In December, my third Scientists in the Field book “The Lizard Scientists: Studying Evolution in Action” will come out. It follows scientists studying evolution in the anole family of lizards as they adapt to new environments in the Caribbean islands. I’d seen a wildlife film, “Laws of the Lizard” and …
Here’s my latest book, Pika Country: Climate Change at the Top of the World. I’ve been working on this project for a long time, and now it’s be available to everyone!
This book’s text and gorgeous photos show how beavers create an environment for thousands of living things. Their ponds become homes for microscopic life, fish, birds, turtles, and more.
Learn how scientists are studying this unique species to help it survive an unusual kind of cancer that has been ravaging the Tasmanian devil populations. They study the genetics, ecology, and immunology of the devils to unravel the disease’s secrets.
Young readers can peer into the private lives of these powerful birds as they feed and protect their chicks with gentle care. They’ll also learn how scientists are using osprey chicks to study contamination in a river from heavy metals from earlier mining.
This book for the whole family follows Camas, a bison calf growing up on the American Prairie Reserve, through the year, exploring, learning, and enduring hazards as the seasons come and go. Sidebars provide more information about bison life.