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Red Campion: Transgender Plants and STIs

Emily Collins – Conservation Student Intern

When you come across a field of livestock, a dog on a lead or a bird up a tree, guessing at the animal’s gender comes almost instinctively. 525 more words

North York Moors

Rivers Link Us Together

Rivers connect places together throughout the landscape. Activities that happen upstream (like forest clearing) can have impacts downstream and activities that happen downstream (like building a dam) can have impacts upstream. 341 more words

Purposeful Eating and the Search for Umami

“When you pursue great flavor, you also pursue great ecology.”

–Dan Barber

I’ve always been a picky eater.

For me, food has always been an inconvenience.

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Lifestyle

POPE FRANCIS' ENCYCLICAL LETTER ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME

“Nothing in this world is indifferent to us.”

The first paragraphs of this powerful and inspiring message:

“Saint Francis of Assisi reminds us that our common home is like a sister with whom we share our life and a beautiful mother who opens her arms to embrace us… 212 more words

Forest Ecosystems Gallery: Slide show

Click on the thumbnail to scroll through the photo gallery. Photos are roughly in chronological order, July 20-31st, 2015, for the 9th class of Forest Ecosystems of the Southern Appalachians at the Highlands Biological Station. 891 more words

Nature

Yellow Crowned Night Heron

Love the eyes on these little guys – hope I get to see one grown up. 7 more words

Photography