For decades, the various magazines published by the National Geographic Society have brought the richness of our world to adults and children.
This post considers appearances by the California condor in the Society’s magazines during the 20th century.
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And here is yet another collection of artifacts that represent humans’ interest in the California condor. This post includes 4 types of artifacts with 2 representatives of each type.
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As I prowl libraries and book shops (physical and digital) seeking historical information about the California condor, I often encounter thought-provoking items that are about much more than the condor. That’s because the condor has long been employed as an example of the larger “crisis” involving humans and our environment.
For this post I consider 2 articles from the 1st half of the 20th century that show the long-standing environmental concerns of 2 thoughtful humans.
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When I think of graphic art, or graphics, I think of art that is primarily about conveying information.
This post shows a dozen graphics concerning the California condor. All were found on the web. Gathered together, I believe these have additional value as evidence of humans’ sense of and concern for the condor.
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As a rigorously-protected species, you can’t own a California condor. But you can build your own model of one. Here’s a look at 3 California condor kits.
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