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Nearly 1 Million Pounds of Seven Deadly Air Pollutants Released by Texas Refineries During Harvey Floods

Center for Biological Diversity

HOUSTON— Refineries and petrochemical plants in south Texas released nearly 1 million pounds of seven especially dangerous air pollutants during flaring and chemical spills triggered by Hurricane Harvey, according to a new Center for Biological Diversity analysis of industry data. 399 more words

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CDC: Parasite Found To Cause Alzheimer’s, Epilepsy, and Cancer

Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that a parasite found in 11% of the American population has been linked to alzheimer’s, epilepsy, and cancer. 730 more words


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Cure in sight?


Went to the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs last weekend. SO fun! So glad that I had Friday off so that I could go the first day! 208 more words

Beatrix Potter - Mycologist and Lichen Researcher

Beatrix Potter, Mycologist: The Beloved Children’s Book Author’s Little-Known Scientific Studies and Illustrations of Mushrooms

Excerpt from Maria Popova, Brain Pickings:

By her early twenties, Potter had developed a keen interest in mycology and began producing incredibly beautiful drawings of fungi, collecting mushroom specimens herself and mounting them for careful observation under the microscope. 331 more words


Mundane Monday -- Fungi

“Am I so pretty you would take a picture of me?”  Yes.

Photos: “Stump”, above, and “Mundane Fungus”, below, by the author.  I’ve linked both to… 135 more words


On the Origin of Species - Shroomish and Breloom

With the end of my field season in Ecuador and the start of the fall semester, I figured I should jump back into the wonderful world of blogging with a brand new Pokemon origin story! 1,152 more words