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Thursday, 23 September 2021

The lost generation of ancient trees

quote [ Inside some of our most magnificent trees, miniature worlds are at risk of extinction. The race is on to accelerate trees' ageing process, to save these intricate communities. ]

So much wonder shaded by ancient trees
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:06amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 18 September 2021

Can India Solve Its Macaque Conundrum With Contraception?

quote [ The science of controlling marauding, sacred monkeys, from the new book by best-selling author Mary Roach. ]

Wow! Macaque's really hairy
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Flying by the Fat of the Sea

quote [ Scientists may have cracked an essential secret of shorebirds? marathon migrations. ]

Shorebirds deal death all day long
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 13 September 2021

The Pantai Remis Landslide

quote [ Tin mining is one of the oldest industries in Malaysia, having been mined for centuries along the river banks. These mines were small and their methods primitive. ]

Caught baby, I'm caught under a landslide
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:08amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 9 September 2021

Mangrove Restoration Frustration

quote [ These coastal ecosystems are carbon sinks and coastline protectors, and we know how to restore them. Why have we been doing it the wrong way? ]

Hard to tell where the skies end and the water begins
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Underrated]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:37amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 30 August 2021

The Well Fixer?s Warning

quote [ ?I?ve been putting my camera down three wells a day,? he said. ?I used to use the word unprecedented to describe what we?re doing to the land. Now I use the word biblical. I could keep my mouth shut and make a lot of money fixing wells between now and the time it all goes to hell. But I wouldn?t be able to look my son, who?s running our farm, in the eye.? ]

This is fine, I'm sure. Nothing to see here.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+4 Underrated]
[by steele@12:07pmGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 24 August 2021

Plants, Heavy Metals, and the Lingering Scars of World War I

quote [ A closer look at the hardy residents of some of our most damaged landscapes. ]

Its World War I Where I'm From That's Why My Mind Gone
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 9 August 2021

Explainer: The U.N. climate report's five futures - decoded

quote [ The U.N. climate panel report released Monday on the physical science of climate change uses five possible scenarios for the future. ]

The UN's IPCC Sixth Assessment has been released. Good news is if we drop Capitalism and do a full blown Communism right now, this very minute, we might be able to avoid the worst impacts of Climate Change.

Any second now....
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Insightful]
[by steele@2:08pmGMT] [7 comments]

Whiffling: The Art of Flying Upside Down

quote [ While it looks painful, such a maneuver is indeed possible and is a tried and tested way of braking, called whiffling. ]

Whiffling in the dark, whiffling in the dark.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by arrowhen@5:19amGMT] [2 comments]

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

Mergers, twists, and pentagons: The architecture of honeycombs

quote [ Most honeycombs are perfect hexagons?but bees manage complex exceptions. ]

Of the honeycomb into one sweet ball
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [0 comments]

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