All posts tagged: Science

The Art of Science

There’s a little-known niche in the already niche-y world of scientific publishing: scientific illustrations. These are drawings that researchers request from artists to demonstrate something that they want to explain in a publication: for example, if you study the anatomy of a poorly-described insect species, it’s […]

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The Debate on Zoos

Zoos garner a unique mix of opinions, not only among adults but across an individual’s lifetime. Generally, we are introduced to zoos at a very young age, and unless we have a pretty advanced sense of empathy (aside: we all know kids do NOT) we see the […]

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I Caribou-t You, Caribou

Disclaimer: credit for this punny blog title goes to the excellent like-mindedly pun-focused Naomi Louchouarn, who actually works on caribou with Yellowstone to Yukon. The caribou. I think Michael Mitchell put it best when he said: Any Canadian child of the 90s better know what I’m […]

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How Can We Stop Another Harambe?

By now you have probably heard about the crisis at the Cincinnati Zoo this week: a 4-year-old boy fell into the gorilla enclosure, and responding to what became a life-threatening situation, zoo personnel fatally shot a 17-year-old silverback gorilla named Harambe. The story quickly made […]

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