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Going Green Pays Off

To reduce energy costs and to mitigate ambient light pollution throughout the community, the Homeowners Association replaced all of the street lights in October 2016. The Board chose to replace the old halogen lamps with modern, high-efficiency LED lights. 113 more words


A Lot of Things We Don't Know

Vacations take you away from home to somewhere else. My somewhere else for the last few days was Cape May, New Jersey, a small old town along the Jersey shore at the tip of the state. 156 more words


Lobster Dens

During one of the first few weeks I was at the aquarium, I spent about fifteen minutes observing and taking notes on an albino lobster (see photo above). 366 more words



I foraged a vision in these woods,

Below the mighty oak,

Cardboard steeples heaved and shook

above the crumbling roads,

Tin cars drove by in their hoards… 71 more words


What blackout? How solar-reliant power grids passed the eclipse test

Dev Tayal, Curtin University

The total solar eclipse that captivated the United States this week was more than just a celestial spectacle (and a reminder to… 985 more words

Climate Change

Walk for Nature at Mai Po 2017

Walk for Nature is now open for registration

Walk for Nature” is an annual fundraising event held in Hong Kong’s iconic Mai Po Nature Reserve that has been held for the past 25 years. 348 more words

Hong Kong

Such Stunning Snails...

Kauri snails. Ever heard of them? They’re carnivorous, egg-laying snails endemic to New Zealand. So I’m guessing most of you haven’t heard of them!

And, they… 351 more words

New Zealand