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Camera Trap Tuesday: Islands in Los Angeles

“Is Griffith Park an island?” That’s the question that Miguel Ordeana, a wildlife biologist at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles who also does field work in Nicaragua, wanted to know.

January 21, 2014 — Jason G. Goldman

Botanical Sexism Cultivates Home-Grown Allergies

It's the time year for watery eyes and itchy noses, and if you're among the afflicted, you may be surprised to learn that decades of botanical sexism in urban landscapes have contributed to your woes.

April 29, 2015 — Thomas Leo Ogren
12 Graphics that Contain Everything You Need to Know about Climate Change

12 Graphics that Contain Everything You Need to Know about Climate Change

Climate change is real, it’s here and it will be affecting the planet for a long, long time. That’s the lesson of the latest iteration of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change‘s state of climate science report, released in its entirety on January 30.

January 31, 2014 — David Biello

Bigger Cities Do More with Less

New science reveals why cities become more creative and efficient as they grow

January 1, 2014 — Luís M. A. Bettencourt and Geoffrey B. West

Engines of Innovation

Most of humanity now lives in a metropolis. That simple fact helps to fuel our continued success as a species

January 1, 2014 — Edward Glaeser