Globalization makes animals more vulnerable to illegal trafficking, even as regulations restricting poaching have increased. An ecologist reviews Rachel Nuwer’s new book and asks what role empathy should play in addressing animal trafficking.
Author: Kaitlin Stack Whitney
The decline of honeybees is cause for alarm and a symptom of global biodiversity loss. Beekeepers, however, find creative ways to build relationships with honeybees and steward their hives.
Three resources to kick-start your planning for teaching diverse groups of students.
In this interview, dancer and choreographer Cassie Meador discusses her work with Dance Exchange, and especially their innovative Moving Field Guide program.
Far from just a form of entertainment, Dr. Sarah Lappas explains how hip-hop can empower both artists and audiences to think more critically about their environments.
World-renowned herpetologist and naturalist Harry Greene discusses humanity’s “deep history” with snakes, empathy and embodiment in animal research, Pleistocene rewilding, natural history in education, and more.
What can James Franco and a fossilized camera tell us about geology, labor, and objectivity?