With nearly 400 species of birds, Romania is a perfect place to pick up a new hobby or add to a growing list. While birdwatching might seem intimidating, you
This piece is adapted from a blog by Lisa Böhm entitled “Our Third Year on Silba Island, Croatia,” based on a 2019 expedition with our partners, Operation Wallacea.
Croatia protects more endemic species than almost any other country in Europe. Its mountainous karst region and the fragmented archipelagos of the Adriatic Sea are home to thousands of
Tucked into Eastern Europe alongside the Black Sea, Romania is one of the most overlooked destinations in the region. Luckily, this situation means that Romania’s stunning alpine lakes, rolling
While often ignored, herpetofauna is one of the most important – and sometimes most abundant – groups of animals in a given ecosystem. Herpetofauna, usually shortened to “herps,” comes
Ever wondered how nature photographers get that close-up shot of a massive tiger sniffing the camera? Hint: they usually aren’t just sitting there holding a camera paralyzed with fear!
Romania’s Carpathian Mountains protect over 35% of Europe’s brown bear population, the largest remaining group outside of Russia. With nearly 6,000 individuals, Romania’s bear population appears healthy, and it
Over 35% of Europe’s remaining brown bear population lives in Romania’s Carpathian Mountains and their foothills in Transylvania. While these animals are shy like their North American cousins, the
Ever wondered how scientists figured out that birds go South for the winter or how much birds weigh? If you’ve ever watched or tried to photograph a bird, you