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Beautiful to behold.  Majestic whether in a forest or gracing your back yard. Trees are beautiful, useful and ecologically essential.  Test your knowledge again this week on the things that make a tree, well, a tree.  Grab that coffee or juice, put on…
Test your knowledge again this week of tree biology. How much do you know?
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Henry David Thoreau was an American author, and poet.  He was also a philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, surveyor, and historian and he greatly admired trees. Henry David Thoreau wrote a wonderful paper entitled The Succession of Forest Trees which was…
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“Anyone who thinks cryptozoology is the study of the impossible has never really taken a very good look at the so-called “natural world.” Once you get past the megamouth sharks, naked mole rats, and spotted hyenas, then the basilisks, dragons, and cuckoos…
Try your hand at another cryptozoology quiz. Learn about cryptozoology and have some fun!
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This month I will be focusing on creatures known only through legends or from fossil records.  A number of these creatures have been found to exist – most in the ocean which is vast in size and largely unexplored.  Often ridiculed by mainstream…
Get familiar with the fringe science of cryptozoology by taking this quiz.
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As you can see from my past posts, there a large number of interesting creatures of the weird, dangerous and just plain weird variety to be found in the depths of the ocean, which is of course – salt water.  Temperature and depths may vary depending on…
Test your knowledge of salt water by taking this week's quiz. Are you a salt water savant or a complete nincompoop where ocean knowledge is concerned?
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Ilan Shamir is an author and keynote speaker.  He changed his name from Scott Alyn to better reflect his passion for trees.  His new name literally means ‘protector of the trees’.  His passion for trees extends to nature in general and he has written…
Tree advice make sense. We could all learn from the wisdom of trees.
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When we plant trees, we do a great service to our environment.  Trees are important for a number of reasons.  Biologically, they perform the process of photosynthesis.  By using the sun’s energy, plants can store it as chemical energy using water and…
When we plant trees we do a great service for our environment. Improve your microclimate, improve your mood, Plant trees today!
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“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. ” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt The feature photo of this post was taken at The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial…
Test your knowledge yet again on trees, their classification and their value as well as other interesting facts.
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Monsters in Mythology Only a few centuries in our past, belief in beasts and monsters was common. Fairytales and ancient mythologies abound with stories of terrifying  and strange creatures.  The Greeks had their Minotaur and medusa.  The living clay…
Why do we love to believe in monsters? Cryptozoology continues to fascinate us but to answer why we must look at the psychology of human interaction.
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“The scientist, if he is to be more than a plodding gatherer of bits of information, needs to exercise an active imagination. The scientists of the past whom we now recognize as great are those who were gifted with transcendental imaginative powers, and…
Linus Pauling, born February 28, 1901 is known as the father of molecular biology and was an esteemed chemist who won two unshared Nobel Prizes.
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