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Planning Ahead

by Charlene Burgi

Rumor has it that we are in for an El Niño winter. I am not certain what that means since every report comes up with various predictions that span from getting drenched to mild inclement weather to continued drought. 554 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

Today’s prompt says, “With an intuitive approach, I considered the photos’ subject matter and graphic attributes and chose those that resonated with each other, creating cross-dependencies and visual analogies. 67 more words


Breeding Bird Survey results show species decline across UK

The latest annual report of the joint BTO, JNCC and RSPB Breeding Bird Survey is now available.

The report contains trends of 112 species of common and widespread bird and mammal species across all habitats and areas of the UK during the period 1994-2013. 444 more words


How to Save the World, in One Simple Step.

Take your kid to the dump.

A.k.a, your local land-fill.  A.k.a, the Garbage Graveyard.

No kids?

Take yourself.  Take a date.  Take your Mom.  Take your dog. 1,028 more words

Nicaragua to Move Forward with Canal Project

Officials in Nicaragua are moving forward with plans to create a large canal in order to form a trans-oceanic waterway. The Nicaraguan government wants the dig to start as soon as December and is certain that the presence of the canal will have a positive effect. 322 more words

Environmental Hazards

OAP: great blue turaco

One of the few animals I saw on a regular basis while in Sierra Leone was the Great Blue Turaco. The first time I was told by Papanie that the giant blue bird that flew overhead was a turaco I was shocked. 376 more words