When the harshest conditions of winter descend on those of us who live in Canada and the northern U.S.â€”temperatures that go so low that snow makes a creaking sound as you walk over it, wind that cuts into the exposed cheek and drives grainy snow that stings the eyes—that’s when I am thankful for the [...]
Archive for December, 2008
When it comes to assessing the true levels of impacts of industrial activities on wildlife, including birds, conservation science has a rather poor track record. Yes, we have the occasional estimate of the number of birds killed from an oil spill or at a radio tower or from a disease outbreak or poisoning event.
All of [...]