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Good News: Scientists Detail Enormous Subterranean Water Reserves

Posted by on June 13, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Nature with 0 Comments
Good News: Scientists Detail Enormous Subterranean Water Reserves

Watch: Scientists say a layer of minerals in the mantle could hold three times the water present on Earth’s surface.

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New Harvard Study Strengthens Link Between Neonicotinoids and Bee Colony Collapse

New Harvard Study Strengthens Link Between Neonicotinoids and Bee Colony Collapse

Two widely used neonicotinoids—a class of insecticide—appear to significantly harm honey bee colonies over the winter, particularly during colder winters, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).

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The Other Mother’s Day

Posted by on May 10, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Nature with 0 Comments
The Other Mother’s Day

Are we destined to be Easter Island writ large? Or will we take our place in the great community of life as we were intended, and become the caretakers, the stewards of this miraculous planetary being within whom we are so intimately embedded?

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Sea for Yourself: Livestream Video of the Deep Seafloor

Posted by on April 22, 2014 in Environment, Nature, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Sea for Yourself: Livestream Video of the Deep Seafloor

Research ship Okeanos Explorer is roaming the Gulf of Mexico, and its remotely operated vehicle is live streaming video that any landlubber can enjoy. The need to understand the Gulf should resonate this month, because the four-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion was Sunday, April 20.

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Happy Earth Day!

Written by on April 22, 2014 in Conscious Living, Environment, Nature with 1 Comment
Happy Earth Day!

Our beloved Mother Earth is precious to me, as I’m sure it is to you. I put together a little slideshow of some of my favorite Nature photos that I’ve taken over the past couple of years to share with you.

Lately I have realized just how much taking photographs feeds my soul. When I look through the lens of my camera (and yes, even my iPhone) my heart begins to race and I am transfixed by the abstraction and the beauty that I see before me. And then to get to see it all over again is just an added bonus! Please come on over to my website to view a special gift that I put together for you on Earth Day!

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Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden Miracles of the Natural World

Posted by on April 9, 2014 in Nature with 0 Comments
Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden Miracles of the Natural World

We live in a world of unseeable beauty, so subtle and delicate that it is imperceptible to the human eye. To bring this invisible world to light, filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg bends the boundaries of time and space with high-speed cameras, time lapses and microscopes. At TED2014, he shares highlights from his latest project, a 3D film titled “Mysteries of the Unseen World,” which slows down, speeds up, and magnifies the astonishing wonders of nature.

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Citizen Solution for Saving the Bees – You Can Help

Citizen Solution for Saving the Bees – You Can Help

Can citizens, rather than governments or corporations, solve the vanishing bee problem by making it easy to keep bees? Join the OSBH team to find out!

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The Magic of Pollination: Stunning Time-Lapse Photography

Posted by on March 27, 2014 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Nature, Wildlife with 0 Comments
The Magic of Pollination: Stunning Time-Lapse Photography

Honeybees are vanishing. Reignite your passion to save them by watching this stunning high-speed clip of the world of pollen and pollinators from Wings of Life.

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Humanity is Waking Up to the Intelligence of Nature

Posted by on October 2, 2013 in Environment, Nature with 0 Comments
Humanity is Waking Up to the Intelligence of Nature

There’s a growing awareness by humanity that nature and its inhabitants are not as primitive and simple as it may have been believed to be the case in the past. With this growing awareness, comes growing understanding of the unity that humanity has with the environment within which it exists. This sense of unity with nature is not something new and indeed has been the primary position of awareness for many societies in existence before their industrialization.

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Yellowstone Supervolcano Alert: The Most Dangerous Volcano In America Is Roaring To Life

Posted by on October 2, 2013 in Environment, Nature with 5 Comments
Yellowstone Supervolcano Alert: The Most Dangerous Volcano In America Is Roaring To Life

Yellowstone is a supervolcano – the largest volcano in North America. Scientists tell us that it is inevitable that it will erupt again one day, and when it does the devastation will be almost unimaginable.

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The Mystery of Underwater Crop Circles Explained

Posted by on August 18, 2013 in Nature, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
The Mystery of Underwater Crop Circles Explained

They’ve been called the crop circles of the ocean floor—seven-foot diameter patterned circles that were first spotted in 1995 off the coast of southern Japan. But their origin was an enigma, and local divers termed them “mystery circles.”

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Why Are Dolphins Dying on East Coast? Experts Alarmed

Posted by on August 9, 2013 in Nature, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Why Are Dolphins Dying on East Coast? Experts Alarmed

Bottlenose dolphins are washing up dead in unusually high numbers along the U.S. East Coast this summer—a “very alarming” situation that has experts scrambling to decipher the cause.

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Bernie Krause: The Voice of the Natural World

Posted by on July 16, 2013 in Nature, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Bernie Krause: The Voice of the Natural World

Bernie Krause has been recording wild soundscapes — the wind in the trees, the chirping of birds, the subtle sounds of insect larvae — for 45 years.

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Frozen Plants from ‘Little Ice Age’ Come Back to Life

Posted by on May 28, 2013 in Nature with 0 Comments
Frozen Plants from ‘Little Ice Age’ Come Back to Life

A group of plants frozen inside Teardrop Glacier in the Canadian Arctic for more than 400 years still has the ability to grow and reproduce, scientist have discovered.

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EU Passes Ban on Bee-Killing Pesticides

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Nature, Politics with 0 Comments
EU Passes Ban on Bee-Killing Pesticides

Bees have declined by almost 50 percent! The mass die-off could set off a global food crisis. Last week, Europe decided to be the first continent to issue a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides – those deriving from chemicals closely related to nicotine and attack the nervous system of pests (and bees and birds). Looks like this ban, hailed as a “victory for bees” will last for two years. Alternative pesticides will have to go through rigorous testing in light of the recent, dire situation.

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