disneynature ‘bears’ thumbs-up preview

‘Bears’ (Disneynature, Fothergill/Scholey) rates a thumbs-up preview for reasons beyond being too busy to get to the theatre since it’s Earth Day release, April 18th. Nature enthusiasts have plenty of reasons to take in this 86 minute film starting with the

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disneynature ‘bears’ thumbs-up preview

‘Bears’ (Disneynature, Fothergill/Scholey) rates a thumbs-up preview for reasons beyond being too busy to get to the theatre since it’s Earth Day release, April 18th. Nature enthusiasts have plenty of reasons to take in this 86 minute film starting with the

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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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the real jungle book bear, jackson hole wildlife film festival finalist

The Real Jungle Book Bear (Oliver Goetzl, BBC Natural World) stars a sloth bear who leads filmmakers into his wild world for the first time. The Jungle Book (Disney, 1967) animated character, Baloo is based a sloth bear in Rudyard Kipling’s books (1894,

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the real jungle book bear, jackson hole wildlife film festival finalist

The Real Jungle Book Bear (Oliver Goetzl, BBC Natural World) stars a sloth bear who leads filmmakers into his wild world for the first time. The Jungle Book (Disney, 1967) animated character, Baloo is based a sloth bear in Rudyard Kipling’s books (1894,

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