Communicating Science, Exploration, & Conservation


University of Florida

"You're more likely to find this Ph.D. candidate hanging from a tree than hanging out in the library."

NatGeo Online: Isla Coiba 

"How a Deadly Prison Island Became a Natural Paradise

Patagonia Storytelling

Patagonia Speaking Series:

"An Evening With Nat Geo Explorer, Peter Houlihan" 

Speaking Engagements

@NatGeo Facebook LIVE

Click to watch Peter's live broadcasts from the rainforests of Madagascar


Science on the Screen


David Attenborough's Conquest of the Skies 3D 

Conquest of the Skies is a British natural history television series tracking the evolution of flight in animals. Attenborough analyses gliding reptiles, parachuting mammals, acrobatic insects and the world of birds. The series was shot on location in China, Segovia, Rome, Scotland, Ecuador and Borneo. Peter was part of the crew in Borneo and appeared on-screen portraying himself as a biologist.


Nat Geo Wild: Untamed with Filipe DeAndrade

Peter is a Scientific Advisor for Season 2, which is currently being filmed in Costa Rica. Follow wildlife filmmaker Filipe DeAndrade and his two best friends as they travel throughout Costa Rica in search of the most diverse, iconic and unexpected animal species the country has to offer. #WILDUntamed


Photo Exhibition in Panama City

Communicating the biodiversity of Coiba National Park in Panama to transform the public perception from Coiba's past as a prison to its bright future as a National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site (with Christian Ziegler, Tim Laman, and Ken Pelletier)

Click through images from our mall exhibitions.


Photojournalism Stories: Featured Scientists

Top Photo: Jenny Adler (Florida Museum of Natural History)