First, check out the Top Ten List of 2011’s newly discovered species. These include a sneezing monkey, a beautiful blue tarantula, and the deepest-living terrestrial multicellular organisms on earth (called “Devil’s Worms”). Read the post here. Then read my Q & A with Dr. David Inouye of the University of Maryland. He talks about how climate change is disrupting the timing of first blooms in northern ecosystems, and how this is affecting the hummingbirds that travel to fill up on nectar on pollinate these flowers. Read the post here.