[Many thanks to Loretta Collins Klobah for bringing this news to our attention.] In “After Hurricane Maria, these lizards got a serious grip,” Kevin Dickinson (Big Think) writes, “In response to devastating hurricanes, Dominican anoles have developed a grip that’s 10 times stronger. Are we witnessing evolution in real time?” He writes about several studies […]

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Ban Ki-moon, Kong Saharat, Li Bingbing and Gisele Bündchen among those aiming to spur action to protect endangered species (UNEP Press release) Nairobi: 25 May 2016 – The United Nations, backed by A-list celebrities from across the globe, today launched an unprecedented campaign against the illegal trade in wildlife, which is pushing species to […]

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“Somos de aquí: The Enduring Wildlife of Puerto Rico” opened officially on May 5, 2019, at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming, and will be on view through August 18. This is the first fully-bilingual, large-scale art exhibition in Wyoming. It is a multimedia show featuring Puerto Rican parrots, coquí frogs, sea turtles, and […]

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