Love Your Planet: Fight the Feral Cat Crisis

It’s no exaggeration to say that the world is experiencing a feral cat crisis. Domestic cats are cute and cuddly. They purr and knead our knees with their paws while we pet them. They provide co...

Birding Benefits: 7 Ways to Enrich Your LIfe

While participating in a local Christmas Bird Count ten days ago, a thought hit me, not for the first time. Birding is good for me. It enriches my life. Here’s how it can enrich your life, too. ...

Australia’s Mound Builders

In the avian world, the term ‘big foot’ bears no relation whatsoever to the mythical sasquatch of the Pacific northwest, but rather refers to the Megapodiidae (mega = big; pod = foot), an ...

Dingoes and Devils to the Rescue?

When humans enter an environment sans Homo sapiens, they inevitably cause transformations to native flora and fauna which spiral far into the future. If they introduce alien plant and animal species i...