Tag Archives: climate

Evolution is just warming up

There are many ways we influence evolution in contemporary time, or in our lifetime. While I have been focused on how we influence the process by way of the chemicals we use, life evolves in response to fishing, hunting, driving, and now there is evidence that life is evolving in response to climate change. No […]

Grizzlies of Glacier or, A Walk in the Park

(Cross posted from Island Press Field Notes) (Not exactly toxic stuff, and only a little evolution!)   We trail a band of French women. We are on our way to Iceberg Lake in Glacier National Park and they are making a racket, singing loudly. Though we revel in Nature’s music—a bird call, the rush of […]