🐝 The Leafcutter: No. 31

Mysterious orcas found, long-lost large bee rediscovered, and wolves air-dropped for special mission...

Will Morley
CTO & Co-Founder
Conservation Guide

Amsterdam, NL

β€πŸŒ News‍


Mysterious Type D orca, sought after for years, found in Southern Ocean

BBC prioritises environment with new natural history programming

World's largest bee, missing for 38 years, found alive in Indonesia

Giant tortoise believed extinct for 100 years found in GalΓ‘pagos

European farms could grow green and still be able to feed population

Washington governor to run on climate change

WWF accused of funding guards who torture and kill in poaching war

Bird extinctions 'driven' by global food trade

...and Canadian wolves are being airdropped into Michigan for a special mission

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An illustration comparing a Type D orca, bottom, with a more common killer whale (Photo: Uko Gorter/New York Times)

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This macrophotographer

What's 16,000 times louder than an airhorn?

Mating dance of the day; the hooded grebe.

Opossum shrimp eyes are small and transparent enough that you can see the neural pathways.

Hi, bye

Did you know that sometimes bees sleep in flowers?

β€πŸ¦‘ Learn Something‍

Pay attention to the growing wave of climate change lawsuits

Parking is too cheap

New ways of talking about the living world and the threats it faces


How eavesdropping on elephants is keeping them safe

In the future, jellyfish slime may be the solution to microplastic pollution

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UK government: Ban all new oil drilling now

UK government: Establish a dedicated Select Committee on Climate Change

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