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Climate-Smart Agriculture and Biophysical Consequences in the Midwest

by Ali Siddiqui

Climate-smart agricultural techniques are agronomical practices that help alleviate the consequences that climate change has on agriculture. Agronomical practices are related to soil management and production of field crops. 360 more words


Astronomy Picture of the Day - Aurora in the Backyard

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 125 more words

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Photo 365 #362

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a monarch butterfly, but I found one in our yard Saturday afternoon.  Unfortunately, it had fallen victim to the lawnmower (or possibly the heat – Saturday was pretty darn warm). 67 more words


The Olentangy Trail, Patholes, Joggers, and Bike Snobs

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Here in Columbus, Ohio, we are graced with miles of multi-use paths that wind through some of the most scenic acreage Columbus has to offer. 854 more words


Protect Your Pets ... From New Strain of Flu ... H3N2 Virus

Protect Your Pets … From Getting New Strain of Flu … H3N2 Virus

By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee/@grannygee

Protect your beloved pets, … 451 more words


State of the Nation: Monsanto’s ROUNDUP Systematically Decimating Monarch Butterfly Population

Posted on February 28, 2015
by State of the Nation

EPA sued over shrinking monarch butterfly population


A leading environmental group has filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency, accusing regulators of dismissing dangers about a certain chemical used in herbicides, including Monsanto’s widely used Roundup. 438 more words