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Extinctions and the Death of the Human Imagination

Nessa Carey | Posted 04.28.2015 | Green
Nessa Carey

A catastrophe is coming. We can avert it but only by applying pressure on governments and vested interests, by fighting those who put money ahead of beauty, profit before enlightenment. We are about to lose one of the most wonderful animals on earth.

Are Stone Crabs Lucky, Really?

Hal Herzog | Posted 03.11.2013 | Home
Hal Herzog

Our boat's captain explained to us that there were two varieties of crabs harvested in the waters of Florida's Gulf coast -- he called them the "lucky crabs" and the "unlucky crabs."

Weird Wriggler Dubbed World's Leggiest Creature

Posted 11.15.2012 | Science

By: Trevor Stokes, LiveScience Contributor Published: 11/14/2012 09:44 AM EST on LiveScience The world's leggiest creature on record is even more ...

PHOTOS: Record-Breaking 'Bug Trap' Unearthed In Europe

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 02.14.2013 | Science

WASHINGTON -- Scientists have found three well preserved ancient insects frozen in amber – and time – in what is Earth's oldest bug trap. ...

The Littlest Wildlife

Ken White | Posted 07.31.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

Butterflies are beautiful, but so too are these millipedes. Next time you see some little thing crawling, hopping, flying, or scurrying by on what seems like a surplus of legs, say "Gadzooks, it's an invert" instead of "Ewww, it's a bug."