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by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Jan 5th, 2016

Oil and water do not mix, but only economic arguments will be central in the fight against off-shore oil drilling along the southeastern states. The politics in North Carolina, heavily...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Mon Jan 4th, 2016

Beautiful in all seasons, the female Northern Cardinal's subtle colors add visual interest to the icy landscape.  She and the bright red male are year-round residents, eating both wild seeds and bird feeder...

Caveats
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Fri Jan 1st, 2016

My April 9th post on biochar (http://blogs.nicholas.duke.edu/citizenscientist/biochar-reality-check/) generated an enormous amount traffic on this website.  We all agree that biochar does good things to the soil, in

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by Antonia Shoumatoff in Environment
Wed Dec 30th, 2015
Pamela Peeters was born in Antwerp, Belgium and came to the United States on July 4th 1999. Her father had a lifelong career at Proctor and Gamble so Pamela was...
by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Mon Dec 28th, 2015

The Red Squirrel is hard to miss! A loud insistent chatter and streak of acrobatic red announce the animal's presence. White pine cones are the favorite food, but acorns and hickory nuts...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Mon Dec 21st, 2015

The White-breasted Nuthatch is a neatly- attired miniature acrobat, often going head first down a tree. A year-round resident, the bird gets its common name from the habit of jamming large nuts...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Mon Dec 21st, 2015

It used to be that young children wondered about the reality of Santa Claus. Would Santa show up on Christmas Eve?  And parents turned the whole controversy to good

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by Stephen Kaye in Environment
Tue Dec 15th, 2015

The Hudson valley has a new environmental threat: a proposed pipeline that would carry Baakan crude oil from Albany to Linden, New Jersey down the corridor of the New York...

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