Nature Rambles

Win-win for Fijian Predators

Win-win for Fijian Predators

  Though controversial, responsibly feeding sharks has created a win-win where livelihoods are generated from dive tourism while the reef […]

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Cooperation is the name of nature’s game

Cooperation is the name of nature’s game

For many years, ecology focused on how competition for space and resources determined communities in nature (bottom-up controls). The field […]

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Rambles from Bali, Indonesia

Rambles from Bali, Indonesia

Picture yourself exploring the largest Muslim country on Earth. Does your mind wander through scenes of sand dunes and camels, or […]

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Baja California

A land of sea, sky and sand. Harsh deserts filled with tenacious botanical oddities emerge from a nutrient-rich sea pulsing […]

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An odd fact about chimpanzees

An odd fact about chimpanzees

A bit odd that we named the chimpanzee “troglodytes” meaning “cave-goer” and called ourselves sapiens meaning wise when the one almost never goes in caves and the other could scarcely be considered wise. Perhaps Linnaeus would switch things around if he could see it now? (taken in Kibale national park in Uganda…the success of this park and survival of these our closest non human relatives hinged on the collaborative effort of local people, the Wildlife Conservation Society and the wise actions of a number of true Homo sapiens)

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December 9, 2016 (12:18 pm)

December 9, 2016 (12:18 pm)

Photo Caption: December 9, 2016 (12:18 pm) View in Instagram ⇒

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Bit of Sacramento. A stilt in (non-) Flying V formation with Gadwalls. Let’s be thankful that these feathered mixrodinosaurs transcended gravity, escaped extinction and took flight. “Hope is a thing with feathers”

Bit of Sacramento. A stilt in (non-) Flying V formation with Gadwalls. Let’s be thankful that these feathered mixrodinosaurs transcended gravity, escaped extinction and took flight. “Hope is a thing with feathers”

Bit of #Thanksgiving #Birding Sacramento #nationalwildliferefuge. A stilt in (non-) Flying V formation with Gadwalls. Let’s be thankful that these feathered mixrodinosaurs transcended gravity, escaped extinction and took flight. “Hope is a thing with feathers”

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