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by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Wed Jul 27th, 2016

A White-tailed buck observes me in the sun-dappled Summer woods.

Citizen Scientist
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Jul 26th, 2016

When I first started to get interested in environmental chemistry, I was particularly intrigued by trace elements: what elements were essential to biology and what elements were toxic. Lithium was...

Citizen Scientist
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Fri Jul 22nd, 2016

An archive of data gathered by the U.S. Navy shows that the oceans’ waters have warmed up over the past few decades.   At least some of the current rise

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Citizen Scientist
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Thu Jul 21st, 2016

When my grandfather worked as a lighting engineer at General Electric’s Nela Park laboratory in Cleveland, who would have known that his development of outdoor street lights would lead to...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Wed Jul 20th, 2016

The male House Wren is very busy during nesting season. He builds as many nests as he can in boxes like this one, but also in old cans, drainpipes and...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Wed Jul 13th, 2016

Sheep Herding Dogs and Cheviot Sheep had a chance to show what they could do at Caora Farm last June. The Millerton, NY farm, owned by Mich Ferraro and Kak...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Tue Jul 5th, 2016

Sun and shade and a riot of vegetation help these  Wild Turkey chicks to disappear. Over-hunting made this once common native a rare sight, but reintroduction programs have established...

Citizen Scientist
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Jul 5th, 2016

Normally, when you look at a population of animals, they all look about the same—what biologists call the “wild type.”   But every now and again, a mutant shows up, which...

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