News & Journals
|International Institute for Sustainable Development, Reporting Services (IISD RS), brings you the latest news, information and analysis from international environment and sustainable development negotiations. Biodiversity and Wildlife Page.|
|Sierra Club Magazine on line.|
|World News Network. Ecology News. Links to ecology news of the day.|
|Ecological Society of America. Publishes Ecology Journal, Ecological Applications,Ecological Monographs, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment and the The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America.|
|Oryx - the International Journal of Conservation, a quarterly journal from Fauna & Flora International, publishes research on biodiversity conservation, conservation policy and sustainable use, and the interactions of these matters with social, economic and political issues. Current issue free on-line.|
|International Union for Conservation of Nature helps develop conservation science, manages field projects all over the world, and brings together players from different domains and sectors to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice. Biodiversity News.|
|When the Bamboo Nesting Ant senses excess water in its burrow it drinks up as much water as it can hold and then goes outside and pees, thereby preventing the burrow from flooding.|
Scientists don't even know how many total species live on the planet, estimates are from
5 million to 100 million total species, though only 2 million have been identified.
Recent Issues Blog Posts
Our Universe is absolutely huge! We are but a speck in space.
The Climate Accountability Institute has updated its Carbon Majors Project which details the direct and product-related emissions traced to the major industrial carbon producers in the oil, natural gas, coal, and cement industries through 2013.
Avgas (aviation gas) contains lead and avgas is unregulated. Aviation aircraft is the single largest source of lead emissions.
Record Warmth in Northeastern Canada, Norway, Denmark. Record cold in Indiana and Arkansas.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Klinker or clinker bricks were overcooked rejects, a product of intense and smokey coal-fired kilns. They were considered a waste product until early Craftsman builders found their sculptural architectural merits.
Beautiful buildings but the thought of birds flying into the glass is dreadful, so all large panes of mirror should have a deterrent, like a hawk cut-out or strips of ribbon hanging in front. Nesting season would be a particularly problematic time.
No maintenance, long lasting, impenetrable poplar bark siding is a cradle to cradle siding option.
Bark Walls. Bark is waterproof and will not rot; its familiar surface is richly graphic.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Robert Tatin's sculptural retirement home in France.
Bark Furniture and Accessories. Bring bark indoors. It is long lasting and visually interesting.
Karen Hackenberg paints local beach-found detritus that washes up near her Discovery Bay, Washington studio.
Drawing on pristine snow with snowshoes.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
The Plastic Age A Documentary
Saving My Tomorrow Part 3 HBO Documentary Films.
Small-scale farmers in Africa and Asia are being forced off their land...