Memories can be passed down to later generations through genetic switches that allow offspring to inherit the experience of their ancestors, according to new research that may explain how phobias can develop.
Scientists have long assumed that memories and learned experiences built up during a…
So somewhere down the line my ancestor got caught in a kelp bed, unable to see through the water while swimming, and couldn’t escape easily, striking fear into his or her heart, and subsequently passing it down the genetic line…. fascinating.
2 newly-caught wild young Orcas have arrived in Sochi in preparation for the Winter Olympics in February 2014.
These apex predators are now destined to live out their shortened lives in nothing more than a bathtub, for the sole purpose of cashing in on the influx of visitors that the Olympics will bring to Sochi.
Please sign our new petition to let the International Olympic Committee know that this is not acceptable and that they MUST enforce their OWN Environmental Mandate.https://www.causes.com/v2actions/1764056-a-petition-to-thomas-bach-international-olympic-committee-sochi-olympic-organising-committee
For more information about the Olympics’ role in ensuring that the games will be conducted, “with the preservation of the natural environment in mind..’ please read this brilliant article in Digital Journal
To see why these killer whales must not be held in captivity, please watch Blackfish
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