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This time I’m playing an episode from a podcast I host and produce for the Encyclopedia of Life.

The series is called One Species at a Time, and each story is a tribute to a different creature that swims, scampers, flutters, wriggles, burrows, or blossoms. Have a listen here, and at


A torpedo of a fish. Credit: Greenpeace.

Eye to eye with a giant Atlantic bluefin tuna. Credit: Andrew Cummings.

Tagging tuna is a sport in itself. Credit: Andrew Cummings.

Every tagged tuna is released. Credit: Andrew Cummings.

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National Science Education Standards Grade 5 to 8

National Science Education Standards Grade 9 to 12

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