City trees, five clues to tell if they’re healthy (and us with them) — World Today News

Biodiversit January 9, 2021 – 4:31 pm Trees are our main allies in the cities. They are a crucial barrier to climate change. They drain pollutants from both air and water. They are a real kidney, a filter that retains harmful substances and transforms them of Paola D’Amico Trees are our main allies in the… City trees, five clues to tell if they’re healthy (and us with them) — World Today News Advertisements Continue reading City trees, five clues to tell if they’re healthy (and us with them) — World Today News

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MERCY BOKEH — thenormaleye

By MICHAEL PERKINS PHOTOGRAPHS ARE NEGOTIATIONS between primary, secondary, and even tertiary levels of information, and how they will be arranged in a frame. You either feature or mute that information in order to direct attention to the primary story you’re trying to tell. The simplest example of this process is the selective focus engineered […] MERCY BOKEH — thenormaleye Continue reading MERCY BOKEH — thenormaleye

DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: ‘Fossil water’ may be vanishing from California; Dry conditions to persist for weeks; What is the future of Borrego’s water and land-use planning?; and more … — MAVEN’S NOTEBOOK | Water news

[cmtoc_table_of_contents] In California water news this weekend … ‘Fossil water’ may be vanishing from California “A dinosaur bone. The footprint of a woolly mammoth. An ancient shell imprinted on a rock in your backyard.  These are the images the word “fossil” calls to mind. But, buried deep within the earth, there’s another kind of fossil […] DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: ‘Fossil water’ may be vanishing from California; Dry conditions to persist for weeks; What is the future of Borrego’s water and land-use planning?; and more … — MAVEN’S NOTEBOOK | Water news Continue reading DAILY DIGEST, weekend edition: ‘Fossil water’ may be vanishing from California; Dry conditions to persist for weeks; What is the future of Borrego’s water and land-use planning?; and more … — MAVEN’S NOTEBOOK | Water news

Incredible Ivy — earthstar

I’m not sure I can subscribe to the ancient concept that wearing a wreath of ivy leaves around my head would stop me getting drunk but the leaves are certainly amazing and incredibly diverse in shape, form and colour. Juvenile leaves have between 3 and 5 lobes, while mature leaves have no lobes and can […] Incredible Ivy — earthstar Continue reading Incredible Ivy — earthstar

Snow Report — Nature Along the El Camino Real

By Cindy Travis [From Sue Ann: it’s snowing in Milam County today, so we may get a few snow reports. This one came first, with beautiful birds!] Snow coming down, bluebirds, chipping sparrows, yellow rumped warblers, pine siskin, orange crowned warblers and more enjoying my home made suet blocks (recipe on web site and on […] Snow Report — Nature Along the El Camino Real Continue reading Snow Report — Nature Along the El Camino Real

Meet Molly — Twisted Roots Farm

This time of year on a farm is filled with many different experiences. There are vegetables to harvest, winter prep to focus on, animals to kill, and cooler weather to greet. Among all of the death that comes with this time of year, we have also been blessed with a lot of birth. We have […] Meet Molly — Twisted Roots Farm Continue reading Meet Molly — Twisted Roots Farm

Photos: Africa’s nature parks are in the midst of a pandemic-induced conservation crisis — Quartz

Kafue National Park in the heart of Zambia is one of the largest protected areas in Africa. Rivers meander through woodlands, teak forests, and open plains that are home to at least 500 bird species and 158 mammals, including lions, cheetahs, ground pangolins, leopards, and endangered African wild dogs. Though it has a bounty of […] Photos: Africa’s nature parks are in the midst of a pandemic-induced conservation crisis — Quartz Continue reading Photos: Africa’s nature parks are in the midst of a pandemic-induced conservation crisis — Quartz

Urban garden — masscommunicationblog

NATURE WEAR THE SHADES OF SUN… #urbangarden #nature #blendofmanmadeandnature #sunshine #vibrantcolours #shadesofsun #shadesofgreen #shadesofnature #natureislife #acrylicstatues #interior #leaves #trees #photography #naturephotography #natureislove #urban #garden #gardenglory By :- Kashish Mehra. Bajmc sem 5 Urban garden — masscommunicationblog Continue reading Urban garden — masscommunicationblog

Amazing annuals: Nicotiana — The Biking Gardener

These varied, often fragrant plants include annuals and shrubs and are definitely addictive. OK, so let’s get the obviously bad one out of the way! Nicotiana tobaccum is a large, leafy annual, reaching 2m high, with not-unattractive, pink flowers and leaves that contain a natural pesticide to repel insects. It is the source of tobacco, […] Amazing annuals: Nicotiana — The Biking Gardener Continue reading Amazing annuals: Nicotiana — The Biking Gardener

Hiking destinations in Kanyakumari – 2 — The pilgrims blog

In this series of posts I will be talking about some of the hiking destinations that I have explored within Kanyakumari district. In this post I will be talking about 2 hiking destinations near Thuckalay, about 30kms from Kanyakumari. Valli Chunai – The hidden fountain Kumara Kovil is a famous Murugan temple in Kanyakumari district […] Hiking destinations in Kanyakumari – 2 — The pilgrims blog Continue reading Hiking destinations in Kanyakumari – 2 — The pilgrims blog