The end of the Bison on the Great Plains happened around the 1880s. This was the point when herds of … Continue reading The End of the Bison on the Great Plains
Our times are, without doubt, very dark times. The darkest specter is that global warming and species extinction may mean … Continue reading A sliver of hope?
Butterflies like these are an important part of The Moth Snowstorm: a powerful tale of extinction. The above images of … Continue reading The Moth Snowstorm: a powerful tale of extinction.
I have always considered Europe to be one of the most progressives places in the world. But it turns out … Continue reading Is Europe green, actually?
I’m very much afraid that we are rapidly coming to the end of birds, butterflies and wildflowers. In the last … Continue reading The end of birds, butterflies and wildflowers
In 2008 Mark Lynas wrote a book on what life would be like on a much hotter planet. The book … Continue reading Our Future on a Hotter Planet
Massive insect extinction is not about good riddance to irritating bugs. Insects are actually a vital part of almost all … Continue reading Massive insect extinction threatens humans
Most of us don’t understand that climate change is quite complex. Much more complex than we sometimes think. And this … Continue reading Climate change is complex.
Wildflowers fill our mountains and deserts, for now at least. But wildflowers are not as plentiful as they once were. … Continue reading Wildflowers are not as plentiful as they once were.
Wildlife is going extinct in alarming numbers all over the world. Birds are some of the most endangered species. Very … Continue reading Wildlife is going extinct at an alarming rate
There are a lot of good books on climate change. Hundreds of good ones, at least. Below are my favorite … Continue reading Best books on climate change and extinction
A new study shows that billions of birds have recently vanished from North America. This study, which was published in … Continue reading Billions of birds are vanishing
Is Capitalism destroying the earth Here is a short answer to this question. Yes, capitalism is doing a great deal … Continue reading Is capitalism destroying the earth?
Fred Pearce is one of my favorite writers. He has a dozen or so books out, most of them are … Continue reading With Speed and Violence
The Brazilian Rain Forest is in desperate straits right now. And this is mostly because of one man: Jar Bolsonaro. … Continue reading The Brazilian Rain Forest is dying