Science Stories and More ——— From Elizabeth Deatrick
In the low, shrubby arid forests of Honduras, a tiny flying jewel darts through the air. The Honduran Emerald Hummingbird, a victim of rampant habitat destruction, has been dwindling for decades. But in July, the bird was added to the U.S. Federal Endangered Species List–and thanks to the efforts of conservationists, there’s finally some hope for the Emerald’s future.
Read all about it in the piece I wrote for Audubon!
Photo credit: Dominic Sherony, on Wikimedia Commons