Questioning Cloning
Conservation trends

Questioning Cloning

People are cloning the world’s oldest redwoods. Archangel Ancient Tree Archive is planting their clones en mass around the world in an effort to create robust forests of the future. They say these ancient clones will reverse deforestation across the planet and combat climate change in the process. These are lofty claims and they have me worried. … Continue reading

Taking flight
Flora & Fauna

Taking flight

I’m visiting St. Paul this week and smiling with every Minnesotan because today is the first beautiful spring day following months of snow. As the temperature climbed into the 70’s this afternoon, I sat by Jewel Lake on St. Catherine’s University campus and watched the wildlife. An egret stalked prey with its feet in the … Continue reading