Hopefulness Despite 2.9 Billion Lost Birds

Guest Post by Jim Steele What’s Natural In 2019 bird researchers published Rosenberg et al “Decline of the North American Avifauna”, reporting a decline in 57% of the bird species.…

Shades of Jurassic Park! Miniature dinosaur “exquisitely preserved in amber”

Guest “amateur paleontology” by David Middleton NEWS 11 MARCH 2020This miniature skull belonged to a 2-gram dinosaurThe 100-million-year-old animal might have been the smallest dinosaur. Giuliana Viglione A miniature creature…

Killing Birds

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen — 4 February 2020 The driver of the car pictured in the image here has committed a Federal Crime — a misdemeanor under the Migratory…

More Junk Science From the AAAS of A: Bird Apocalypse Edition

Guest Science! (as in “she blinded me with”) critique by David Middleton One of the best things about my morning emails from the American Association for the Advancement of Science…

A case of comparing apples to tangelos and strawberries…

Guest post by Juliet Walker Former Australian Greens leader Bob Brown’s objection to a proposed wind farm in Tasmania due to the toll on bird life and visual pollution will…

The $2.2 Billion Bird-Scorching Solar Project At California's Ivanpah Plant

It’s not just Wind Turbines that kill wildlife, from the Wall Street Journal: “A giant solar-power project officially opening this week in the California desert is the first of its…