A light week for new Platt publications, but you'll find some good links below.
First up, my weekly two Extinction Countdown columns for Scientific American:
Six Australian birds declared extinct, although some could have been saved
Lack of food drives human-grizzly conflicts -- and human-grizzly fatalities
Next, a question many of us have been asking:
Are E-books Greener Than Paper Books?
And finally, two book reviews, one for Graphic Novel Reporter:
Beasts of Burden: Animal Rites
...and another for Mother Nature Network:
'Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn't Be Your Alarm Clock'