Monday, February 6, 2012
Flightless parrots, Alaskan weirdness, and lots of turtles
First up, two new pieces for my Extinction Countdown blog for Scientific American:
Accidental Kakapo Death Lowers Population of Rare, Flightless Parrots to 127 Birds
Satellites to Track Rare Royal Turtle in Cambodia [Video]
Next up, the usual collection of news items (at least one of them rather odd) for Mother Nature Network:
Alaska proposes federal takeover of NYC's Central Park
CDC issues new warning about salmonella from pet turtles
Causes founder Joe Green doesn't regret not helping Mark Zuckerberg launch Facebook
Brazilian Blowout hair treatment ruled carcinogenic
And finally, several short blog posts for Green Hands USA:
Which Global Companies Are Greenest?
Black Warrior Riverkeepers Talk About Alabama Coal Ash
Journey North: Free Program Teaches Kids About Migration
Newark Delaware Seeks Sustainability
This coming week should see three new tech-oriented feature articles that have been pending for a while. Meanwhile, I'll be diving into seven new features and a boatload of other articles. It's going to be a busy month!