Tuesday, January 01, 2008

No Way Home



"Their migrations speak to us in some unfathomably deep way. Birders flock to stopover sites like Cape May, N.J., to watch birds on their journeys to the far north in the spring and back to the tropics in the fall. Eco-tourists head for the Serengeti to train binoculars on herds of wildebeest that stretch to the horizon. American schoolchildren watch monarch butterflies hatch from chrysalises in their classrooms and then see them off on their trip to Mexico. But in his new book 'No Way Home,' David Wilcove, a Princeton biologist, warns that 'the phenomenon of migration is disappearing around the world.'"

Link: Book Review

Link: 'No Way Home' at Amazon.com

Monarch Butterfly © 2008 Mike McDowell

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