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Indonesian Scientists on Social Media - #WomenTweetScienceToo

“Kadarshian Index or K-Index is a comparison of a scientist’s number of Twitter followers with their citations. … Although the index is named for a woman, Science’s survey highlights the poor representation of female scientists on Twitter …                 Of the 50 most followed scientists, only four are women.”  – (
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A duskywing, perhaps Horace’s (Erynnis horatius), the other option being Juvenal’s (E. juvenalis). All very classical, no? The similar species overlap around here, with Juvenal’s the more northerly and Horace’s the more southerly.


Conservation Travel Vs. Ecotourism

Ecotourism is defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” (TIES, 1990)

If you guys previously know about Ecotourism, what about…

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Pods and Seeds

Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa).Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata).Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca).The seeds of the above.Another Common, with Milkweed aphids ( 7 more words


Common Yellowthroat

A male Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas), one of this year’s young. He was picking and pecking into that metal grill, which had collected leaves behind it, and hence some invertebrates.


O brave new world

That has such creatures in’t! These are all new discoveries for me, excepting the last, because there’s one thing the arthropods prove, and that’s ever-new discoveries. 265 more words


Yellow Bear

Yellow Bear caterpillar (Spilosoma virginica), sometimes known as the Yellow Wooly Bear. Compare with one I photographed last year: they come in a great range of colors. 26 more words