Tag Archives: conservation

Review: “Wild Ones” shows a new side of our shrinking world

I’ll miss the sharks. I’ll miss the sea turtles and the manatees. These are the species that have my heart—and that’s not fair. In his 2013 book, Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes with condors!

By Madeline McCurry-Schmidt In March, I wrote a post about why researchers and conservationists want to protect the California condor. My friend Corinne Ross, an intern with the Fish and Wildlife Service Condor Recovery Program, explained the odd process of condor … Continue reading

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How condors do (and don’t do) it

By Madeline McCurry-Schmidt On a recent Saturday night, I was sitting on my sofa, watching tv, when I got a call about condor sex. “They are getting frisky right now,” said my friend, Corinne Ross. Ross was perched on a … Continue reading

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