Wednesday, December 04, 2013
This year, the annual migration of monarch butterflies was just 3 million, down from 60 million the year before. New York Times contributor Jim Robbins talks about why some experts are worried that the migratory pattern could be on the brink of collapse. His article, “The Year the Monarch Didn’t Appear,” was in the Sunday Review on November 24.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Monday, July 01, 2013
One of the great dinosaur puzzles, the dinosaur mystery, is why did they suddenly die off? Scientists have been debating this question for almost a hundred years and one of the most beautiful notions came from an insect scholar who thought maybe caterpillars did it.
Monday, May 07, 2012
Red admiral butterflies have been attracting attention all over the city and throughout New Jersey this weekend. Scientists agree that the abundance of these flower-loving creatures is an unusual occurrence.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
The butterflies gracing New York's streets and gardens are Monarch butterflies, currently making their way through the city en route to the mountains of Michoacán, Mexico where they will spend the winter.