan cheesecake recipe.

    Animals
  6. Animals
  7. Eco-Fiction

    Eco-Fiction is a site dedicated to writing with a strong focus on nature and the environment, “blowing your mind with wild words and worlds.”

    Books
  8. Jewel in the Jungle: Strawberry Poison Dart Frogs

    Deep in Panama’s rainforests, wildlife blogger David (aka the Incidental Naturalist), fulfills a childhood dream: to see the strawberry poison-dart frog in its natural habitat.

    Animals
  9. A Beast for the Ages

    Why do we love (and fear, and kill) polar bears with so much intensity? At Longreads, Michael Engelhard, a wilderness guide and anthropologist, looks into the Arctic predator’s grip on our imagination.

    Animals
  10. Entomology Today

    If you’re ready to dive into the buzzing, fascinating world of insects, check out Entomology Today, the news blog of the Entomological Society of America.

    Animals
  11. Nature Boys from theʉ۪Hood

    “Mountain Buddha” at The Buddha Blog profiles Pierre and Jon, two hikers from the city who have fallen in love with the mountains. The current adventure takes them through an isolated stretch of New England’s back country.

    Exploration
  12. Strange Behaviors

    Science writer Richard Conniff has collected tarantulas in the Amazon, tracked leopards in the Namibian desert, and trekked through the Himalayas of Bhutan in pursuit of tigers.  

    Animals
  13. Scenes of Springtime and Sakura from Celia in Tokyo

    Teacher and expat blogger Celia chases the cherry blossoms this spring in Tokyo.

    Exploration
    All images courtesy of Celia in Tokyo
  14. An Adventure with Toby the Wonderdog

    Toby and his human companion explore and climb the Roaches in England.

    Animals
  15. Primitive Technology

    John Plant, the Australia-based blogger and YouTube producer behind Primitive Technology, is documenting his journey into the distant technological past, “making stuff from scratch in the wild.”

    Architecture