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Yet another set of Transitional Forms, this time to Turtles

Creationists, desperate to hold on to a literalist interpretation of the Christian Bible and deny the empirical reality of evolution, have been scrabbling lately to identify a diminishing set of missing “transitional forms” between different animal and plant classes, orders, and families. As scientists identify scores of transitional forms between prokaryotes and eukaryotes, between fish […]

Sea Turtle Settlement

The new agreement on a decision about loggerheads and leatherbacks is progress, but it’s worth remembering that the Bush Administration frequently broke such agreements. If the Obama Administration does the same, all that the Center for Biological Diversity can do is to file suit again. […]

Loggerhead Turtle Asks Obama for Help

President Obama promised to let science work without political interference – so why can’t Obama obey the law, and give a decision on the status of the loggerhead and leatherback turtles within the required time? […]