Gary Langham

Sep. 12, 2014

Can Conservation Efforts Save the Birds?

A look at the effects of conservation efforts and climate change on bird populations in North America.

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Dec. 21, 2012

Birding for the Holidays

Thousands of citizen scientists are taking part in the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count.

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Dec. 23, 2011

Birders Fan Out to Count Feathered Friends

The Christmas Bird Count is underway and a birder shares some identification tips.

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\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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