Scientific Insight

Event Card
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Play: Can be played on the table next to the plater for the below effect.
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Effect: Leave this card on the table. This card enables the player to pick up two new cards per TURN instead of the usual one.

Graphic by Diana Sudykawww.dianasudyka.com
The eureka effect (also known as the aha! moment or eureka moment) refers to the common human experience of suddenly understanding a previously incomprehensible problem or concept. Some research describes the aha! effect (also known as insight or epiphany) as a memory advantage,[1] but conflicting results exist as to where exactly it occurs in the […] read more

Darwin Gets Seasick

Event Card
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Play: Can be played for the below effect, and then discarded.
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Effect: All other players must discard half (round down) of the cards in their hand.

Graphic by Rachel Ignotofskywww.rachelignotofsky.com
Charles Robert Darwin, FRS FRGS FLS FZS[2] (/ˈdɑːrwɪn/;[3] 12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an Englishnaturalist and geologist,[4] best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory.[I] He established that allspecies of life have descended over time from common ancestors,[5] and in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern […] read more

Human Influence

Event Card
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Play: Play on a SPECIES card.
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Effect: The played SPECIES card is discarded immediately.

Graphic by Robert Ballwww.robertmball.com
Human impact on the environment or anthropogenic impact on the environment includes impacts on biophysical environments, biodiversity, and other resources.[1][2] The term anthropogenic designates an effect or object resulting from human activity. The term was first used in the technical sense by Russian geologist Alexey Pavlov, and was first used in English by British ecologist […] read more

Then and Now

Event Card
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Play: Can be played at the start of one’s TURN for the below effect, and then discarded.

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Effect: All EXTINCT species on the table are discarded.

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Water Pollution

Event card
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Play: Place this card on any ocean or freshwater based SPECIES card.

Effect: The SPECIES card is IMMEDIATELY discarded.

Graphic by Keeling Labwww3.botany.ubc.ca/keeling/
Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifersand groundwater). This form of environmental degradation occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the entire biosphere – plants and organisms living in these bodies of water. In almost all […] read more

Research Card

Event card
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Play: You can play this card immediately after your opponent has played an EVENT card on one of your SPECIES cards.

Effect: Negates the effect of the EVENT card. Does not work on EVENT cards that are not played specifically on top of a SPECIES card.

Graphic by Keeling Labwww3.botany.ubc.ca/keeling/
Research comprises “creative work undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock ofknowledge, including knowledge of humans, culture and society, and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications.”[1] It is used to establish or confirm facts, reaffirm the results of previous work, solve new or existing problems, support […] read more