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Treasure grove

I recently helped a client with the piece below. Aaron’s aim was to give a personal perspective of his profession. When we were done, however, we realised the content wasn’t ‘newsy’ enough for the Latest News section of Ecolog...
by Practical Copywriting Tips on Jun 11, 2015

What is Steenbergs’ carbon footprint?

We seek to offset our carbon footprint so it is pretty small. For 2014, Steenbergs has purchased carbon offsets for 72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (i), up from 17 tonnes in 2013.  This has increased, because we are now retiring even more of the greenho...
by Steenbergs on Jun 5, 2015

Too Much Stuff

The informal name for economics, rightly, is “the dismal science.” When I recently learned about The Story of Stuff (storyofstuff.org), I found myself again shaking my head in dismay. I have no problem admitting that I’m a liberal pretty much &...

Dawn of life

I’ve had one of the most mind-blowing weeks of scientific discovery in my career, and it’s not even about a subject from within my field. As some of you might know, I’ve been getting more and more interested in paleo-ecology over th...
by Conservation Bytes on May 18, 2015

Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation: Nature in the City

I’m entering my 12th month as a returning resident of my hometown, Bacolod City. I’m beginning to feel as if it’s a long-term travel. There are still more roads to take, more food to try (yup, yup!), and more leaves to turn as I con...
by First-time Travels on May 3, 2015

How things have (not) changed

The other night I had the pleasure of dining with the former Australian Democrats leader and senator, Dr John Coulter, at the home of Paul Willis‘ (Director of the Royal Institution of Australia). It was an enlightening evening. While we discu...
by Conservation Bytes on Apr 12, 2015

Say NO to Earth Hour! - Πες ΟΧΙ στην Ώρα της Γης!

[English article follows the Greek one]28 Μαρτίου 2015 - Ώρα "ΓΗΣ". Η ευκαιρία για κάθε βλάκα να "αποδείξει" πόσο αγαπάει τη Γη αν και όλο το χρόνο χρησιμοποιεί ρ...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Mar 27, 2015

Say NO to Earth Hour!

28 March 2015 – Earth Hour. The chance for every stupid man to “prove” his love for Earth even though …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Mar 27, 2015

Beetles are back in town

While digging in a huge mountain of compost, this beetle and his family of 20 appeared out of nowhere. Rhinoceros beetles (2 – 5cm long) are quite rare in Belgium, so this […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Mar 24, 2015

Australians: out-of-touch, urban squanderers

There’s a romantic myth surrounding Australia that is pervasive both overseas and within the national psyche: this sun-scorched continent home to the stoic bushmen1 that eek out a frugal, yet satisfying existence in this harsh rural land. Unf...
by Conservation Bytes on Mar 22, 2015

Books for Garden Inspiration: The Living Landscape

The long winter months when my garden is dormant provide a time for me to seek inspiration from garden books. One important source of inspiration this winter has been Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy’s The Living Landscape (Timber Press, 2014).  Da...
by Jean's Garden on Mar 5, 2015

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Ecology and Politics. Fossil fuel. Unused fossil fuel. Dark universe.

Policy makers have generally agreed that the average global temperature rise caused by greenhouse gas emissions should not exceed 2 …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Feb 18, 2015

Addam’s Evve

Dystopias can be optimistic. I just finished reading Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam, and came away from it strangely at peace. The third of its eponymous trilogy, the story takes place in a future that is simply a continuation of where we …...

The Abbott-oir survives another day to wreak more environmental havoc

Tone Abbott-oir, easily the most environmentally destructive Prime Minister this country has seen in the modern era, has survived the party room spill for a leadership change. Although 39% of his own Fiberal Party MPs voted to dump him, he remains s...
by Conservation Bytes on Feb 8, 2015

Duck Overboard!

I remember the moment precisely.  I was in Santa Barbara, California on a campus visit for Routledge.  I stopped into the university bookstore to see which of our/their books were being used.  From the cover of one of popular books … Continu...

GATE 2015 Ecology & Evolution Answer Key- Answer Sheet

GATE 2015 Ecology & Evolution Answer Key- Answer Sheet Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur added the Ecology and Evolution subject in 2014. This year Ecology and Evolution subject exam […] The post GATE 2015 Ecology & Evolution...

Recycling and Sicily

Catania has two recycling stations where people can leave all kinds of trash that gets recycled and creates a new economy in the socitety. 2013 this station at Viale Tirreno had 40 people a day who left trash, 2014 the number has increased to 60 peop...
by Living In Sicily on Dec 30, 2014


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