Sylvain Beauséjour

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April 2013

What Created This Mysterious “Picket Fence” in the Amazon?

<b>It’s probably the only picket fence in the Amazon, but scientists have no idea what made it or what its purpose might be.</b><p>Georgia Tech doctoral student Troy Alexander stumbled upon these two-centimeter-long white structures growing on trees in Peru on June 7. (Also see “What’s This Mysterious Circle …

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: The Road Home

<i>Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.</i><p>—–<p>Today we are leaving the village and heading back to Hanoi. Up at 6am, we begin packing. Once all of our …

Newly Discovered Carnivore Looks Like Teddy Bear

In "incredibly rare" find, scientists discover animal in Andean cloud forests.<p><b>A fuzzy fog-dweller with a face like a teddy bear is the first carnivore found in the Western Hemisphere in more than three decades, a new study says.</b><p>The 2-pound (0.9-kilogram) creature, called an olinguito, didn't make …

Defining The Pendant

The New Pendant Lamp for Wästberg is a creative piece of work by Claesson Koivisto Rune. The lamp seems surprisingly small, yet tactile and friendly. …

Pictures: 6 Ridiculously Tiny Creatures

Changing Planet<p><b>The discovery of a ridiculously tiny species of wasp in Costa Rica might be pushing the limit on just how small an insect can get.</b><p>The species, named <i>Tinkerbella nana</i> after Peter Pan’s miniscule assistant, averages 250 micrometers long. That’s 0.01 of an inch—little wider than the …

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Pictures: Green Walls May Cut Pollution in Cities

Pictures: Saving and Studying Tasmania's Giant Trees

As Tasmania's parliament prepares to vote on increasing protections for its native forests, scientists study some of the largest trees in the world.

Endangered “Demon Primate” Genome Sequenced

Wildlife<p>According to local legends in Madagascar, the aye-aye lemur is a demon that can kill just by pointing a finger. That sounds mythical, but for insects inside tree trunks, there is truth to the killing part.<p>The nocturnal aye-aye uses its multipurpose middle finger to tap forest wood in search …

Endangered Frogs Get Helping Hand

Researchers want to build a captive population of endangered limosa harlequin frogs.<p><b>Endangered amphibians such as the limosa harlequin frog (Atelopus limosus) now have a tiny bit of hope to cling to thanks to a captive breeding program run by a collaboration between conservation groups, including</b> …