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Scientists Launch Study Of Complex Ecosystems In Bronx River

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Scientists have launched a study into plant and animal life in the Bronx River, in the interest of improving the river ecosystem and eventually making the river into an attraction. 280 more words


Martha and Mary

Dot writes: Here’s a post in praise of the contemplative life. In the middle ages the cloistered orders, those who thought and prayed, were thought to have taken a holier path than those who went out and got their hands dirty in the world. 120 more words

Lucky Dip

Curious Friday: A Gathering?

It is on those rare occasions
When you come upon something unusual
A gathering of ducks
On the side of the road
Why were they there?
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Landscapes And Natural Habitats

How The iPhone 6 May Be The Start Of Apple's 'Back To Music' Strategy

With the launch of its new iPhones just round the corner Apple could be forgiven for feeling rather more positive about its smartphone outlook than it has for a while. 1,007 more words

Six charts to show that the Great Barrier Reef is in deep trouble

The future of Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral structure and an unmatched biodiversity haven, looks grim. That’s the conclusion of an  580 more words

Effects of acorn mass production on populations

This interactive module, from NOVA Education, shows how the periodic mass production of acorns by oak trees has widespread effects on various animals in the ecosystem, as well as on nearby human populations. 47 more words

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Elephants – Engineers of forest

Until few years back I was lethargic (I knew my interests within me, but the ignition to bring it out was missing), but was always keen about getting the knowledge of animals, birds and trees as a nature lover. 786 more words