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Leopard. Photo by Rhett A. Butler

Language and conservation (insider)

The words we choose matter. Benjamin Lee Whorf, an influential U.S. linguist, theorized that the language one speaks directly impacts our thoughts; he is quoted as saying, "Language shapes the…
Leopard. Photo by Rhett A. Butler

What’s killing Nepal’s rhinos?

KHAIRAHANI, Nepal — Thousands of tourists from around the world flock to Nepal’s Chitwan National Park every year to get a glimpse of the greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis). But…