Lost Memories and Empty Forests: The Passenger Pigeon

Can we miss a memory we’ve never had? Few people realize that the hardwood forests of eastern U.S. are now devoid of what was once the most abundant bird in North America – the passenger pigeon.

Battling Environmental Depression: Learning How to Die in the Anthropocene

Many people confess to feeling depressed or pessimistic about the state of the global environment, but ‘Learning How to Die in the Anthropocene’ can help.

Dodos, Dimwits, and Fat Arses

Ever wonder about the knee caps of extinct dodos? Scientific discoveries challenge our preconceptions about extinct species like the dodo (e.g., weak, dim-witted, poorly adapted, inevitably doomed, etc.).