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Spiral Sunday #32 - from the Guimar Badlands of Darwin's Unrequited Isle

Our annual undergraduate Tenerife Field Course ends today and later I will say goodbye to the students and my University of Northampton colleagues Janet Jackson and Paul Cox: I’m staying on for another 10 days with Karin to do some additional field work.   135 more words


NPWS begins burning - too bad about the environment

No doubt making the most of over-time rates, this morning (Sunday) the NPWS lit up six hundred hectares in the Murrah Flora Reserve. According to the Rural Fire Service it is not a planned burn and… 431 more words


Climate Scientist Warns Against Geoengineering At TED Conference Vancouver

The topic of geoengineering the climate continues to break into the mainstream as climate engineers debated the controversial topic at the latest TED talks in Vancouver. 1,448 more words

Geo Watch

Z- Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

Welcome to Z – the last day of the  A-Z April Challenge.

Throughout  the challenge, I’d been planning to visit Zeehan as our last stop. Located on the North-West Coast, Zeehan was an obvious choice and posed a great alternative to the inevitable “Zoo” . 1,588 more words


In Praise of Trees for National Arbor Day

April 28th is National Arbor Day here in the USA and here is a short celebration of our own with some tree-related pictures and a link to a very  127 more words

Andy Luck

Selva Vida: Living Jungle, Staggering Beauty

Over the cloud drenched Cutucú mountains where the Shuar dwell, Selva Vida is a private park tucked discreetly between the Macuma River and one of it’s many small tributaries. 911 more words



I am back, you guys. With an aching back and several projects to do during my maternity leave, because I suddenly have a lot of spare time on my hands, I also find time to get enchanted by another book about nature. 260 more words