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tags: How Poachers became Caretakers, Namibia, conservation biology, endangered species, wildlife, poachers, John Kasaona, TEDTalks, TED Talks, streaming video In his home of Namibia, John Kasaona is working on an innovative way to protect endangered animal species: giving nearby villagers (including former poachers) responsibility for caring for the animals. And it’s working.

Sanderlings Schiermonnikoog

tags: Sanderlings Schiermonnikoog, birds, birding, wildlife, humans, conservation, education, streaming video This is a sweet little video about the Sanderlings that nested on the Niederlande beach of Schiermonnikoog. However, in just a few short years, they are rarely seen there. Why? This video provides some hypotheses.

Faster Than a Bear

tags: bear sighting, wildlife, news reporting, slow news day, WJW Fox 8 Cleveland, television, humor, funny, fucking hilarious, streaming video OMG, THERE’S A BEAR IN MY BACKYARD!!!11!!eleventy!!! This video is an amusing look at what happens when a news reporter and his camera crew clearly have too much time (and technology) on their hands …

The World’s Smallest Seahorse

tags: Satomi’s pygmy seahorse, Indonesian wildlife, Stephen Wong, Takako Uno, image of the day Satomi’s pygmy seahorse, endemic to Indonesia, is one of the world’s tiniest seahorses. Two adults would fit head-to-head across the face of a penny and their offspring are each about the size of a 12-point apostrophe. Image: Stephen Wong and Takako…

A Fishy Lunch

tags: kingfisher, Alcedo atthis, image of the day Kingfisher, Alcedo atthis, with a freshly caught flatfish. This species is found in central and southern England, and they are currently increasing in their range in Scotland. Image: Paul Richards [larger view].

Fresh Seafood Platter

tags: kingfisher, Alcedo atthis, image of the day Kingfisher, Alcedo atthis, with a freshly caught flatfish. This species is found in central and southern England, and they are currently increasing in their range in Scotland. Image: Paul Richards [larger view].

Watching and Waiting

tags: kingfisher, Alcedo atthis, image of the day Kingfisher, Alcedo atthis, on her favorite fishing perch. This bird is found in central and southern England, and they are currently increasing in their range in Scotland. Image: Paul Richards [larger view].

Snowy Burrowing Owls

tags: Burrowing Owls, Speotyto cunicularia, wildlife, nature, image of the day Burrowing Owls, Speotyto cunicularia, Fighting in the Snow. Image: Rance Rogers [larger view].

Pacific Green Sea Turtles

tags: green sea turtles, Hawaii, landscape, nature, image of the day Egg-laying Green Sea Turtles Pacific green (black) sea turtle Chelonia mydas, Maui, Hawai’i. Image: John del Rio [larger view].

Evolving Tides

tags: North Norfolk Coast, UK coastline, salt marshes, shingle dunes, shorebirds, seabirds, streaming video This wildlife film shows the wildlife that can be found along the North Norfolk Coast of the UK during the winter. From Seals to migrating waders, salt marshes to shingle dunes, we are able to see many species and beautiful sights…