ePostcard #155: A Voyage to Haida Gwaii

ePostcard #155: A Voyage to Haida Gwaii

ePostcard #155: A Voyage to Haida Gwaii Note of Acknowledgment: Cloud Ridge’s May 2022 voyage to Haida Gwaii—the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Haida people—enriched our understanding of the uniqueness of Haida Gwaii and the Haida culture....
ePostcard #154: A Naturalist’s Bookshelf

ePostcard #154: A Naturalist’s Bookshelf

ePostcard #154: A Naturalist’s Bookshelf Illustration Credit: Courtesy of the Human Origins Program, and adapted from the United States Geological Survey and Visible Earth, NASA. This wonderful ammonite-like representation shows the geological time scale, with the...
ePostcard #153: Extinction Matters

ePostcard #153: Extinction Matters

ePostcard #153: Extinction Matters Illustration Credit: Woolly Mammoth painting courtesy of artist Mauricio Anton and Ecology Letters. DOI: 10.1111/ele.13911. UNDERSTANDING EXTINCTION Ask any child to name an extinct animal, and most will tell you the name of their...
ePostcard #152: Humans and Megafauna

ePostcard #152: Humans and Megafauna

ePostcard #152: Humans and Megafauna Photo Credit: Courtesy of José Iriarte. ROCK ART EVIDENCE Dateline: December 3, 2020. A major discovery at the archeological site of Cerro Azul in the Serranía La Lindosa, Colombia, provides proof that the Amazon rainforest’s...
ePostcard #151: The Armadillo Bestiary

ePostcard #151: The Armadillo Bestiary

ePostcard #151: The Armadillo Bestiary Photo Credit (above): Courtesy of Fernando Trujillo for IUCN. The Giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus) is one of the largest species of armadillos, and ranges in length from 2 to 3 feet. It is easily recognizable due to its...