February 28, 2022

Feast Before Fast

The roots of Mardi Gras run deeper than Christianity.

February 25, 2022

A Most Abundant Life Form

Where can you find a billion pounds of ants? All around us.

February 24, 2022

The Inventors of Chemical Warfare

Ants fight, raid their enemies’ colonies, and even use chemical weapons.

February 22, 2022

E.O. Wilson – Ant Communication

A variety of chemical exchanges enable ants to navigate their world and coordinate their activities.

February 21, 2022

E.O. Wilson – Future of Science

Advanced scientific discoveries in the 21st century are addressing philosophical questions of centuries past.

February 18, 2022

E.O. Wilson – Chemical Signals

Chemical secretions bring a new meaning to the science of insect communication.

February 17, 2022

E.O.Wilson – Consider the Lily Pond

A riddle poses a serious question about the future of life on earth.

February 16, 2022

E.O. Wilson – The Mark of Science

Science is rooted in discovery, deepening our knowledge of the physical world, and enriching the human experience.

February 15, 2022

Aussie Birds

Australia is home to about one tenth of the world’s living bird species. Here’s a sampling of a few of them – headphones on!

February 14, 2022

Mt. Lewis Wind

Headphones on for a sound portrait of a cloud forest.

February 11, 2022

A Drop in the Bucket

It’s sugaring time in the northeast woods of the US.

February 10, 2022

Snoozing Through Birth

For bears in hibernation, giving birth and nursing newborns is a slumberous activity.

February 9, 2022

Like a Waking Sleep

Bears have unique mechanisms for self-preservation during their months of hibernation.

February 8, 2022

Scat, Hair and Other Signs

Grizzly bear tracking usually involves splitting a few hairs.

February 7, 2022

Honoring the Needles of Yore

Harikuyo is a memorial service for the broken sewing needles of the past year, celebrated across Japan.

February 4, 2022

Tracking Grizzlies

Are Grizzly bears returning to the mountains of Montana?

February 3, 2022

Creator, Trickster, Thief

Through trickery and ingenuity, ravens are surviving the winter in Alaska

February 2, 2022

A Call to Mate or a Call to Arms?

The precise role of the humpback whale’s song is unknown.

February 1, 2022

Giant Pickles With Wings

They might be the source of many ocean myths.