Rare Footage Shows Family of Hungry Leopards Teaching Themselves How to Fish

BBC Earth has published amazing footage of a family of leopards in Botswana learning how to fish in order to survive. In the two videos above, narrated by David Attenborough, a leopard mom and her two cubs are observed as they take a chance on what looks like a potential meal. In the second video, […]

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To eat or not to eat: 10 of the world’s most controversial foods

From beef to cod to avocados to soya, many of our best-loved foods create big ethical and environmental questions. What do the experts say? Deforestation. Child labour. Pollution. Water famines. The more we learn about the side-effects of food production, the more the act of feeding ourselves becomes fraught with anxiety. How can we be […]

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Black gold: can homegrown caviar catch on?

Can caviar from North Carolina stand up to the cheaper Chinese product? A local farm tries to get Americans to bite The chamber inside LaPaz Farm is so clean it almost feels like an operating room. Before we walked into the room, Sabine Mader, the manager of the farm, asks us to put on white […]

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The Planet’s Fisheries Are In Even Worse Shape Than We Believed

The world’s oceans have been overfished far more than reported, according to a new study. The report, published in the journal Nature Communications, reanalyzed worldwide catch data and compared it to information that the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations uses. Researchers found that from 1950 to 2010, up to 30 percent more […]

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This Dog Is Patiently Waiting By The Water, But Wait Until You Find Why

We all know this saying: “Give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a night. Teach a man to fish, and he’ll eat forever.” But as it is about to change, the scope of that proverb is a bit narrow. That’s because this golden retriever named Rani loves to fish, too! You can see […]

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What This Fisherman In Newfoundland Pulled Out Of The Sea Is Freaking People Out

The Vikings once believed that the island of Newfoundland was surrounded by a sea full of ogres. As funny as that voices, they may have been right A man from Nova Scotia named Scott Tanner was fishing in Newfoundland when he pulled up a strange beast that looks like something you’d insure on an old-fashioned […]

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He Threw A Fishing Line Out, But How He Reeled In The Fish Is Incredible

If there’s one athletic that needs spicing up — in my opinion — it’s fishing. You sit in a small boat for hours and you have to be quiet, all in hopes of catching something tiny. Often, you can’t even maintain what you reel in! And while some people have managed to take a slow […]

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