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  • The Wild World of Threats

    Animals, including us, evolved to bluster and bluff at their peril.

  • How “My Octopus Teacher” Defied Convention

    Craig Foster reflects on a relationship that changed his connection to the natural world.

  • He Did Right by Animals. And Didn’t Take Bull from Anyone.

    Bernard Rollin was a pioneer in animal rights. He left us with this scalding interview.

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    Order Flocking Out of Chaos

    A physicist-turned-photographer captures the incredible harmony of starling murmurations.

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    David Attenborough’s Life in Color

    New technology enables filmmakers to capture how animals use color like never before.

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    The Whale Who Will Come Soon

    A whale-watching trip is a voyage into the psychic dimensions of ocean in the 21st century.

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    The Evolutionary Wonders in the Deep Sea

    It’s a golden age for finding new and mysterious forms of deep-sea life.

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    The Largest Cells on Earth

    Deep in the ocean abyss, xenophyophores are worlds unto themselves.

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    How “My Octopus Teacher” Defied Convention

    Craig Foster reflects on a relationship that changed his connection to the natural world.

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    Cognitive Scientists Are Going to the Dogs

    Unleashing a new breed of research into co-evolution and the aging brain.