TheGuardian, July 29, 2020: Loss of bees causes shortage of key food crops, study finds
NYTimes, July 2, 2020: Canada’s Sparrows Are Singing a New Song. You’ll Hear It Soon.
NYTimes, June 22, 2020: Not exactly news, but an interesting read about giving rattlesnakes a break. The Misunderstood, Maligned Rattlesnake
EcoWatch, May 18, 2020: In Florida, Scientists Spot ‘Ultra-Rare’ Blue Bee Feared Extinct
Science, May 20, 2020: A deadly virus is killing wild rabbits in North America
LiveScience, May 20, 2020: High-speed video shows every second of a praying mantis’s lethal strike
WashingtonPost, Mar. 24, 2020: For more than a decade, butterflies have repeatedly landed on me. I think I’m blessed by the red admiral.
NYTimes, Mar. 20, 2020: West Coast flocks are going missing. What’s Happening to the Monarch Butterfly Population?
CNN, Mar. 3, 2020: Pesticides Damage the Brains of Baby Bees, Research Shows
NYTimes, Mar. 2, 2020: Sneezing Dogs, Dancing Bees: How Animals Vote
WashingPost, Feb. 22, 2020: Welcome Bugs into your yard. You might just save the world.
The Guardian, Feb. 20, 2020: Fates of humans and insects intertwined, warn scientists
WashingtonPost, Feb. 3, 2020: World’s fireflies threatened by habitat loss and light pollution, experts warn
CNN, Jan. 21, 2020: The missing link between dinosaurs and birds has been found. ‘Dancing dragon’ feathered dinosaur fossil discovered in China
Nationalgeographic, Jan. 9, 2020: 10 new birds discovered in ‘lost world’
Smithsonianmag, Jan. 14, 2020: Like Humans, Grasshoppers Grapple With Gravity’s Effects on Blood Pressure
Washington Post, Dec. 5, 2019: Birds are shrinking. These scientists say it’s a consequence of global warming.
ScienceAlert, Nov. 21, 2019: This Fossil Find of an Ancient ‘Snake With Legs’ Tells an Incredible Story
BBC, Sept. 15, 2019: Wasps: If you can’t love them, at least admire them
NYTimes: Tiny and sort of cute, they live nearly everywhere, including our yards.The Tardigrade: Practically Invisible, Indestructible ‘Water Bears’
Nationalgeographic.com: Hollywood’s Hummingbird Rehabber Tells All
Huffpost.com: Bright Lights Bring More Bad News for Urban Bats
Acoustics.org: These spiders might be “singing” right in your very own yard. Take a listen. Can a Spider Sing?
CNN: Recent studies suggest another alarming addition to the list of threats facing bees—aluminum-laced nectar: Are bees getting dementia?
Huffpost: Uh, oh! We can run, but we can’t hide. From mosquitoes, that is — it’s in our genes!
Thedailybeast, Review of: The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness. This fascinating book presents an entertaining look at the amazing intelligence of octopuses and the implication that all wildlife might be self-aware. Including those in our own yards.