Bittel writes the Species Watch column for Earthwire. He also contributes to National Geographic, The Week, and Slate, and serves up science for picky eaters on his website, Bittel Me This. He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife and two tiny wolves. (Note: Wolves may be Pomeranians.)
They’re an inch long. There are fewer than 100 left. Is it worth the effort?
Ocean acidification could be the ultimate weight-loss plan for fish.
Those aren’t tree zits. They’re an epidemic of tiny tree-sapping insects spread by climate change.
The Endangered Species Act now protects 22 species of coral. Here are the four freakiest.