Study finds all African carnivores at risk for range loss

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A new Yale School of the Environment-led analysis identifying gaps in maps that help forecast range contractions for African species found that all species have studied a portion of their range at risk and small carnivores warrant more concern. The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and … Read more

Gun violence can’t be solved with just one approach, so Indianapolis is trying a range of programs

More than 90% of Marion County’s 977,000 residents live in Indianapolis. The average US metro rate includes many counties that encompass relatively small cities. The homicide rate in Marion County is comparable with levels seen in many cities with more than 500,000 residents. Credit: Chart: The Conversation, CC-BY-ND Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Read more

Our kids are no longer ‘free range’

A typical neighborhood in Nakano, Tokyo, with parking-free streets and a small parking lot. Credit: Rebecca Clements, Author provided In the popular Japanese TV series Old Enough, very young children are sent out into their neighborhood on their first solo errand. The release of this long-running series on Netflix this year created a buzz among … Read more