For my darling grandchildren, I bequest imminent death... An eminent scientist discusses why humans will be extinct within 100 years. Tipoff from 10,000 birds.
A very detailed and interesting account of life at a Caspian Tern colony in Louisiana, that (so far) shows no sign of oil. Cornell University blog.
What's to be done about wild species (gasp!) hybridizing? Prospective number one, prospective number two. Tipoff from Russlings blog.
"Here, mommy will show you how to scrape the oil off of your feet". Globs and globs of oil pellets not deterring moms and kids from swimming at Destin Beach, Florida. Check out those yellow waves...