There’s something to be said for making the pitch look like this. But really, the enemy is ourselves, isn’t it?
Whatever you may think of Naomi Klein, it's interesting to watch how much her interviewer wishes she were interviewing somebody else. [more]
Robust GCM results analyzed by Lehmann et al offer a slew of interesting conclusions in a new analysis. There's little comfort for the American Southwest in the picture. [more]
Anything goes. Proposed topic: What next? What comes after the New York City march in pulling together a global grass roots policy consensus? I mean, we need one, don't we? [more]
In the first of a new series of posts about “How to Look for Mammals”, I take a look at one of our semi aquatic species, the Eurasian otter. The Eurasian otter is distributed across Europe and into Eurasia, but … Continue reading →
Reid N, Hayden B, Lundy MG, Pietravalle S, McDonald RA & Montgomery WI (2013). National Otter Survey of Ireland 2010/12, Irish Wildlife Manuals No. 76. National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dublin, Ireland, Other:
Hiatus? What hiatus?
August 2014 was the warmest August on record. Three of the last 12 months have been the warmest for that calendar month, but one of them (November) was in 2013.
Originally posted on hares on the hill:In December 2015 we want at least one of the 122 countries who are signed up to the Treaty of Rome to table an amendment, a proposed addition, a 5th international crime to…
I’m writing this from The Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara Valley Preserve in north-central Nebraska, where I’m attending a prescribed fire planning workshop. The weather up here is beautiful, and the prairies are already wearing their autumn colors. The most conspicuous color … Continue reading →
I was fortunate to have the opportunity to present a workshop at the National Biodiversity Data Centre on Saturday September 13th on the art of “Tracking Ireland’s Mammals”. This was the third year this workshop was held, and over the course … Continue reading →
Poachers snatch parrots from the wild to sell as pets, and about 30 percent of the world’s parrot species are in jeopardy. But do the thieves tend to catch the most attractive parrots, or do they simply go for the birds that are easiest to bag? To find out, a research team analyzed data on
Post by Grace Costantino with significant contributions from Field Book Project blog post, "Field Notes from a Battle Against Extinction," by Sonoe Nakasone.We are in the midst of Hispanic Heritage Month, an annual celebration of the "histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America." This is also an excellent opportunity to celebrate Hispanic biodiversity. We're kicking things off with a look at one
By Jon Hakim
Make sure to start at Part I.
“Snake call! It's the python. Are you up? We got a call for the python.”
The words were almost the same, but I woke up to see that
Caesar's face held a grimace. The
call he feared had come.
Let's back up to the night before.
In the last post I left you in a moment of triumph. Kanai had led four of us right to our
Rahman, Shahriar Caesar & et al. (2013). Monsoon does matter: annual activity patterns in a snake assemblage from Bangladesh, The Herpetological Journal, 23 203-208.