Ian Tattersall is Curator Emeritus, Division of Anthropology, at the American Museum of Natural History, and with Rob DeSalle co-curated the Museum’s Hall of Human Origins. The author lives in New York City.
Elephant populations continue to dwindle in Tanzania.
With proper safeguards, water currents can be harnessed out of sight.
Barely pulled back from the brink of extinction, California condors are still being poisoned by lead-based ammunition.
Vulnerable everywhere in the wild, lions already face regional extinction.