Extinction’s Yo-Yo  –  The Ivory-billed Woodpecker

“The history of decline of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker is long, complex, and controversial. The last widely accepted sighting of this species in continental North America was 1944. “

The Problem with Preble’s

By Mike Dubrasich Once upon a time there was a taxonomy war waged between two armed camps: the Lumpers and the Splitters. That war is history now, long over. The…

Save the Whales… Or Save the Planet?

Guest “Did the whales do this on porpoise?” by David Middleton Vineyard Wind Harpooned By New Federal Lawsuit By Robert BryceDecember 27, 2021 Despite more than a decade of hype and…

USA finally updates Endangered Species Act after 45 years & the decision is final

Reposted from Dr. Susan Crockford’s Polar Bear Science Posted on August 12, 2019 | Comments Off on USA finally updates Endangered Species Act after 45 years & the decision is…

Not Threatened By Climate Change: Galápagos Islands

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Rightfully famous for its strangely different flora and fauna, the products of ages of isolation from the mainland of South America and the  maybe…

New machine learning method predicts additions to global list of threatened plant species

From Eurekalert Public Release: 3-Dec-2018 Researchers created and trained a machine learning algorithm to assign risk probabilities to 150,000 plant species worldwide University of Maryland The International Union for Conservation…