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Ecology is an Orthodox word

The Greek word oikos (house, home, dwelling) has fallen on hard times. It is now a brand of Greek-style yo-gurt. I guess it could be worse; it could have become the name for a house-shaped bucket of KFC artery-clogging grease! 437 more words

Living Large...

Every time I open my laptop and search under the heading of ‘Tiny Houses’ I am each and every time amazed at the growth of this evolutionary movement. 321 more words

Random Musings

See How Much Hotter Your City Is Than Anywhere Else, Just Because It's A City

The urban heat island effect makes cities extra hot–and some cities are more extra hot than others.

Summers in the U.S. have been warming since the 1970s due to climate change, though it might not seem like it if you’re riding out this unusually cool August in the northeast and midwest. 367 more words

Ecology

The Smokies are Mountains Too

by Matt Dodson

Corvallis, Oregon

Since I’ve been living in Corvallis, I’ve heard some friends complain about the mountains here—especially the Oregon Coast Range.  “They’re not… 1,171 more words

Adventure

Please do not disturb

If you leave your experiment behind in the Scandinavian mountains, you will have to deal with the wildlife up there.

We learned that lesson the hard way. 179 more words

Science

A happy reunion

This July, we planted seeds on 1000 meters in the mountains, well above their current growing limits.

Now, at the end of August, we were very curious to see if they managed to germinate. 213 more words

Science

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Recent post about my fieldwork in Abisko on the Arctic Research Blog!

A happy reunion

This July, we planted seeds on 1000 meters in the mountains, well above their current growing limits.

Now, at the end of August, we were very curious to see if they managed to germinate. 213 more words

Science