Slate Covers Birding
Not only is a fellow Queens bird blogger interviewed, but the article, by Nathan Heller, ends with this:
Despite their reputation as quirky hobbyists, birders are on the front line of our problematic efforts to defy nature—to travel faster, reach farther, outsmart it—without encroaching on its habits. Their worries are the worries of a nuclear power writ small, and we could do much worse than let them lead us through the forest ahead as they watch the sky.
What do you think of that as a closing? Personally, I think that, yes, the world would be a better place if birders were in charge…
Link via Amy Hooper.