no rotten tomatoes for disneynature ‘bears’

Bears (Disneynature, Silverback films) opened in theaters across the USA last week and though the Tomatometer hasn’t been pegged, it’s registering an impressive 90% with the official critique reading, “Sweet, beautifully filmed, and admirably short on sugarcoating, Bears continues Disneynature’s winning streak.”

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no rotten tomatoes for disneynature ‘bears’

Bears (Disneynature, Silverback films) opened in theaters across the USA last week and though the Tomatometer hasn’t been pegged, it’s registering an impressive 90% with the official critique reading, “Sweet, beautifully filmed, and admirably short on sugarcoating, Bears continues Disneynature’s winning streak.”

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disneynature ‘bears’ thumbs-up preview

‘Bears’ (Disneynature, Silverback Films) premiers at theaters Earth Day, April 18th and nature enthusiasts have good reasons to go see this 86 minute film.  First is the track record of the co-directors, Alastair Fothergill (Chimpanzee, African Cats, Frozen Planet) and Keith Scholey

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disneynature ‘bears’ thumbs-up preview

‘Bears’ (Disneynature, Silverback Films) premiers at theaters Earth Day, April 18th and nature enthusiasts have good reasons to go see this 86 minute film.  First is the track record of the co-directors, Alastair Fothergill (Chimpanzee, African Cats, Frozen Planet) and Keith Scholey

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vanishing of the bees doc continues to call for action

Vanishing of the Bees (Hive Mentality Films) was released in 2009 yet it continues to stir public awareness of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) threatening a $200 billion U.S. agriculture industry and those reliant on it in our guts. When Director George

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vanishing of the bees doc continues to call for action

Vanishing of the Bees (Hive Mentality Films) was released in 2009 yet it continues to stir public awareness of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) threatening a $200 billion U.S. agriculture industry and those reliant on it in our guts. When Director George

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katmai bear steps across timbers of tongass bear’s house

Katmai bears live on the mostly treeless Alaska Peninsula.  Tongass bears live in old-growth temperate rainforests (metaphorically, the Bear’s House) nearly a week’s sail eastward across the Gulf of Alaska. Mitochondrial DNA shows the two brown bear populations have been isolated

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katmai bear steps across timbers of tongass bear’s house

Katmai bears live on the mostly treeless Alaska Peninsula.  Tongass bears live in old-growth temperate rainforests (metaphorically, the Bear’s House) nearly a week’s sail eastward across the Gulf of Alaska. Mitochondrial DNA shows the two brown bear populations have been isolated

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great bear stakeout commissioner sings beautiful swan song

Christine Weber, Discovery Channel Executive Producer and Commissioner for Great Bear Stakeout (co-produced by BBC and Discovery Channel) recently honored my request for an interview in the nation’s capitol.  She was preparing to fly west to announce 2013 winners at the Jackson Hole

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great bear stakeout commissioner sings beautiful swan song

Christine Weber, Discovery Channel Executive Producer and Commissioner for Great Bear Stakeout (co-produced by BBC and Discovery Channel) recently honored my request for an interview in the nation’s capitol.  She was preparing to fly west to announce 2013 winners at the Jackson Hole

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expression of emotions in humans and animals

After rocking the world with On the Origin of Species (1859), Charles Darwin used his self-proclaimed talent for ‘noticing things which easily escape attention’ to develop The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1872). It took over a century for academics to

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expression of emotions in humans and animals

After rocking the world with On the Origin of Species (1859), Charles Darwin used his self-proclaimed talent for ‘noticing things which easily escape attention’ to develop The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1872). It took over a century for academics to

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buck’s fables (and facts), the wolf’s howl

It cut the morning air like a cub’s needle-sharp teeth, and sent chills through three sisters like a stranger’s touch. Howooooo …… the eerie cry went on and on and wouldn’t stop. Their hearts began to race and chills ran

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buck’s fables (and facts), the wolf’s howl

It cut the morning air like a cub’s needle-sharp teeth, and sent chills through three sisters like a stranger’s touch. Howooooo …… the eerie cry went on and on and wouldn’t stop. Their hearts began to race and chills ran

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buck’s fables (and facts), raven cries wolf

Raven cried into the mist, “c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck” “c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck” No one answered, not even the wolves who know his call well. So Raven cried out louder, “c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck” “c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck” Surly the wolves heard him? Yet

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buck’s fables (and facts), raven cries wolf

Raven cried into the mist, “c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck” “c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck” No one answered, not even the wolves who know his call well. So Raven cried out louder, “c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck” “c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck, c-r-ruck” Surly the wolves heard him? Yet

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billy connolly narrates great bear stakeout like a bear

Great Bear Stakeout (BBC, BBC Worldwide, Discovery Channel) narrated by Billy Connolly is airing again this week in the U.K. and Australia. The Scottish actor, comedian and presenter didn’t need to step onto grizzly ground with us in Alaska to deliver

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billy connolly narrates great bear stakeout like a bear

Great Bear Stakeout (BBC, BBC Worldwide, Discovery Channel) narrated by Billy Connolly is airing again this week in the U.K. and Australia. The Scottish actor, comedian and presenter didn’t need to step onto grizzly ground with us in Alaska to deliver

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cold warriors: wolves and buffalo, jackson hole film festival finalist

Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo (River Road Films, THIRTEEN for PBS NATURE, CBC, BBC, BBC Worldwide) is a Best Animal Behavior Program finalist at the Jackson Hole Film Festival. It’s no surprise to any of us familiar with Jeff Turner’s resume. He’s

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cold warriors: wolves and buffalo, jackson hole film festival finalist

Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo (River Road Films, THIRTEEN for PBS NATURE, CBC, BBC, BBC Worldwide) is a Best Animal Behavior Program finalist at the Jackson Hole Film Festival. It’s no surprise to any of us familiar with Jeff Turner’s resume. He’s

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