Monthly Archives: June 2024

The Fate of Darwin’s “Mischievous” Caracaras

It’s perhaps the most central environmental question facing us: will we be able to adapt to an accelerated pace of climate change?  In the case of birds, the answer would seem to be a resounding “no.”  That, at least, is the impression I get while speaking with experts aboard the […]

Darwin and the Curious Case of Gaucho Rivero

From 1832-1835, a young Charles Darwin made his way through South America aboard HMS Beagle, during which time he made key observations pertaining to wildlife.  Though Darwin’s exploits on the Galápagos are widely discussed, his travels in the South Atlantic, and specifically the Falkland Islands (known in Argentina as the […]

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