Russell McLendon

Russell McLendon
Russell is science editor for Mother Nature Network. He writes MNN's Translating Uncle Sam features, works on infographics and other special projects, and blogs for the Earth Matters channel.

Russell's most recent content

Earth gets a surge of new ocean sanctuaries

What to know right now about Zika virus

Why flowering meadows are better than lawns

Clever animation reveals hidden cost of deforestation in less than 1 minute

Popular pesticides cause major damage to bees, new study shows

Why cardinals can be good for your health

How polluted is U.S. drinking water?

Extreme bees live on edge of active volcano

15 useful facts about Zika mosquitoes

The ancestor of all known life was a microbe that ate hydrogen from deep-sea volcanoes

Are wildfires getting worse?

Earth's tiniest porpoise approaches extinction