He’s waiting for life to sprout up from the frozen ground and produce lots of veggies. And my little stool just sits there, waiting for me to sit on it for a break from tending the garden, and maybe drink coffee, and rest among the magic of the earth. 212 more words
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Flower Visitors vs. Pollinators: no evidence that honey bees are the most important pollinator worldwide
Pollination is a complex process. It’s not as easy as an insect simply visiting a flower.
This is important to remember when talking about which species are the ‘best’ or ‘most important’ pollinators. 733 more words
What to Expect in 2018: Horizon Scanning Identifies Risks and Opportunities Related to Global Biological Diversity
By Roberta Attanasio, IEAM Blog Editor
What are the emerging issues that will likely affect global diversity, ecosystem services, and conservation efforts in 2018? Results from the 9th annual horizon scan, conducted by 24 experts and described in a… 860 more words
Our planet has scars.
Somewhere in Eastern Tennessee the ground seems to quiver ever so gently, only to swiftly pass and leave those who felt it to question if it even happened. 605 more words
The cultural traditions of Christmas, like every aspect of our lives, are embedded in stories of science…botany, ecology, chemistry, entomology etc. If you blog about science and nature, Christmas-themed posts can easily become an annual habit. 151 more words