Articles and researches

May 22, 2020

Migrating monarch butterflies get the right-of-way in new agreement

A new nationwide right-of-way agreement aims to protect migrating monarch butterflies. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) […]
May 22, 2020

Why do squirrels spend their time in trees and chipmunks prefer the ground? | MNN

At first glance, it’s easy to mistake a squirrel for a chipmunk. Especially when you spot one, twitching and darting across the yard like an electrified […]
May 22, 2020

U.S. rabbit populations contend with lethal virus, RHDV2

Wildlife officials recently announced outbreaks of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type 2 (RHDV2) ravaging Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and California. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) deems RHDV2 […]
May 22, 2020

Ancient Mayan-inspired Casa Merida operates off the grid in Mexico

In the hot and humid Yucatán capital of Mérida, blasting air conditioning all day is commonly regarded as a necessity of life. But Mexico City-based Ludwig […]
May 22, 2020

Did you know you have 5 different appetites? | MNN

When you’re hungry, what do you eat? Do you reach for fresh fruits and vegetables or grab chips or ice cream? There’s likely no consistent answer. […]
May 22, 2020

A strange and tiny seahorse has been discovered in South Africa | MNN

A tiny species of seahorse never seen in African waters before has been discovered in South Africa’s Sodwana Bay. In fact, the pygmy seahorses found among […]
May 22, 2020

NAPA heroes donate supplies to community | MNN

NAPA AUTO PARTS stores can always be counted on to support their communities during a crisis. Today, as hospitals and health care organizations across the country […]
May 21, 2020

Tiny minimalist cabin in the Pyrenees uses natural materials

Although known as one of the most idyllic areas in Spain, the Catalan Pyrenees are also known for their rugged landscapes and harsh winter climate, both […]