Tag Archives: animals

Latest Science Bulletins: Cuckoos

Have you heard of brood parasitism? Basically, a bird, a cuckoo in this case, lays its own egg in another bird’s nest and leaves it there for the other bird to raise its young, which it does because the cuckoo … Continue reading

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More species=less disease

In Good Health.

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Conservation games: Wildlife Tracker

It seems that one effective way to get kids (and adults!) interested or involved in a subject is to put it in a video game. It can be difficult to put conservation research into game form in a way that … Continue reading

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The Animals of Adonna Khare

Every September since 2009, my home town of Grand Rapids, Michigan holds Art Prize, a wonderful event that consists of hundreds of works of art displayed throughout the city, some are interactive, such as the finalist “Lights in the Night“, … Continue reading

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110 Success Stories for Endangered Species Day 2012

The Endangered Species Act is awesome. It is very arguably our strongest environmental law in the United States. Think about it: the federal government lists species according to how threatened they are and protects them outright! It is kind of … Continue reading

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Lions and coyotes and raccoons- oh yeah!

I currently live in the Santa Cruz Mountains, a fairly rural place, so I often see deer, coyotes, and bobcats. Lately, my dog has decided that coyote chasing is a fun activity. I do not agree. Luckily, she always comes … Continue reading

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