Lisa Cumming

living with jaguars

Jaguars Literally Cannot Resist Calvin Klein’s ‘Obsession for Men’

Scientists spray the fragrance on camera traps to attract jaguars for research.
Lisa Cumming
4.4.18
Conservation

Most Hunt Management Plans Aren’t Based in Science

In a new study, 60 percent of plans—spanning Canadian provinces and US states—lacked a scientific approach.
Lisa Cumming
3.7.18
caribou

Backcountry Skiing Is Hurting Canada’s Endangered Caribou

Your trip out into nature could be putting these animals at risk.
Lisa Cumming
1.10.18
The Sims

'The Sims' Helped Me Cope With Bullying

Video games can be a powerful coping mechanism.
Lisa Cumming
12.27.17
HOTY2017

This Biologist Wants to Grow Vegetables on Mars

His work could help astronauts grow tomatoes on the Red Planet one day.
Lisa Cumming
12.18.17
Outer Limits

I Broke My Phone Biking 180 Miles Alone in Europe

Without being able to reliably use GPS, I felt lost.
Lisa Cumming
10.23.17
duck sex

Being a Male Duck Is One Big Dick Measuring Contest

Ducks are known for their bizarre corkscrew penises and complex vaginas.
Lisa Cumming
9.20.17
bear brawl

A Guy Punched a Black Bear in the Face When It Tried to Break Into a House

Human-black bear conflict is on the rise. It’s a sad story—for the bears.
Lisa Cumming
8.25.17
honeybee health

I Visited A CSI Crime Lab, But For Bees

Mail your dead bees here.
Lisa Cumming
7.4.17
not the bees

New Field Tests Find These Pesticides Are Harming Bees

It’s long been suspected this was bad for bees.
Lisa Cumming
6.29.17
over the counter

Canadians Are Being ‘Deceived’ by Natural Health Products, Doctor Says

Why natural health products and non-prescription drugs shouldn’t be lumped together on store shelves.
Lisa Cumming
6.26.17
snake blood

Scientists Used Supercomputers to Learn How Pythons Regenerate Their Organs

Maybe we could do it one day, too.
Lisa Cumming
6.24.17
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