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Perched bog and yellow mistletoe

Canterbury Botanical Society, Torlesse Foothills, 19th April 2015

Saturday’s trip was postponed to Sunday with spectacular results. Saturday was bleak but Sunday……. Starting at an artificial irrigation lake in the foothills of the Torlesse Range we explored the wetland remnant that survived. 799 more words

Invasion of the Green Crabs!

Since I was away on vacation, there have been many things going on that have implications for both the economy and the environment in Maine. As it turns out, the very area where I and my family were camping is actually Ground Zero for one of the most potentially important invasions in Maine’s local history: the green crab. 531 more words

Just before the final extinction

Just before the final extinction
There were strange and wonderful creatures
Elusive slabs of silver
Darting through the water
Among shape-shifting bulbs
Trailing fierce limbs… 128 more words


I think it's called "Weather"...

Former UN Lead Author: Global Warming Caused By ‘Natural Variations’ In Climate

Global temperature change observed over the last hundred years or so is well within the natural variability of the last 8,000 years, according to a…

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Going Green (but mostly just going)

The Royal Dockyard in Bermuda is the former Royal Navy base and is now a cruise ship port and home of the National Museum. The museum is housed in a series of former Navy buildings set among green grassy areas within the sea walls. 277 more words