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The great disappearance of the passenger pigeon - and a comeback?

WATCH ABOVE: A preview for 16×9’s “Resurrecting Species.”

Imagine a nesting site over three times the size of the City of Toronto, an immense blanket of passenger pigeons. 636 more words


Sculpture for Survivors~

Continue the sculpture making, first showing the colour testing, by pigment under glaze, and transparent glaze on top

Bald Eagle, out of kiln finally, 3-4 pieces fallen off, next time stick it harder!!! 42 more words

MADM Unit 1 Assessment

A few things you can do to make the world a better place!

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There are so many ways to be involved with the environment, and what’s even better is that some of our small changes can make big differences! 262 more words


Animal's Are Living Creatures Too

Recently I read a writing piece titled “Humans Are Wiping out Species a Thousand Times Faster than They Can Be Created.” To be honest, I was quite frightened by the statistics stated in this piece. 312 more words

Animal Cruelty

Thinking Through Extinction

In case you missed it, there has been a lot of discussion lately about the possibility of bringing the passenger pigeon back through cloning.  If we leave aside for the moment the pros and cons of such a move, we can more clearly see the ways in which extinction as a phenomenon continues to haunt our collective human imagination, reminding us of just how precarious our own existence as a species remains, especially as the consequences of our rapid march toward modernity become increasingly obvious to even the most casual observer.   656 more words