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The California Condor

THE CALIFORNIA CONDOR

By Timothy E.G. Bartel

The way of dodos was their way,       improbable birds

Fated to fall from       Darwin’s leaf-stripped tree.

But man, it turned out,       had wings within him: 80 more words

Poetry

Hall of Ocean Extinction

Confirming extinction in the ocean is difficult, and my researched list is here. To help you visualize that list, below are photos collected to represent each species. 237 more words

Environment: How social media wiped out the passenger pigeon: An extinction story

In Brief: How the world’s (then) most influential communication technology development sent humans into the wild, and passenger pigeons into oblivion. A lesson to be learned in the secondary pitfalls of digital communication. 202 more words

Environment

Free Verse: Last Words

A fan favorite, written for a http://www.writersdigest.com prompt in 2013: write a “last words” poem. Dedicated to my son (and to me, and to every other red-head out there). 38 more words

Poetry

White Gold

 

 White Gold

 

    On October 4, 2013 in over 42 cities around the world, tens of thousands of people joined together to participate in the International March for Elephants. 789 more words

Conservation

Remembering Martha

The Passenger Pigeons was once the most numerous bird species in North America, perhaps in the world. Early colonists were amazed by the vast flocks of the birds, which sometimes darkened the sky for days. 906 more words

General Birding