Dr. Gordon Wilson was awarded a PhD in Environmental Science and Public Policy by George Mason University in Virginia for his research on the reproductive ecology of the eastern box turtle. Before that, he received a BS in Secondary Education/Biology and an MS in Entomology from the University of Idaho. Since 2003 he has been a faculty member at New Saint Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho, where he is currently a Senior Fellow of Natural History.
A study published in the journal Science analyzed immense amounts of population data of more than 500 species of birds. The bottom line is very disturbing.