Australian Conservation Foundation, this is true in the northern hemisphere as well. We salute your notion of intelligent life!
Climate Change, Conflict & Ill Health Linked, Pose 'Grave Threat'
” Climate change poses an immediate and grave threat, driving ill health and increasing the risk of conflict, such that each feeds on the other.” asserts a new report in the British Medical Journal by a group of UK defense, medical and public health officials.
U.S. Manatee Deaths Hit Record Level in 2010
In concluding the International Year of Biodiversity, the good news is that manatees are still with us, the bad news is that manatee deaths in U.S. waters continue to climb. … [Read full article]
‘Group Intelligence Factor’ Revealed, Social Sensitivity is Key
Psychologist have long-recognized a general intelligence factor, known as ‘g‘, that correlates individual performance on cognitive tasks (how a person does on one test strongly predicts his/her performance on another … [Read full article]
Are Octopuses Psychic? No, but They Are Darned Clever [VIDEO]
When it comes to highly intelligent sea creatures, dolphins, whales tend to get most of the cerebral credit. But the “lowly” octopus—a popular dish in many Mediterranean cuisines—may be one of the most intelligent creatures in the sea, and is the only invertebrate (animals lacking bones) that has been conclusively shown to use tools…Possessing both a short and longer-term memory capacity, octopuses exhibit a wide range of fascinating behaviors, many of which have led some scientists to describe them as “highly intelligent”.