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Contaminants in Cootes Paradise weaken sunfish: McMaster study

A study out of McMaster University is raising some red flags about the impact of contaminants in the Cootes Paradise watershed.

Researchers took sunfish from an unpolluted source and submerged them in a cage downstream from the Dundas Wastewater Treatment Plant for a three-week period in 2016. 245 more words

Canada

Deaf White Leaves pt.1 

My lead is unsheathed, so I begin to drag a trail upon the dead white leaves. However, it isn’t a steady flow from my hand. As the riddles of Plato began… He would call art an imitation of nature, and this can be taken as a representation of the Earth’s stature. 344 more words

Poetry

Big trees and tiny birds

Up and down and up and down. These little birds never cease to amazing me with their constant motion and why do these little birds always choose such big trees? 15 more words

An ecology of mind: Gregory Bateson — iSustainability Project

I love this post by Carole – about human purpose and consciousness and what guides our decision making …. I hope you do too.

Sometimes it’s good to pause, and consider what makes us think the way we do.

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Guest Posts

Pegman - Land of Dreams

Here is my story for What Pegman Saw which this week is set in Fiji. Sorry I haven’t read anyone else’s yet but I like to come up with a story before subconsciously robbing other people’s ideas. 131 more words

Fiction

Sketching

As we drove along the road with our phone camera pointed out the window on a very cold day it felt like the photos we were taking were more sketches and less photos. 13 more words

Mississippi Draw by Asia Ward Gains Perspective of River Biology and Ecosystem

Asia Ward has hosted a series of Mississippi Draw public drawing events, where she displays subjects that live in the Mississippi River by projecting onto a screen from a microscope. 39 more words

Art And Science