Ted Williams's Blog Archive February, 2012

Everything's Polluted Anyway (EPA)

Employees within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have a more realistic moniker for their agency – Everything’s Polluted Anyway, a name which explains EPA’s cautious inaction in the face of serious pollution threats.

Mystery Seabird May Not Be Extinct

(Washington, D.C., February 16, 2012) A bird species known only from two records and thought possibly to be extinct is again making news. Scientists have announced that they have evidence -- found in the last decade but only recently confirmed -- of small numbers of Bryan’s Shearwaters on islands in Japan.