In the high Andes of South America, one of the world's great birds is making a comeback.The condor is returning from the brink of extinction, thanks to a program in which condor chicks are raised in American zoos and then released in the wild.
Michele Norris speaks with Dorien Schroeder, a team leader with Ocean's Research, who lived a Jaws-like moment when a great white jumped on deck of her team's research boat after they threw fish into the water to lure sharks closer.
Each summer thousands of salmon can be seen shooting upstream at the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon and into Washington state. Sea lions congregate there. They think of the salmon migration as a buffet.Sea lions are protected species, but salmon are endangered.
This story is first in an ongoing series called Honey, Stop The Car: Monuments That Move You, which checks out memorials across the country that inspire drivers to pull over.Growing up in Union County, a farming region in southern Illinois, I heard stories about this enormous 700-p
Biologists with the National Park Service are in their sixth year of visiting eagle nests on Lake Superior for blood and feather samples that help them monitor the level of toxic pollutants in the lakeFeisty is good from WBEZ on Vimeo.Jim Spickler is wearing an orange hardhat and hanging on