“The Descent of Man” published in Nature

The descent of man image

“The Descent of Man” – read here

Okay, so I’m a bit late to this party. This piece appeared in January, before this site was born. But the story is one of my favorites, so I’m going to post retroactively.

The idea for this piece came while working on a team of arborists hired to remove an enormous apple tree whose, rotted, hollow trunk had become home to a honeybee colony. Continue reading