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

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

Wild birds communicate and collaborate with humans, study confirms

Sweltering 2016 is a warning from the future

How are hummingbirds so good at flying?