Haruki Murakami and The Challenge of Adapting His Stories to Film

[ad_1] Haruki Murakami’s much-loved books have been the basis for several big-screen adaptations over the years, with varying results. The last one, however, garnered almost unanimous acclaim: “drive my car”, from a short story by the author. It is the rarest successful adaptation to stand alone as a sophisticated film, and shines new light on …

How Is the Animal World Adapting to Climate Change?

[ad_1] Take, for example, the so-called escalator to extinction, a phenomenon as sad as it is insidious. Like all land-dwelling species, temperature and humidity patterns change with altitude. On a warming planet, these animals and plants, which have adapted to certain altitudes, are forced to ascend to higher altitudes until they reach the top and …