36 Hours in Melbourne

Pity Melbourne: After seven years of topping the Economist Intelligence Unit’s most livable city rankings, it was finally displaced last year by another coffee-loving city, Vienna. Despite being nudged down a notch to No. 2, Melburnians aren’t too worried. Though the city is currently grappling with issues related to being such a popular place to…

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Running in Bolivia

The teenager running alongside me, Luz, doesn’t say much. She is focused, her head dead straight, her stride landing rhythmically on the tarmac highway. Luz belongs to La Paz’s El Condor running club, which escapes the congestion of the city every Saturday for a training run up on the Bolivian high plateau, the altiplano. A…

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Young frogs that were stressed as tadpoles move less on land, putting their survival at risk

CORVALLIS, Ore. – New Oregon State University research shows that juvenile northern red-legged frogs that have experienced climate-related stress as tadpoles are less likely to move on land, putting their survival at risk. The findings indicate changing patterns of precipitation and drought will influence the distribution and persistence of animals that live in freshwater habitats,…

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