Planet Earth II: one of many fantastic nature and science documentaries

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) hunting. Photo from: http://africageographic.com/blog/cheetah-shenanigans-in-botswana/

Planet Earth II, the newest BBC wildlife documentary is premiering on BBC America on February 18, … [Read more...]

Species: biological phenomenon or human construct?

You probably think you know what a species is. Look at the zebra picture below. How many species do … [Read more...]

The unit of biodiversity

Biodiversity is a simple and beautiful concept. It’s exactly what it sounds like. Biodiversity … [Read more...]