Spring is here for much of the country. With declining honeybee populations, learn which plants you can get a head start on in your garden for providing nectar-bearing sustenance for Earth's pollinators throughout the growing season.
The goal is 12,000 species. The ’Photo Ark’ navigator and animal photographer is Joel Sartore. The mission is to document every captive animal species in the world using studio lighting and black-and-white backgrounds. So far, he’s traveled to 40 countries and has accomplished more than half of his target.
Insects evolve in ways that protect them against predators and other forms of immediate danger. From the stink bomb of an assassin bug, the stingers of bumble bees to poisonous spiders, many species on this planet have developed in ways to help their species survive and thrive in the wild.
There are few people out there who don't like butterflies and hummingbirds. They fascinate us with their beauty and flight. While bees get all the press for pollinating, these two also help pollinate the plant world for us.