Conservation triage: clarity or confusion?

Triage_Wikipedia

What do you see when we talk about triage? A spreadsheet or a corpse?

Triage is one of the most contentious topics in conservation science. It asks the questions: Which species should we save? Which species should we abandon? Or maybe it doesn’t. That depends on who you talk to. When we talk about triage, we talk about different things.

This short post on the importance of clear communication is hosted on Manu Saunders’ blog site, Ecology is Not a Dirty Word. Continue to read the full story.

Drawing the essence of a bird: the art of Milly Formby

blackswanprint1I’m always going down to the Swan River here, and I love just walking along the sand and feeling the sand between my toes and walking in the water and looking at the reflection of the light on the water, and the shells and the colours, and wishing that I could capture every tiny little bit of it on paper. Continue reading