Category Archives: Field Biology

What I learned from Diana Nyad, Soothsayer

– written by Axon – photo of Diana Nyad, by Enrique de la Osa Diana Nyad had three things that she wanted to say as she emerged, swollen, sunburned, and dehydrated from her grueling 103 mile, nearly 53 hour swim … Continue reading

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Fathers don’t “babysit” their kids… Love and thanks to all the great fathers out there this Father’s Day

– written by Nucleus – “So while you were away, your husband babysat the kiddo, eh?” No. He didn’t. It’s his child too. We pay our babysitter to babysit. How many dads out there get asked this question? I don’t … Continue reading

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The Guilt: One Mama’s Thoughts From the Field.

– written by Nucleus – I’ve been in the field for two weeks now and I miss my kid. She’s only one and a half years old, and yet I’ve abandoned her to go romp around in the wild, collecting data … Continue reading

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