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ESA 2015 Monday Afternoon Talks VIII

I had no idea that birds change body mass in response to predation risk and I especially had to no idea mass change could occur so quickly. 399 more words

Ecology Talks

Meet me in crime land somewhere north of Germany..

I’ve been, it feels, locked in a windowless office in the south of the Netherlands for the last four days in meetings with no sunlight. It could have been winter in northern Sweden! 820 more words

CRIME

Train Station Parrot Spotting

We last saw Swift Parrots in 2014 when they made an appearance in the carpark of La Trobe University (Bundoora), so I was eagerly awaiting their return to a nearby suburb – I love it when I don’t need to venture too far from my cosy bedroom in winter to see majestic birds! 914 more words

Outings

Book Review: Ain't No Makin' It by Jay MacLeod

Now this is how sociology is supposed to be done. This book was assigned for a intro-level sociology course entitled “Inequality in America”. While powerfully instructive and an incredible example of how sociological research ought to be done, this study is not entirely appropriate for an introductory level course: it calls upon a host of theoretical frameworks that need to be studied prior for the fullest appreciation of their applications. 1,060 more words

Book Reviews

Equality: We Missed the Point

There was a time in our society that women were discriminated against for merely being female. Which when we look back upon those dark times in our history through modern eyes, we see the inequality. 1,510 more words

Swift, Muskie and Scaly

Reports have been coming in of a good sized flock of rare Swift Parrots roosting and feeding in a park between the Macleod shops and Railway Station. 209 more words

Victoria

The Waiting Room #passingBy #Earth2Heaven #ThisLife'stheWaitingRoom

Sometimes I sit and ponder time’s vast expanse
As my mind wanders over what was or could chance,
Wondering where I’ll be when life’s  done its dance, 117 more words

Life