Dr. Egnor explains, “Language is a tool for abstract thinking—a necessary tool for abstraction—and humans are the only animals who think abstractly”:In his discussion of why only humans have language, science writer Tom Siegfried gets a lot right, but he misses the crucial reason. … Siegfried
Protecting and expanding suitable habitats for wildlife is key to the conservation of endangered species, but owing to climate and land use change the ideal habitats of today may not be fitting in 30 or 50 years. An international team of scientists therefore predicted range shifts of Asian elephants in India and Nepal using species distribution models based on distribution data for the elephants and climate projections.
A new book examines the work of Edward Said in the light of Marxism, showing why imperialism can’t be understood in terms of culture alone.
Source: Capitalism and Orientalism
Every time we think the fascist issue exposed and dealt with Trump pulls off another ‘fascist double entendre’ in a display of tactics much ‘smarter’ than anything he could …
Reconstitution of Amoebozoa’s evolution shows significant Precambrian species diversity. This study changes the view of how life evolved in the very remote past and deepens the understanding of current climate change.
Fish provide a vital source of protein for over half the world’s population, with over 56 million people employed by or subsisting on fisheries. But climate change is beginning to disrupt the complex, interconnected systems that underpin this major source of food.
“Those responsible for these deplorable crimes must not go unpunished,” Amnesty International declared