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My First Slime Mold

Our backyard is like no other backyard in town.  It’s somewhat of a liminal place, located as it is on the exact boundary where the town ends and the country begins.  820 more words

Ecology And Environment

P is for Pine

Whenever I write about a tree, I feel like I always introduce it as “one of my favourite trees.”  The western redcedar, the “tree of life” to many west coast peoples, is one of my favourite trees. 

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Ecology And Environment

The Mauritian Bat Cull... Tackling Some Illegitimate Outcries !

I may not agree to the thought of a massive, blind uncontrolled bat cull in Mauritius, but what I dislike most are the downgrading comments from some down-looking, colonial-thinking tourists who see Mauritius as their legacy and its Fauna and Flora as their property. 1,582 more words

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Cities by numbers, a count of our cities

The 27 cities shown on this map are no different from many others like them in India today, and the selection of these 27 is based solely on a single numerical milestone which I am fairly sure few of each city’s citizens (or administrations for that matter) will have marked. 462 more words


Water and a district in Maharashtra

In this panel of maps the relationship between the district of Parbhani (in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra) and water is graphically depicted over time. The blue squares are water bodies, as seen by a satellite equipped to do so. 541 more words


Lessons of monsoon 2015 for district India

With two weeks of the June to September monsoon remaining in 2015, one of the end-of-season conclusions that the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has spoken of is that four out of ten districts in the country has had less rainfall than normal. 433 more words


opening last week and culture days this

Vernissage! A great evening at the Richmond Art Gallery with the opening of two exhibitions, Cameron Cartiere’s and mine. We heard a beautiful performance by members of the renowned musica intima ensemble. 228 more words