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Why do humans have such large brains? Our study suggests ecology was the driving force - The Conversation UK


The Conversation UK
But our new study, published today in Nature, finds evidence against this idea and shows that human brain expansion was likely driven by ecology. Hypotheses for the evolution of the human brain size all agree that brain expansion increased our ability ...
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Biodiversity loss: the biggest crisis you've probably never heard of - Irish Times


Irish Times
So, what are you doing for Biodiversity Week? It's probably not a question you've asked yourself, and that's probably not your fault. The wonders of nature don't take up much space in the way of primetime TV or column inches, let alone the fact that ...

From Drone Swarms to Tree Batteries, New Tech Is Revolutionizing Ecology and Conservation - Singularity Hub


Singularity Hub
Understanding Earth's species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet in the grip of its sixth mass extinction event, it has never been a more pressing priority. To unlock nature's secrets, ecologists turn ...

Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature

Ashburn - United States

By Linda Lear.

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Rachel Carson
United States

Her life and legacy. Includes biography, bibliography and Web links.

Rachel Carson
United States

Al Gore's introduction to the 1994 edition of "Silent Spring."

The Legacy of Rachel Carson
United States

Biographical details.

Rachel Carson Council, Inc.
United States

Environmental organization, founded in 1965 by Rachel Carson's colleagues, that seeks to carry on her legacy by informing and advising the public about the effects of chemicals on people, pets and the environment.

The Rachel Carson Homestead
United States

Carson's birthplace in Springdale, Pennsylvania. Includes information on Carson's life and works, a history of the homestead and visitor information.

Democracy Now!: Rachel Carson
United States

Carson's 1962 speech before the National Women's Press Club. Audio file (39:25) from the archives of the Pacifica Radio program Democracy Now!

Rachel Carson Homestead
United States

Includes information about the birthplace and childhood home of the author of Silent Spring. Also provides access to electronic information about her life and work.

Wikipedia: Rachel Carson
United States

Encyclopedia article.

Earth Observatory: Rachel Carson
United States

Biography and discussion of the effect of "Silent Spring." From the NASA Web site.

A Science Odyssey: Rachel Carson
United States

Short biography.