Crawford Allan

Mar. 26, 2010

Trade Talks on Endangered Species

An Iranian salamander gets international protection, but red coral and bluefin tuna are out in the cold, as negotiators debate rules for trade in endangered species at the CITES talks in Doha.

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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