CNN recently covered a sanctioned black rhino hunt in Namibia by Texan Corey Knowlton, who bid US$350,000 for the license. In the story, he claims that the hunt was actually supporting conservation of ...
In some animals (like dogs) size seems like it's controlled mostly by just a few genes (IGF1, and the genes that repress it). I'm curious: (1) Does other miniaturization takes a similar route (for ...
When reading the Wikipedia entry on pistachio, I noticed that IUCN has classified the plant under "Near Threatened". On looking up its entry at IUCN, I see that its population is trending downwards, ...