Back from the dead – Will dinosaurs be next?
Scientists at Harvard University claim that within 2 years, they will have created a living, breathing woolly mammoth. The latest in gene technology could allow for …
Are you annoyed by how happily our species has marched towards climate change? Well, meet some old friend of mine.
As we trundle along towards the end of semester in a mad panic, it seems fitting to talk endings; in this case, extinctions. Not the little ones, either: major …
When Life Almost Ended Permian-tly…
What makes Earth so extraordinary is the life it homes. Life occurs in so many different shapes and forms and occupies so many different habitats. But …
James Bond: Rodent of Solace
In the dense jungle of Hispaniola, a plump brown rodent peers down from the trees. The size of a well-fed guinea-pig, the James Bond hutia (plagiodontia …
Return to the wild
Saving threatened wildlife from the brink of extinction is no easy feat. Despite all efforts in conservation biology, the 2014 Living Planet Report claimed wildlife populations have …
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