Tag Archives: ecology

World Soil Day

It’s not unusual for me to have casual conversations with an agronomist, because I live in a state that has a rural based economy.  I’ve enjoyed learning about agricultural issues while pedaling away on an exercise bike at the gym.  … Continue reading

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National Wildflower Week

This week marks one of those “sleeper” commemorations that have much greater implications than we  realize at first glance.  National Wildflower Week obviously celebrates the beauty of naturally occuring, native flowers.  You don’t need to be a botanist or florist … Continue reading

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The Eden Project

As I searched for some long lost documents to use as sources for another blog post, one thing led to another.  I stumbled across some momentos from my last trip to the United Kingdom.  The artifacts caused me to wonder … Continue reading

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This Is Water Quality Month

Last week I heard a rumor that there was a contaminant present in my town’s drinking water and that Norfolkans should take precautions to purify what is used for drinking and cooking.  I phoned the city offices and found out … Continue reading

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WWF

Those of us who are very concerned about preserving animals and habitat, especially the most endangered species, feel deeply the need to work in favor of their various causes. A major roadblock to our efforts is a lack of generous … Continue reading

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World Water Day

If I was appointed to rename our planet, the new name would have something to do with water.  I’ve heard the word “Oceania” several times from different areas of study.  I think I’d go with “Oceania”.  It has a pleasant … Continue reading

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