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Plants like the sundew trap their victims with thick, sticky mucilage secreted from specialized glands, which can be quite long. (Photo: Olexandr Taranukhin/Shutterstock) Many people may be familiar with the sinister jaws of Venus flytraps or even the bulbous pouches of pitcher plants, but the truth is that those species barely scratch the surface of the wonderfully weird world of carnivorous plants.
As more than 60,000 demonstrators descended on the Georgia State Capitol for the March for Social Justice and Women on Saturday, several thousand Metro Atlanta residents made their way to Washington, D.C. to join 750,000 people participating in the National Women's March. Many out-of-town protesters across the U.S.
Artist and scientist Jill Pelto, 23, hopes to inspire people to take action by imbuing her dreamy watercolor paintings with hard scientific data and field research. In one of her most evocative pieces, "Landscape of Change" (above), Pelto illustrates the interconnectedness of our planet's natural resources using real data about rising sea levels, glacier volume decline, increasing global temperatures and fossil fuel usage.