What you see in this painting says more about you than the kangaroo | Stephen Moss

, , , , , , , , ,

Whatever the animal was demonstrating empathy, sexual exploitation or something else one certainty is the human impulse to anthropomorphise It was a photograph that touched the world. An intimate portrait of a succumbing mom kangaroo being gently cradled by her mate, while with her last breath she reached out to caress her innocent baby. Yet, […]

Read More...

My family fell victim to a warming world. Now we need to build for this new reality | Vicki Arroyo

, , , ,

Louisianas sinking Isle de Jean Charles shows the urgent need for radical measures to combat climate change As oceans rise, as inundations and droughts become more extreme, as crops fail and as cyclones intensify, the world will increasingly face a new challenge climate refugees. In the US, witness the recent scheme by the federal government […]

Read More...

Hear, boy? Pet translators will be on sale soon, Amazon says

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Retailer backs futurologists assert that devices conversing in canine will be available in, ruffly speaking, a decade Imagine talking to a tiger, chatting to a cheetah, as Dr Doolittle once sang what a neat achievement that would be. Well, Amazon has revealed that the animal-loving doctors ambition might not be entirely fantasy. Pet translators that […]

Read More...

Koko the rhyming gorilla and the woman trying to get her pregnant

, , , , , , , ,

She tells jokes, talks in verse and is chums with DiCaprio but theres one thing missing from Kokos life: a baby. A riveting new documentary explores the controversial bond between one woman and her ape It wasnt the first time I had looked into the eyes of a gorilla, but it was the first time […]

Read More...

This Real-Life Condition Humans And Animals Deal With Looks Like The Stuff Of Legends

, , , , , , , ,

googletag.cmd.push( function() googletag.defineSlot( ‘/ 3788640 2/ VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’,[ 728, 90 ], ‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_5 81168 fe51a9a’ ). addService( googletag.pubads ()) googletag.pubads (). setTargeting( “NOVA_MB”, “VN_” ); googletag.pubads (). setTargeting( “NOVA_SC”, “VN_ORGN” ); googletag.pubads (). setTargeting( “NOVA_TS”, “TS_D” ); googletag.pubads (). setTargeting( “NOVA_AT”, “VN_ORGN_PG_D_REV_1. 0_ASYNC_DEFAULT” ); googletag.pubads (). setTargeting( “NOVA_CC”, “VN_ORGN_D_UNK_1 18124 _A” ); googletag.pubads (). setTargeting( “NOVA_PG”, “1” […]

Read More...