human impact

Black bear foraging in a trash can. Photo: Florida Fish and Wildlife, 2008, CC BY-ND

GPS Tracking Shows That Black Bears Avoid Humans During the Day

Caitlin Dempsey

A recent study found that American black bears tend to become more nocturnal during spring in summer to avoid interacting with humans as they search for food.

Geo Quiz: Name the Human Activity Visible from Space

Caitlin Dempsey

This geography quiz features ten satellite images each showing an anthropogenic activity. Can you figure out what the human activity shown on each image is?