Monday, March 26, 2012
First up, my two Extinction Countdown pieces for Scientific American:
Cameroon Elephant Massacre Shows Poaching, Ivory Trade Require an International Response
Blue-Tailed Skink Declared Extinct in Hawaii
Next up, a wide range of articles for Mother Nature Network:
'Re-branding' global warming is political hot potato
Paul Allen donates $300 million for brain research
Aflac donates $1 million to Chattahoochee River restoration project
Pinyons pining: Man-made noise affects plant growth and seed dispersal
Hillary Clinton praises plan to search for long-lost aviator Amelia Earhart
And finally, for this week anyway, a bunch of items for Green Hands USA:
New Window Tape Helps Reduce Bird Collisions
Tufts University Students Compete While They Recycle
Green Up Vermont Cleans Up Green Mountain State
London Olympics Could be Greenest Ever
Another batch of links coming your way in 7 days!
Monday, March 19, 2012
Endangered Australian Cockatoo Loses One Third of Population in Just 1 Year
Just 55 Alive: World’s Rarest Dolphin Faces Extinction
(Actually, does New Zealand, where those dolphins live, count as "Down Under"? Tell you what, let's assume that it does.)
This week's stories for Mother Nature Network covered the weird, the weird, the bad and the ugly:
Was Vladimir Putin's famous tiger encounter faked?
Bee-rustling: Thieves steal 5,000 honeybees from Houston restaurant
Trump sons under fire for killing elephant, leopard, and other animals on hunting safari
Indiana Woman high on bath salts arrested for neglecting her children
And here are a few new "green living" blog posts for Green Hands USA:
San Francisco Has America's Greenest Taxis
New Adobe Software Promises to Cut Printing by 40%
Minneapolis Embraces Clean Air
There's lots more in the pipeline. Follow me on Twitter for headlines as they happen.
Monday, March 12, 2012
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First up, my two Extinction Countdown articles for Scientific American:
Video: 2 Rhinos Fight for Life after Their Horns Are Chopped Off [Make sure to read down to the comments, where some updates have been posted.]
Ted Turner Donates $1 Million to Help Endangered Gorillas
Next up, my first article for Conservation Magazine, which appears in their new issue:
Mini Livestock: Could giant farm-raised rats shrink the bushmeat trade?
Now, my latest career article for Today's Engineer:
Career Focus: Forensic Engineering
And finally, three eye-opening articles for Mother Nature Network:
Taiwan re-considers importing U.S. beef treated with controversial growth additive
Study: Veterans with PTSD more likely to be prescribed addictive painkillers
Has Hollywood abandoned the Prius and other green vehicles?
Stay tuned for more!
Monday, March 5, 2012
First up, two new Extinction Countdown columns for Scientific American:
At Least 356 Indian Leopards Killed in 2011, Half by Poachers
Poisonous Invasive Plant Protects Australian Lizards from Poisonous Invasive Cane Toads
Next up, a wide range of news articles for Mother Nature Network:
$35 Raspberry Pi computer sells out on first day
Arson: Woman charged with burning down 'The Senator,' a 3,500-year-old tree
Are we experiencing more avalanches?
Nick Nolte mentions pet crow on Oscar red carpet
And finally, a few blog posts for Green Hands USA:
Mitsubishi i Named Greenest Car of 2012
Seattle Tilth Offers Classes on Organic Gardening
West Virginia University Plans Sustainability Awareness Week
That's it for this week -- expect at least one new feature to his the web this coming week, along with some fantastic news that I can't wait to share with you.