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Wildlife spectacles and “scant regard for food-chain decorum”

October 23, 2017

In her article “Birds Beware: The Praying Mantis Wants Your Brain,” Natalie Angier details the unexpected hunting habits that are driving some researchers to consider mantises a class all their own. With 3D vision and “scant regard for food-chain decorum,” mantises may be less like insects and more like aspiring vertebrates. Inspired, and a little unnerved out […]

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An interview with Maggie Enterrios of Nature Observer

October 18, 2017

“When you buy a piece of wall art, it creates ambiance and you can look at it when you come home. When you wear art, you take it with you everywhere you go, and it allows you to express yourself to the world.”

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The “rocky” history of North America: Supercontinents and plate tectonics

October 18, 2017

If you’re curious about the world around you, enjoy the big-picture perspective, and are interested in some of the processes that are constantly reshaping our planet, here’s a crash course on the basics of North America’ geology.

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The top 7 benefits of keep a guided journal

October 17, 2017

Guided and bulleted journals are ubiquitous on Instagram these days, but is this just another lifestyle fad (like eating more purple food and wearing athleisure in the office), or is using a more visual and creative day planner here to stay?

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A haunted graveyard in miniature

October 11, 2017

Glowing jack-o’-lanterns, creaking porches, cobwebdraped windows and doors, and kids laughing and scaring each other willy-nilly are among the sights and sounds that make our spines tingle every October. Halloween is fun for everyone. But when it comes to the garden, full-size or miniature, there is only one very scary thing to make: a haunted […]

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Trees that can see

October 9, 2017

Trees don’t have two eyes like we do, yet they can see. They know how much light is hitting their leaves, and they know the quality of that light, too.

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The rare fossils of Yoho National Park

October 9, 2017

Not all geologic treasures can be easily seen from the air. Canada’s Yoho National Park, west of Banff on the west side of the Canadian Rockies, doesn’t really stand out in the midst of surrounding mountains. You’ll have to get much closer to see Yoho’s most famous features: rare fossils representing some of the earliest […]

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Nature photography hacks with Robert Llewellyn

October 9, 2017

“If it looks familiar, it is not new.” —Robert Llewellyn

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Mushroom, Toadstool, Bolete, Stinkhorn, or ?

October 9, 2017

So what do you call it?

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A sneak peek at Aerial Geology

September 28, 2017

Filled with fun facts, fascinating histories, and atmospheric photography, Aerial Geology is an up-in-the-sky exploration of North America’s 100 most spectacular geological formations.

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