May 30, 2014

Science Diary: Climate Change – Running

In the highlands of Australia, animals trying to escape rising temperatures may soon have no place to go.

May 29, 2014

Science Diary: Climate Change – Extinction

Small changes in climate can have a large impact on the creatures living in Australia’s Carbine Tableland.

May 28, 2014

Science Diary: Climate Change – Complexity

Unraveling an ecosystem to discover the effects of climate change is challenging work for Science Diarist Steve Williams.

May 27, 2014

Science Diary: Climate Change – Cloud

Could climate change dry out a rain forest?

May 26, 2014

Science Diary: Climate Change – Bird

In a cloudforest in northeastern Australia, chirping birds may provide clues about the effects of global warming.

May 23, 2014

Ventana – We’re Still Here

The Ohaloni Rumsin people proudly practice traditions of generations past.

May 22, 2014

The Bayaka – Glowing Spirits

Glowing spirits visit the Bayaka’s nighttime ceremonies.

May 21, 2014

The Bayaka – Boyobi

Before embarking on a hunt, the Bayaka must first convene with the spirits of the forest.

May 20, 2014

The Bayaka – Net Hunt

The Bayaka, hunter-gatherers living in the rainforest of Central Africa, prepare for a community hunt.

May 19, 2014

Beavers – Spring

Where’s the beaver? This week, chances are he’s out working on his dam.

May 16, 2014

Sperm Whales – Breeding

How did Moby Dick make babies? Check out the Indian Ocean this week to find out.

May 15, 2014

Soil Litter – Temperate Zones

Climatic variances and geological history determine the biological make-up of soil.

May 14, 2014

Soil Litter – Soil As Living Skin

Soil is bio-dynamic: it has the capacity to filter pollutants and transform elements into organic matter.

May 13, 2014

Soil Litter – Unidentified Species

Biology’s latest frontier is as close as your own backyard.

May 12, 2014

Sibley – Warblers

The Holy Grail of bird watching is finding and identifying warblers, and the best month to go on this quest is May.

May 9, 2014

Sibley – Drawing Birds

An accomplished avian artist continually refines his craft.

May 8, 2014

Sibley – Like An Oasis

Like the inhabitants of New York City, migrating birds find Central Park an oasis amidst the metropolitan landscape.

May 7, 2014

Sibley – Language of the Birds

Correctly identifying bird sounds is similar to learning a second language.

May 6, 2014

Sibley – Birdwatching 101

As any expert would tell you, the first step to bird watching, is well, finding the birds. Here are some tips.

May 5, 2014

Hawks – Migration

If you happen to be in New Jersey this week, look to the skies and you might see a migrating hawk.

May 2, 2014

Musical Brains – Lullabies

The unique qualities of lullabies transcend age and culture.

May 1, 2014

Science Diary: Acoustical Ecology – Biodiversity

Want to measure biodiversity? No fancy instruments needed. Just use your ears!