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Myrtle Rust: The great conqueror.

Sharyn Hoskin, a coastal gardener found out about Myrtle rust from her Dad rust a few weeks ago but only checked her trees this morning. “You hear about these things but you don’t take much notice, then all of a sudden it’s right here.” She estimates that approximately 10-15% of her plants belong to the affected groups. 308 more words

பிளாஸ்டிக்கை உண்ணும் மெழுகுப் புழு (Wax worm)

மெழுகுப் புழு (Wax worm) (Galleria mellonella ) என்ற ஒருவகைக் கம்பளிப்புழுவை மீன்பிடிப்பதற்குப் பயன்படுத்துவார்கள். இந்தப் புழு தேன்மெழுகை உண்ணக்கூடியது என்பதால் மெழுகுப் புழு என்ற பெயர் வந்தது. இந்தப் புழு பாலித்தீனின் வேதிப் பிணைப்புகளை எளிதில் உடைக்கக்கூடியதாக இருப்பதை அறிவியலாளர்கள் கண்டறிந்திருக்கிறார்கள். 397 more words


Climate Warming In Alaska Is Growing Twice As Fast

A glacier melts near Fairbanks, Alaska on August 2, 2015.

Alaska is warming about twice as fast as the rest of the United States and is on its way to the warmest year on record due to its proximity to the Arctic. 118 more words

Live Balanced

Binoculars I rely on

Finding the right pair of binoculars for a fussy consumer like me is a time consuming business, one I don’t care to repeat again. Luckily, I got an excellent pair for my birthday this year, and so far they have been so reliable and handy for birding. 67 more words

Festival season - leave the car at home

UK car experts list five music festivals you definitely don’t want to drive to, based on eco-friendliness, consequences for impaired driving and public transit options… 352 more words


Looking for quick cash? check the garbage

I feel like I’ve been here [ cash strapped ] too many times to count. It’s degrading to have to turn down every social opportunity and ‘sorry, i can’t afford _____’ gets old really fast when you have to say it over and over. 977 more words