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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Millions of environmentalists are registered to vote in the U.S. but don't. What if they did?

Are we headed for a world without turtles?

Volunteers rally around the planet for Clean Up the World Weekend

NASA images of hurricanes from space

13 amazing antics of ants

7 mind-bending facts about magic mushrooms

Meet the planet's 25 most endangered primates

The surprising beauty and benefits of driftwood

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Most Americans support the Endangered Species Act — but that might not matter

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