The Animal Kingdom is absolutely incredible. Full of taxa that are distinguished by characteristics that would otherwise be unimaginable had evolution not brought them into existence. In Part 3 of the New Beginnings series, we’ll take a look at all the different evolutionary groups bunched under Phylum Chordata, our last stop before Class Mammalia.
Ecology is such a diverse branch of study that it can be difficult to keep track of the many aspects of nature it encompasses. From interactions between animals, to their influence on plant life, ecology is the interaction of all living things. Take a peek at this introductory article to the new ecology series to gain a new understanding of this incredible branch of science.
Ever wondered about the biology, ecology, or evolution of some of video games’ popular allies and enemies? Wonder no more! Let’s dive into the true sciences of fantasy in SciComm Video Games!
Keystone species are a critical element to many habitats around the world. Without them, entire ecological systems would collapse. Let’s take a look at some of the world’s most-recognized keystone species.
Hunting is not always bad. Regulated pursuit and take of wild animals can actually be an effective wildlife management tool. We discuss this matter with Kika Worldwide’s founder, Jake Franklin.
Animals in captivity is a double-edged sword. While we must preserve certain species in zoos to protect them from extinction, it’s not always the easiest choice. Here we take a neutral look at the ethics of zoos.
Coyotes are one of the most persecuted species in North America. This feud goes back several hundred years, and shows no signs of slowing now. We must demand changes in the behavior of federal wildlife managers to make a difference in the welfare of America’s wildlife.
People tend to believe that they can interact with wild animals however they want and don’t believe there should be consequences. This video is a clear demonstration of what NOT to do when you’ve spotted a coyote.
The reality of human-wildlife conflict does not consider the animal’s best interests. Some animals await death after being trafficked for their body parts and fur, while others lack mental stimulation in cages.
Even in this day in age there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding evolution and what it truly is. This is a brief introduction to the topic of macro- vs. micro-evolution! Stick around for more science education articles on evolutionary biology.