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

Why would militants take over a wildlife refuge?

Earth gets a surge of new ocean sanctuaries

11 startling stats about Earth's disappearing wildlife

This blue-leafed plant isn't afraid of the dark

New video reveals lunar views of Earthrise

Predator-proof fence saves seabirds in Hawaii

Spiders can hear you from across a room

How to attract bats to your yard

This hummingbird is ready for Halloween

What is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch?

U.S. declares bees endangered for first time

What are the different types of lightning?