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  • The Man Who Seduced the World with Whale Songs

    Roger Payne sparked the anti-whaling movement. He’s not done yet.

  • Life Always Wins. Follow Me

    A botanist is introduced to escapees from the atomic bomb in Hiroshima.

  • The Incredible Fig

    The fig is an ecological marvel. Although you may never want to eat one again.

  • Plants Feel Pain and Might Even See

    It’s time to retire the hierarchical classification of living things.

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    Trillions of Bacteria Are Screaming with Light

    Great writers waxed poetic over “milky seas.” Here’s the science behind the glow.

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    The Witness Is a Whale

    Uncovering one of the greatest environmental crimes of the 20th century.

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    Nature’s Fear Factor

    Ecologists argue balance is maintained by predators on the prowl.

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    No Species Is an Island

    Cooperation in nature is the key to survival, including our own.

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    The Man Who Seduced the World with Whale Songs

    Roger Payne sparked the anti-whaling movement. He’s not done yet.

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    The Ecology of Good Weed

    How one small farmer is creating a buzz with organic pot.