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The rehabilitation of mine-sites across Western Australia has been a litany of failure on many fronts, particularly in ‘out of the way’ Northern regional areas. Photographer Hugh Brown is concerned. 441 more words


Forests Not Equal When It Comes to Climate

Simply planting trees will not necessarily slow down climate change, an analysis of Europe’s vegetation history shows. Although the continent’s forests have expanded by 10% since 1750, timber harvesting and shifts to more commercially valuable tree species have resulted in a net release of carbon to the atmosphere, a  218 more words

Lynn Lawson Received NCEHS EI Pioneer Award Weeks Before Her Death

Lynn Lawson with award, December 14, 2015

Ninety year old Lynn Lawson of Evanston, IL passed away on January 30, 2016. 

In September, 2015, Mary Lamielle, Executive Director  of the National Center for Environmental Health Strategies,  named Lynn Lawson the first recipient of the NCEHS EI Pioneer Award: 271 more words


** The Cloudspotter's Guide by Gavin Pretor-Pinney

The Cloudspotter’s Guide: The Science, History, and Culture of Clouds is a highly idiosyncratic compendium of, well, clouds, from cumulus to cirrus, with all the species and varieties thereof. 117 more words

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So, Who is the Mom ....? !!!

A mother and her twin daughters have sent the internet into a tizzy and how!

On January 28, Kaylan Mahomes, a resident of Indianapolis, US, posted a selfie of her twin and her mom in a car. 140 more words


Hungry Sea Lion Pup Makes Her Way Into Fancy Restaurant

SAN DIEGO (CBS/AP) — A starving sea lion has been rescued after finding its way into the booth of a fancy San Diego restaurant.

The pup was discovered on Thursday by  198 more words