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Citizen Scientist
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Sun Nov 13th, 2016

It might seem that it would be easy to calculate the energy used to produce your nightly cocktail, by dividing the energy use in the production facility by the output...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Wed Nov 9th, 2016

Two young goats checking out their world at Downey Farm in Millerton, NY. They're owned by Dave McGhee Sr.

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Wed Nov 2nd, 2016

Snow in October isn't that unusual in northern Dutchess County. Monkshood, a late-blooming native wildflower, is often  covered by a white blanket.

Citizen Scientist
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Nov 1st, 2016

When I visit my hometown of Cleveland, I find that the places where I once hunted frogs with my father have succumbed to suburban development.  The wetlands where he told me...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Wed Oct 26th, 2016

Seen on Division Street in Great Barrington, MA.

Hopefully it's just Halloween!

A Cary Lecture on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Impacts on Amphibians
by Antonia Shoumatoff in Environment
Wed Oct 26th, 2016

Dr. Lips was one of the first researchers to sound the alarm on massive frog die-offs in Panama and Costa Rica as a result of the chytrid fungus. At her...

Citizen Scientist
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Oct 25th, 2016

We haven’t heard much about the Canadian oil sands in recent months.  The low price of oil on the world market has lessened the enthusiasm to produce oil from unconventional...

Saving frogs and salamanders from extinction
Tue Oct 18th, 2016

University of Maryland biologist Dr. Karen Lips looks at the causes of global amphibian declines and extinctions, and offers her prescription for doing something about it this Friday, Oct. 21...

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