Ari Daniel Shapiro

Arts, Culture & Media

New Species in the Old World

In Europe, home to history's greatest taxonomists, professional scientists and amateurs are scouring the countryside for new species — and finding them at an astonishing rate. Ari Daniel Shapiro of our partner program NOVA reports.

Fungi

Fungi break down and destroy dead plants and trees. And in the process, they release nutrients, so plants and trees can grow.

Environment

Costa Rica Bans Hunting

Costa Rica, a tropical country known for its national parks and ecotourism, has taken a step to protect its environment. But in this environmentally conscious nation, a new ban on hunting faces obstacles.

Arts, Culture & Media

Packaging You Can Eat

Have you ever eaten a cocktail? Held a mouthful of juice in your hand? A team of chefs, chemists, and designers has come up with a way for you to do just that. Ari Daniel Shapiro of our partner program NOVA reports.

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