EwA at Fresh Pond » Pollinator Science & Nature Journaling

EwA at Fresh Pond  Helping Plants and Insects with Citizen Science Participate in EwA's Biodiversity & Climate Program - Make a difference 🦋 Fresh Pond's Plant & Pollinator Survey Insect populations over the world are declining very rapidly. We need ...
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Attracting & Retaining Citizen Scientists

Attracting & Retaining Citizen Scientists Some conservation citizen science organizations run projects that can be quickly carried out by citizen scientists without supervision. And for those organizations, a common practice is to motivate people with a few good training events ...
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Cub Petting: Cute and Harmful…

Before considering cub petting or volunteering in a facility that allows close interactions with cubs, pause, research and think about the consequences... A vast number of animal lovers choose to 'volunteer' at cat parks and sanctuaries that are nothing else ...
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The Case for Forests’ Prominent Role in Holding Off Climate Change

The case for forests’ prominent role in holding off climate change
  • The authors of a new report argue that investment in forests as a climate change mitigation strategy is just as important as addressing emissions from the energy sector.
  • Despite the ...
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How to Design Cities Where Both People & Nature Can Flourish

Here's how to design cities where people and nature can both flourish Urban nature has a critical role to play in the future liveability of cities. An emerging body of research reveals that bringing nature back into our cities can ...
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Shrinking Winter Snowpack Harms Northeast Forests Year-round

Shrinking winter snowpack harms Northeast forests year-round Climate change often conjures up images of heat, drought and hurricanes. But according to the latest U.S. National Climate Assessment, released on Nov. 23, 2018, winters have warmed three times faster than summers ...
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Is That Selfie Really Worth it? Why Face Time With Wild Animals is a Bad Idea

Is that selfie really worth it? Why face time with wild animals is a bad idea The phenomenon of kangaroo selfies hit the headlines earlier this month, when several tourists were injured while feeding wild kangaroos in Lake Macquarie, ...
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EwA at the Fells » Citizen Science & Naturalist Program

EwA at the Fells Fells’ Biodiversity & Climate Studies ■ The EwA Nature Guides to the Fells It is critical to understand how climate and land use affect plant and animal life to protect and restore habitats where they can thrive, ...
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Wild Encountering with the Last “Man’s Messengers to the Gods”

"In the majestic Mongolian landscape, where the vast grasslands meet the endless dunes, herds of horses rove. Neither tethered nor constrained by fencing, they run and graze on the arid, windswept steppes..." —Jane Palmer Wild Encounter with the Last "Man’s ...
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What The Grieving Mother Orca Tells Us About How Animals Experience Death

What the grieving mother orca tells us about how animals experience death For many weeks, news of a mother orca carrying her dead infant through the icy waters of the Salish Sea captured the attention of many around the ...
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