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A Legendary Turtle Dies, Leaving Only Three Others In The World To Assure The Survival Of Their Species

A Legendary Turtle Dies, Leaving Only Three Others In The World To Assure The Survival Of Their Species

The people of Hanoi and the rest of Vietnam mourned the recent death of Cu Rua, one of the last four surviving Yangtze giant soft-shelled turtles in the world. Cu Rua has always been thought to be auspicious to the nation along with her historical and cultural significance. The gentle, 200-kilogram giant was hailed by […]

Overview, The Film

On the 40th anniversary of the famous ‘Blue Marble’ photograph taken of Earth from space, Planetary Collective presents a short film documenting astronauts’ life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside – a perspective-altering experience often described as the Overview Effect. The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an […]