Meet a scientist: a species-discovering savant

"Human Nature" Blog Feed - <div><p><i><b>Editor&rsquo;s note: </b>A <a href="https://www.researchamerica.org/sites/default/files/Americans%27%20Attitudes%20about%20Science%20and%20Scientists%20in%202017.pdf" target="_blank">2017 survey </a>found that 81 percent of Americans could not name a living scientist. No, not a single one. At Conservation International, we have lots of scientists you should know. Here&rsquo;s … [Read more...]

10 Surprising Dolphin ‘Superpowers’

EcoWatch - By Fino MenezesEveryone adores dolphins. Intelligent, inquisitive and playful, these special creatures have captivated humans since the dawn of time. But dolphins didn't get to where they are by accident — they needed to develop some pretty amazing superpowers to cope with their environment.These extraordinarily intelligent creatures have been seen to display culture, use tools, and display altruism, traits long-thought to be unique to humans. Facebook / BrightVibesAdapting to Life in … [Read more...]

Pacific islands face hardships as tuna follow warming waters

Human Nature – Conservation International Blog - Human Nature spoke with a tuna expert about the powerful ways climate change will affect tuna populations. (c) Human Nature – Conservation International Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Meet a scientist: The sustainable-seafood guru

Human Nature – Conservation International Blog - Human Nature spoke with Jack Kittinger about his passion for protecting the animals — and people — in the seafood sector. (c) Human Nature – Conservation International Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Going with the wind

RealClimate - A new paper in Nature Climate Change out this week by England and others joins a number of other recent papers seeking to understand the climate dynamics that have led to the so-called “slowdown” in global warming. As we and others have pointed out previously (e.g. here), the fact that global average temperatures can deviate for a decade or longer from the long term trend comes as no surprise. Moreover, it’s not even clear that the deviation has been as large as is … [Read more...]