BY MARTHA C. NUSSBAUM – JANUARY 4, 2023 Nussbaum is the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, appointed … More
The Biggest Penguin That Ever Existed Was a ‘Monster Bird’
Fossils found in New Zealand highlight an era after the dinosaurs when giant flightless birds prowled the seas for prey. … More
Madagascar’s sacred trees face existential threats in a changing world
BY SARAH GIBBENS – PHOTOGRAPHS BY WILLIAM DANIELS – National Geographic “If you visit the southwest corner of Madagascar, you … More
What We Can Learn From This Magnificent Migration
Photograph: Sandhill cranes flying to roost at sunset in West Tennessee in 2017.Credit…Graham Gerdeman Margaret Renkl, a contributing Opinion writer, … More
At the Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle. Meet the three Canada Lynx of our Living Northwest Trail!
Posted by Craig Newberry, CommunicationsPhotos by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo “All our new Canada lynx, who arrived in Seattle last … More
What drives elephant poaching? It’s not greed-
Fewer elephants were poached in areas where communities were healthier and wealthier, a study on thousands of killings in 30 … More
Why Do Bears Rub Against Trees? Scientists Offer New Explanation.
In experiments, researchers found that ticks avoid the tar of beech trees, which bears seem to have an affinity toward. … More
They Outlasted the Dinosaurs. Can They Survive Us?
Sturgeon are disappearing from North American rivers where they thrived for millions of years. And the quest to save them … More
A.I. Turns Its Artistry to Creating New Human Proteins
Inspired by digital art generators like DALL-E, biologists are building artificial intelligences that can fight cancer, flu and Covid. Cade … More
Building the Kuranda railway: History in pictures
This morning at coffee, I spoke about riding this train while visiting Queensland. Should you ever find yourself in Cairns, … More