Jason Bittel

Author

Bittel writes the Species Watch column for onEarth. He also contributes to National GeographicThe Week, and Slate, and serves up science for picky eaters on his website, BittelMeThis.com. He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife and two tiny wolves. (Note: Wolves may be Pomeranians.)

Stories

In the Game of Extinction, It’s Good to Be Average

October 20, 2017

The Unassuming Crayfish—and Its Path of Devastation

October 05, 2017

These Species Have Hung On for Millions of Years. Will the Trump Administration Push Them to Extinction?

September 21, 2017

Did Hurricane Harvey Signal the Last Dance for Attwater’s Prairie Chickens?

September 08, 2017

When a Wildfire Raged Outside L.A., These Biologists Went on a Rescue Mission—for a Fish

August 31, 2017

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