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Love Letters, Sources

Adkins, Collette, Lawsuit Filed Over Trump Administration Failure to Update Plan to Save Red Wolves, Center for Biological Diversity,  

Nov. 19, 2019,

Aguilera, Jasmine, The Trump Administration's Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction, Time, August 14, 2019,


Attenborough, Sir David, The 60 Minutes Interview,

Breimann, Kate, We must save wildlife if we are ever going to save ourselves, Bay Journal, November 20, 2019, updated July 10, 2020,

Butchart, Stuart H.M., Lowe, Stephen, Martin, Rob W., Symes, Andy, Westrip, James R.S., Wheatley, Hannah, Which bird species have gone extinct? A novel quantitative classification approach, Biological Conservation, Volume 227, November 2018, Pages 9-18,

Clark, Raymond B. Jr., Historical Handkerchiefs, Fenimore Art Museum, New York History, Vol. 36, No. 2, April, 1955, pp 189-196

Friedman, Lisa, U.S. Significantly Weakens Endangered Species Act, New York Times, Aug. 12, 2019,


Grandoni, Dino and Fears, Darryl, Biden administration moves to bring back endangered species protections undone under Trump, Washington Post, June 4, 2021,

Klare, Michael, Rethinking Our Relationship to the Natural World After Covid-19, The Nation, April 3, 2020,

Kolbert, Elizabeth, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, Henry Holt and Company, New York, 2014

Langley, Liz, What is extinction? The answer is complicated, National Geographic

National Audubon Society, Audubon California; New Audubon Science: Two-Thirds of North American Birds at Risk of Extinction Due to Climate Change,

Osborn, Emma, The Political Handkerchief, A Study of Politics and Semiotics in Textiles, The Textile Society of America 13th Biennial Symposium: Textiles and Politics, 2012,

Rubenstein, Leni, The Great Art of China’s Soundless Poems, Fidelio, Spring, 1999, The Schiller Institute

Scholtz, Werner, Ed., Animal Welfare and International Environmental Law: From Conservation to Compassion, New Horizons in Environmental and Energy Law series, Edward Elgar, 2019

J. Walston, K.U. Karanth, and E.J. Stokes. 2010. Avoiding the Unthinkable: What Will it Cost to Prevent Tigers Becoming Extinct in the Wild? Wildlife Conservation Society, New York. July, 2015;

Wuerthner, George, Crist, Eileen, Butler, Tom, eds, Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of Earth, Island Press, Washington, DC, 2014


The Cousteau Society,


The Endangered Species Act,

The Endangered Species Coalition,

The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Red List,

The Jane Goodall Institute,

World Wildlife Organization, Species Directory,

Species’ Notes

Franklin’s Bumblebee,

Wyoming Toad,

Florida Panther,

Staghorn Coral,

Bowhead Whale,

     Kit M. Kovacs, Christian Lydersen, Jade Vacquiè-Garcia, Olga Shpak, Dmitry Glazov, Mads Peter Heide-Jørgensen, The endangered Spitsbergen bowhead whales' secrets revealed after hundreds of years in hiding, 10 June 2020,     
    Peter O. Thomas, Randall R. Reeves, Robert L. Brownell, Jr., Status of the World's Baleen Whales, Marine Mammal Science, December, 2015

Maltese Ray,

White-Bellied Heron,

Blue-tailed Skink,

Scimatar Oryx,

Hooded Grebe,

     Tango in the Wind, Birdlife International and Aves Argentina,

Apparition Orchid,

Forest Gardenia,


Mexican Grey Wolf,

Artists, Images, Audio


Byars, James Lee, The Perfect Love Letter is I Write I Love You Backward in the Air, ©James Lee Byars, 1974,

Denes, Agnes, Why Did Agnes Denes Create This Wheatfield in New York?;

Dine Sand Painting:

Forman, Zaria,

Hesse, Eva,


Long, Richard,

Prince of Wales Commemorative Handkerchief

Tibetan Sand Painting Dispersal Ceremony,

Tricolored Blackbird, Agelaius tricolor, Steve Hampton, Yolo County, CA, 2003


Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0,


World Map, Hammer Projection,

Zhou, Shen, Turtledove Calling for Rain,

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