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New dragonflies

In the Netherlands the dragonfly season has barely started. Few species have been seen already (none by me though) and with the cold spell now, I doubt many new ones will emerge these days… 147 more words


Vacation at Cape Verde - Part 1

The week after easter we went on vacation to Sal in Cape Verde, outside the coast of Africa to get some well deserved rest and sunlight.  795 more words


The tropics!

Normally I’m more a cold-loving guy. This year I spent more time in the both Polar regions as I do in the more warmer climates. However, sometimes a ship has to be moved from one Pole to another and then it will cross the warmer climates as well… For me this meant reading up on all kind of (sub-)tropical seabirds that I would normally not encounter. 63 more words


From the book

When I was a kid and my mom took me shopping, she could always drop me in a bookstore. Especially those large academic ones with a large selection of nature books. 254 more words


Eleven Shot Dead In Cape Verde

At least 11 people, including eight soldiers and two Spanish citizens, have been killed, following a shooting in Cape Verde. 205 more words


Cape Verde: Eleven people shot dead, including eight soldiers


PRAIA — Eleven people were shot dead in Cape Verde on Tuesday including eight soldiers, a local civilian and two Spanish citizens, state TV and police sources said. 388 more words

Gymanstics: Tripartite Quotas Released

The tripartite commission has officially declared the wild card places for gymnastics. Nations with few qualified individual athletes over the past two Olympics were eligible to receive a quota. 142 more words