Host, "The Wild"
Chris Morgan has worked as a wildlife researcher, wilderness guide, and environmental educator worldwide for more than 20 years. He has hosted and contributed to award-winning documentaries and television productions, including regular work with PBS Nature, National Geographic Television, BBC and Discovery Channel. He is also the co-founder of Wildlife Media, a non-profit conservation organization that produced BEARTREK and UPROAR
The polar bears of Hudson Bay: cubs, climate, and calories, part 1
How the changing seasons of our planet are shifting the traditions of the place, the polar bears, and the people of the north.
A coyote walks into a Quiznos: What urban wildlife can teach us about ourselves
Here's how these canids survive among city skyscrapers and sidewalks, and what that can teach us about saving the planet.
Invasion of the Burmese pythons, part 2
How science is being used to try to solve what seems like a losing battle.
Invasion of the Burmese pythons, part 1
In the Florida Everglades, the Burmese python is an invasive species that's close to triggering an ecological collapse. But not if these python hunters have anything to do with it.
The worst wedding gift in history: an Irish tale of predator helps prey
Over 100 years ago, a wedding guest gave a dozen gray squirrels to a lucky Irish couple. What ensued? An ecological catastrophe ... and then a pleasant surprise.
Digital Dr. Dolittle: decoding animal conversations with artificial intelligence
We could be talking to animals in the next year using AI. But are we ready?
Eavesdropping on orcas: love, grief, and family
The orca story is one of human misunderstanding and generational trauma. But it's also a story of celebration, family, and a sense of place. Exploring their chatty underwater world might just help us understand how they are communicating… and what they are trying to say.
Welcome (back) to The Wild
Season 5 kicks off with new episodes on March 14th
A short check-in from Chris
The new season kicks off in March
Evolving ecology: Wisdom from 30 years as a fire lookout
Jim Henterly spent more than 70 days alone at the Desolation Peak Fire Lookout station last summer. He was there to keep an eye out for smoke plumes but also so much more.