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This is fairly depressing, and probably our new normal. "NSIDC's Web site is currently unavailable because of severe weather and flooding."
The California Senate today passed historic legislation to protect the state’s condors, eagles and other wildlife from lead poisoning by requiring the use of nonlead ammunition for all hunting by 2019. Assembly Bill 711 (Rendon) passed by a vote of 23-15; it passed the state Assembly in May. If the bill is signed by the governor, California will be the first state in the country to require the use of nontoxic bullets and shot for all hunting.
HA! Also, this will be the only thing I will ever post about Miley. (But not making that promise about Big Freedia, who is awesome and deserves more attention.)
Congrats to the Detroit Zoo!
I'm not sure if all the National Wildlife Refuges have done this but the "Ding" Darling NWR on Sanibel banned bottled water sale last year. Visitors can now buy inexpensive re-fillable bottles and fill the bottles with filtered water FREE.
Hey, I actually don't post much on this account--but this one is more lively!
Check out Clay Bolt's awesome bee photo project!
This article is brought to you by the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP). Read our other articles on the National Geographic Voices blog featuring the work of our iLCP Fellow...
It's fall and migration is beginning. Here's a cool post on how you can visualize this on a continental scale!
It took me forever to find this, so sharing for other non-profits:
As a part of Google Earth Outreach, we grant Google Maps Engine licenses to qualifying organizations who demonstrate a need to host, style, manage and publish their geospatial data in the cloud. Google Maps Engine has a rich set of capabilities for cloud-hosted spatial data management, ...
Self-promotion and public engagement. Thoughtful read for your Sunday
Here we present two views on public engagement (PE) or public relations (PR) and the thorny issue of “self promotion” in scientific research, from two scientists who might on the surface seem to be...
Get Your Nature Geek On
Entomologist. Data Nerd. Social Media Consultant.
- North Carolina State UniversityEntomology
Freelance Consultant, writer, insect pundit.
- Get Your Nature Geek OnCEO, 2009 - present
- University of ConnecticutOffice of Undergraduate Research, 2011 - 2012
- Kellogg Biological StationAssistant Director, 2007 - 2011
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