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Marching for Millennia: Discovering the Tapirs — Earth’s Prehistoric Wanderers

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB April 27th is marked on the calendars of wildlife enthusiasts around the globe for a special reason—it’s World Tapir Day. This day is dedicated to raising awareness about the tapir, one of the most unusual and…

A Fresh Look at Nature’s Misunderstood Carnivores  — Hyenas

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB On April 27, wildlife enthusiasts and conservationists around the globe mark a significant occasion—International Hyena Day. This day serves as an important reminder to celebrate and acknowledge one of the most enigmatic yet misunderstood creatures in…

The Grumpiest Cat on Earth: Celebrating the Pallas Cat

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB   International Pallas’s Cat Day, celebrated every April 23, holds significant importance for several reasons, each contributing to the conservation and awareness of this unique and relatively unknown species. By dedicating a day to celebrate this…

Perceptions Of Social Dominance And How To Change Them

It’s surprising that human infants as young as 10 months may be able to identify social rank. Research suggests that infants learn to distinguish who around them is dominant, using relative body size as a cue. By Marjorie Hecht Experiments by University…

US Reimposes Illegal and Inhumane Oil Sanctions on Venezuela: The New York Times Runs Cover

A minute after midnight on April 18, the US reimposed coercive economic measures designed to cripple Venezuela’s oil industry. Later that day, the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a new sanctions bill on Nicaragua. Meanwhile, Cuba protested the US’s…

Herbert Marcuse – New Left Revival?

World events serve as a stage of constant search for how best to construct and maintain society, which is an underlying theme of some decades ago found in the works of Herbert Marcuse, 1898–1979, a German-American philosopher of prominent fame…

Night’s Guardians Unveiled: The Enigmatic World of Bats

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB   Every year on April 17, the world turns its attention to the skies at dusk to celebrate Bat Appreciation Day. This special day is not just a tribute but a call to recognize these nocturnal…

Interview with John Reuwer member International Civilian Aid Flotilla to Gaza

The International Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC) will sail in mid-April with multiple vessels, carrying 5500 tons of humanitarian aid and hundreds of international human rights observers to challenge the ongoing illegal Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip. This is an…

The Unsung Engineers of Nature: A Closer Look at Beavers

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB Celebrated annually on April 7th, International Beaver Day serves as a crucial extension of the themes explored in our discussion on beavers, emphasizing the significance of these ecosystem engineers in enhancing biodiversity, water management, and habitat…

Interview with Larry Hebert on hunger strike outside the White House, Mike Ferner, and Jacqui Jill

Interview with Senior Airman Larry Hebert, Active Duty Air Force, on hunger strike outside the White House, Mike Ferner National Director for Veterans for Peace and Jacqui Jill Peace Activist in Long Island NY and contributor with Pressenza Larry has…

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