Wikie the Orca: Can You Hear Me?

Wikie the Orca: Can You Hear Me?

It is very rare for mammals to be able to mimic sounds that they hear, although that ability has been observed in marine mammals like beluga whales and dolphins. Now researchers working with a killer whale at the Marineland Aquarium in Antibes, France have discovered...
Your Inner Fish on International Darwin Day

Your Inner Fish on International Darwin Day

The mission of the Darwin Foundation in sponsoring International Darwin Day is to inspire people to reflect and act on intellectual bravery, to be perpetually curious and nourish the hunger for truth and scientific thinking that was embodied by the life and work of...
Plastic Pollution Poses Peril to Coral Reefs!

Plastic Pollution Poses Peril to Coral Reefs!

As part of our commemoration of 2018 as the International Year of the Reef we are devoting twelve posts, one a month, to explore the different threats to and solutions for saving our vital coral reef ecosystems. This month’s post Plastic Pollution Poses a Peril...