—”consuming an animal protected by the national wildlife protection law could be punished by imprisonment of 10 or more years”.
— “What we really want is grace” E O Wilson in Wall Street Journal — “I was doing the year of wandering” E O Wilson in Harvard Gazette Q: What is your philosophy of writing? Do you have writing habits? Q: What was it about entomology that attracted you? Q: What is most exciting about your field right now? http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303626804579506012946655636?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702303626804579506012946655636.html ‘Search until you find a passion and go all out to excel in its expression’
— “distribution and conservation of global evolutionary distinctness in birds”, published on Thursday in the journal; Current Biology found that species representing the most evolutionary history over the smallest area as well as some of the most threatened distinct species are often found far from places that are species-rich or already on the conservation radar.” http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/10/worlds-100-most-unique-endangered-birds giant ibis new caledonian owlet-nightjar california condor kakapo kagu bengal florican forest owlet philippine eagle christmas island frigatebird sumatran ground-cuckoo spoon-billed sandpiper northern bald ibis plains-wanderer new zealand storm-petrel hooded grebe white-shouldered ibis maleo black-hooded coucal madagascar serpent-eagle dwarf olive ibis rufous scrub-bird noisy…
— and how to get your daily bat facts http://www.fws.gov/endangered/about/episodes/ep_42_2014/media/clip.mp3 http://www.fws.gov/endangered/about/ep_42_2014.html
“Stars at Dawn.” Digital chromogenic print mounted on plexiglas. 25 by 20 inches — “Over 300 species of birds migrate through New York City each year. Many are disoriented by illuminated structures and mirrored glass on buildings”: Silent Migration
BALLENGÉE is best known for his continuing research project Malamp (malformed amphibian): a scientific and artistic study of anatomical deformities in frogs and other amphibians. Up to 40% of the approximately seven thousand known species of amphibians are currently endangered or already extinct. http://www.feldmangallery.com/pages/artistsrffa/artbal01.html read: requiem pour flocons de neige blessés
— “tours in a human experiment: biosphere 2, 32540 s. biosphere road, oracle, AZ directions: from tucson, take oracle road (highway 77) for about 30 miles and turn right at the sign. hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily” http://www.fresnobee.com/2014/04/03/3857904/exploring-biosphere-2.html
— “the reason a professor and nine Stanford students have joined the fight against wildlife trafficking – and they are making a difference.” http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/march/wildlife-trafficking-law-040114.html