Thoughts on the Messenger, Part 2

There was a tie for runner-up in the most heartbreaking moments of the documentary The Messenger. Candidate 1:  Hundreds of birds killed by window collisions, from tiny hummingbirds to large blue jays to an incongruous duck, carefully laid out on a white background while a crowd of onlookers gathered. Millions (nearly a billion according to […]

Pondering conservation

“Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.” ~E.O.Wilson I agree with the sentiment, and yet believe that I would likely burn the painting if I was hungry enough. Conservation has to offer solutions that take into account the reality of poverty while also combating the reality of […]