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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For the first time, a mammal species is extinct because of human-induced climate change

Great Backyard Bird Count takes flight

Give the gift of roaches for Valentine's Day

20 tips for camping in the depths of winter

A few interesting facts about flying squirrels

This couple created and hiked a new 2,600-mile loop through the Pacific Northwest

In memory of species declared extinct in 2018 — plus one we've already lost in 2019

A timeline of the distant, disturbing future of life on Earth

Tree frog with strange claw discovered in remote Andean dwarf forest

Mysterious Texas canines have 'ghost' DNA of red wolves

Why wild giraffes are suffering a 'silent extinction'

Conservationists plant a 'super grove' of redwood trees cloned from ancient stumps