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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9 telescopes that will change how we see space

59 endearing names for baby animals

These wild animals can help guard your garden

Are fireworks bad for the environment?

The tropics are losing trees at a troubling rate

Americans use less water than they did in 1970

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?