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The Importance of Whales for Marine Ecosystems

Many of us know that whales, primarily the Baleen and sperm whale, are among the largest species to ever inhabit earth. But do we realize that their removal, due to whaling and overfishing, may be altering the very make up of the ocean? 319 more words

Environmental Science

Ostrander Point at the Ontario Court of Appeal -- Day 2

Now we know what the stacks of paper before the 3 Judges and 12 lawyers were all about. During the day, the lawyers for Gilead and for the Ministry spent a mind-numbing three hours and  six minutes concentrating on one theme. 446 more words

Advocacy / Politics / Legal

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle - Sunlight on Sea

Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, UK

Cleethorpes is not a glamorous place

You’ll never see a famous face

No swanky yachts or cruise ships here

No sipping champagne just swilling beer… 18 more words

Europe

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle - Sunlight Through an Icicle

I have used this one before but just like the TV schedulers I am never embarrassed about  showing a repeat!

History

Budapest, The Danube and the Bridges

The Hotel Gellért was no more than one hundred metres from the west bank of the River Danube.  From our bedroom window this was our first real view of the famous waterway which at two thousand eight hundred and fifty kilometres is the second longest river in Europe after the Volga. 799 more words

History

iLearn with the Mighty Jungle: Animals App

iLearn with the Mighty Jungle: Animals is a life sciences games app that helps students work with animal appearances, habitats, and living habits by helping Babu the Meerkat find his friends Bruce, Rhonda, and Wendell. 287 more words

Educational Apps