View looking up through a forest canopy

Jacques Cousteau on Man’s Divorce From Nature

Jacques Cousteau's 1992 speech at the United Nations warning the consequences of "man's divorce from nature" seems more prescient than ever.
"Boycott - Contaminated with apartheid - South African goods" by Djembayz - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Boycott_-_Contaminated_with_apartheid_-_South_African_goods.jpg#/media/File:Boycott_-_Contaminated_with_apartheid_-_South_African_goods.jpg

Divestment: the Polaroid Revolutionary Workers’ Movement

Polaroid employees spearheaded an anti-apartheid divestment campaign against their own employer over their company's business in South Africa in the 1970s.
Atlantic Blue Crab

Why Urban Crabs Are More Aggressive

Urban crabs are more aggressive than their rural counterparts because of heavy metal contamination.
Close-up of the face of a killer robot

Who’s Afraid of Killer Robots?

Two recent DARPA projects have sparked fears about killer robots, machines that can decide whether to engage a target without human oversight.
Cecil Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe 2010

"Cecil the lion" by Daughter#3 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/daughter3986851963/4516561242/. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cecil_the_lion.jpg#/media/File:Cecil_the_lion.jpg

Does Hunting Have a Place in Wildlife Conservation?

Can hunting be a viable option for wildlife conservation?
Man with wind up knob

Did You Hear the Joke about the Lawyer?

Why lawyer jokes typically involve the killing or maiming of lawyers.
The entrance to public school, PS 139

Public Schools, Private Profit

How for profit publications impact public schools
The water rises due to Hurricane Katrina

Disaster Myths: Katrina Ten Years Later

Looking back on Katrina.
Extra Credit Suggested Readings from JSTOR Daily Editors

Suggested Reading: Birthright Citizenship, Horror of Lip-Smacking, the Color of Music

Extra Credit: Our pick of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. ...
Legionella

Legionnaires’ Disease

Scholarly research on the origins of Legionnaires' Disease.