Carol Ponce

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Blind Hoosier Cavefish: Freshwater Species of the Week

Wildlife<p>Hello, blind Hoosier cavefish. (Photograph by Matthew Niemiller)<p>As an Indiana Hoosier, I was thrilled to learn of this new species: the Hoosier cavefish (<i>Amblyopsis hoosieri).</i><p>Described this week, the Hoosier is the first species of cavefish to be named in the U.S. in 40 years, making its …

8 Best Cities for Biking?

Changing Planet<p>I was speaking with an older gentleman the other day, and he told me one of the noticeable changes he’s seen over the past few decades is that a lot more people are using bicycles to commute to work, the store, friends’ houses, and otherwise get around town. Overall statistics bear …

New Species of Mammals

Changing Planet<p>In 2008 the IUCN Red List had assessed the conservation status of all known mammal species. Since then, about 200 new species of mammal have been described by science in over 60 countries. These include 72 species of bats, 74 species of rodents, 14 species of primates, 4 species of …

One Key Question on Obama's Push Against Climate Change: Will It Matter?

Many expectations—and many unknowns—surround new carbon standards due Monday.<p><b>Can the United States make a difference in fighting the effects of climate change?</b><p><b>That is a key question as the Obama Administration prepares to announce its biggest step toward curbing planet-warming carbon emissions. The</b> …

Photo @ladzinski - A nesting Snow Petrel navigating through a stormy blizzard in the Wolthat Range of Queen Maude Land Antarctica. These birds make an arduous 100 mile flight every few days to feed and then return to their nests among the boulder fields and cliffs of the Wolthat. @3stringsproductions

Territorial Dispute

Just a hunting Hippo

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