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Halfway to fledge

By Safina Center Fellow Hob OsterlundHob Osterlund Kalama, the Laysan albatross star of Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s live streaming “TrossCam,” is now twelve weeks old, which means she’s crossed the halfway point on her way to fledge. A… Read More
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Scientists discover the secret to breaking down plastic: Beeswax-eating worms

By Erica Cirino Federica Bertocchini is a developmental biologist at the University of Cantabria in Spain. Most days she can be found dressed in a white coat working on experiments in her lab. But in her spare time… Read More
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A date with killer whales

By Jodi Frediani In some circles April 20, notated as 420, is a date to toke up, get stoned and celebrate cannabis. This year on the University of California Santa Cruz campus overlooking Monterey Bay, 3000 revelers did… Read More
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