Help find the Franklin’s Bumble Bee

If you’re in Southern Oregon or Northern California, you might be able to help in the search for a species of bee that is, at best, endangered and, at worst, extinct. The Franklin’s bumble bee (Bombus Franklini) is endemic to this region and has not been seen in 15 years. You can learn more at … Read more

“Penguins are in trouble”

This from a sobering research report published last week by some of the world’s leading experts on penguins. The report notes that “more than half of the world’s 18 penguin species are declining.” The three species most in danger are: African penguin Gal├ípagos penguin Yellow-eyed penguin (seen below in New Zealand) The report notes that … Read more