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The Great Barrier Reef continues to die. We know how it’s dying and why it’s dying and we’re not doing a thing to save it: Humans struggle to adjust to the death of the Great Barrier Reef

Along that vein, yes climate change is scary for humans too: When Will Climate Change Make the Earth Too Hot for Humans

And we’re making SO MUCH PLASTIC: Half of all plastic that has ever existed has been made in the past 13 years

We need to make changes to the way we do agriculture! Ecologists and farmers have a lot to learn from one another: Why farmers and ecologists should be friends

I love Math with Bad Drawings (Two Hitlers make a positive hahaha): Math Staches

Seeking help for depression is a sign of strength not weakness: Here’s an owl to say the same thing because he’s cuter than me

Aquatic insect photography by Jan Hamrsky I wish I could link directly to photos, but I can’t so you’ll have to check it out yourself!

Whaaaaaaaaaaaat bees use honeydew?!?! (That’s the excess sugar secreted by aphids and other sap-sucking insects) SO COOL: Bees without Flowers: Before Peak Bloom, Diverse Native Bees Find Insect-Produced Honeydew Sugars (Meiners et al 2017)

Hilarious and informative: Your car has just been crushed by hagfish: Frequently Asked Questions

This tongue and cheek article about May Berenbaum hiding the coolest bug under her bed (I have an academic crush on her): Disgrace: The President Of The Entomological Society Of America Has Resigned For Keeping The Best Bug In A Tupperware Under Her Bed

This is excellent…a one minute sci fi short from Ireland! Time and Space

Plants are pretty clever! Even though most people think they’re boring…look at how they trick caterpillars into cannibalizing each other: Plants have a trick that drives very hungry caterpillars to cannibalism


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