Author, speaker, contributing NY Times opinion writer. Books include House of Lost Worlds, Natural History of The Rich, The Species Seekers, Spineless Wonders.

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@RichardConniff — 5,067 followers, 4,704 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

Hard times times in magazine world. At one major national mag I visited recently, editors who once occupied real offices are now crammed into what they call "veal stalls."

Nov 16, 2017

More evidence the #PetTrade is bad news for #wildlife: #Indonesia police supported by @WCS bust 4 men smuggling cockatoos & parrots stuffed in PVC pipes.

Nov 16, 2017

#Birds nest earlier because of #climatechange, but farmers are slower to adjust plowing time. Result: Ground-nesting birds get turned into hamburger.

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