“For Chris, birding was existential, maybe even lifesaving. And it could be for the rest of us too, whether we know it or not. Anomalous, unusual sightings are thrilling to birders, but it’s the sum of all their everyday, boring observations that tell us the most about the world we live in, and how we might save it.” Birding saved one man’s life. Maybe it can save the rest of us from climate change? A Once In a Lifetime Bird.

+ And with a counterpoint of sorts: “In Iceland, traditionally a land of cat lovers, bans and curfews are redefining the human relationship with domestic cats.” It’s 10 PM. Do You Know Where Your Cat Is? (TLDR: Probably murdering something.)