Category Archives: wave energy

Beach-nesting birds: assault from all sides


Their fortunes tied to the tides, many species of coastal birds nest directly on the beach. Here Nature seems to conspire against them in these places we so often associate with idyllic relaxation. On North America’s temperate Atlantic Coast, beaches … Continue reading

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Sea Turtles on the Isle of Palms, SC


For some reason, and I’m not exactly sure how, our summer visit with one side of the family resulted in parties from New York, Michigan, and Oklahoma converging on . . . South Carolina. I didn’t mind, of course: a … Continue reading

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Australian Academy of Science on climate change


Elizabeth Finkel recently reported in ScienceInsider that the Australian Academy of Science has issued a report confirming their judgment that climate change is real, human-induced, and a serious problem. While public opinion wavers on the notion of human-induced climate change, … Continue reading

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Bat and Wind Energy Cooperative newsletter – July 2010


BWEC e-Newsletter Jul 10

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Birding Community E-Bulletin: June 2010


RARITY FOCUS On Thursday, 13 May, Chris Rasmussen found a Bahama Mockingbird at Fort DeS= oto County Park, St. Petersburg, Florida. The bird was also observed by sev= eral others the same day. The next day the cooperative bird allowed … Continue reading

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Making Tracks


Check out the latest updates to “Making Tracks,” the blog of The Wildlife Society.

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Climate change skepticism biased toward men?


Interesting article here from the BBC’s Richard Black on the apparent gender divide among skeptics (or if you prefer, “sceptics”) of anthropogenic global warming (AGW). Apparently men far outnumber women among their ranks.

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