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.

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How coral reefs can help us endure climate change

How hurricanes are named (and why)

Are hurricanes linked to global warming?

Yes, bats really do eat a lot of mosquitoes

Satellite captures video of lightning from space

Why do rivers need riverkeepers?

Which U.S. volcanoes are most dangerous?

If you see a skunk dance like this, get away

Big predators are showing up in surprising places more often. (That's a good sign.)

Videos capture 'curtain of fire' as volcano erupts in Hawaii neighborhood

'Rip Van Winkle' plants can hide underground for 20 years

Lyrid meteor shower to peak on Earth Day