stroking should generally move from the edges ... to the middle
Friday, 19 April 2024

Trembling Earth

quote [ What can 24 nights solo in our endangered Okefenokee Swamp reveal? Photographer David Walter Banks found something wild and haunting and alive. This is his tale - in words and art. ]

Through the Okefenokee I waded pass the gators
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 10 April 2024

Saving a Sea Monkey Sanctuary

quote [ As the Great Salt Lake in Utah shrinks, locals are working to preserve its critical brine shrimp fishery?along with the other entities that flourish in the lake?s strange, saline beauty. ]

Will my sea monkeys go to heaven?
Will my sea monkeys go to hell?
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 2 April 2024

Seagulls 'charismatic' not 'criminal', say scientists

quote [ Urban seagulls get a bad press but we must learn to live alongside them, say conservation experts. ]

The seagulls stole our fish and chips
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:47amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 30 March 2024

Light at the End of the Tunnel

quote [ Millions of killer culverts lurk beneath North American roadways, strangling populations of migratory fish. Now with a nationwide project, the United States is trying to fix them. ]

drip into culvert pipes
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:27amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 24 March 2024

Kitten Season Is a 'Natural Disaster' That's Only Getting Worse

quote [ The trend is bad news for animal shelters and wildlife alike. ]

Stray cat in the alley
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 20 March 2024

Plastics Contain Thousands More Chemicals Than Thought, and Most Are Unregulated, Report Finds

quote [ A new database catalogs 16,000 chemicals found in plastics and identifies more than 4,200 that are potentially hazardous to human health and the environment ]

Plastic passion is a hard to handle
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 18 March 2024

Bats of the Midnight Sun

quote [ Active in daylight during the Arctic summer and hibernating during the long winter nights, Alaska?s little brown bats are a unique population. Can their niche lives help them avoid white-nose syndrome? ]

It`s the season of the culture bat
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:37amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 11 March 2024

Dammed but Not Doomed

quote [ As dams come down on the Skutik River, the once-demonized alewife?a fish beloved by the Passamaquoddy?gets a second chance at life. ]

I keep 'em at bay like Passamaquoddy, wait, uh, bitch
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:14amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 7 March 2024

How a Microbe From Yellowstone's Hot Springs Could Help Feed the World

quote [ A Chicago startup has turned a fungus found by NASA into a protein-packed food ]

We could camp next to the hot springs
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@10:50amGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 2 March 2024

The Butterfly Redemption

quote [ How scientists, volunteers, and incarcerated women are finding hope and metamorphosis through supporting a struggling butterfly. ]

For you have become a butterfly
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:05amGMT] [0 comments]

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