Natural History
epub |eng | 2018-11-19 | Author:David Cabot

Also in Mayo, near the southern border of the county, is a much overgrazed sessile oak and silver birch wood struggling to survive. The Erriff river valley wood at Erriff ...
( Category: Natural History August 7,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Diane Ackerman

WEIGHING IN THE NANOSCALE We’re not just seeing invisibles; we’re engineering things on a minute, invisible-to-the-eye scale. “Nano,” which means “dwarf” in Greek, applies to things one-billionth of a meter ...
( Category: Natural History August 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-08-15 | Author:Shana Lee Hirsch

EXPERIMENTATION AND EMERGENCE There are people like Woodruff throughout the Columbia River Basin: people who are experimenting with innovative ways to restore the ecosystem processes that were (sometimes completely) lost ...
( Category: Environmental Policy August 1,2020 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2020-07-28 | Author:Julia Corbett

In my twenties and thirties I moved a lot, and the landlords of all those rentals were amazed at the effort I spent in the battered yards, planting gardens and ...
( Category: Natural History July 31,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:John Hanson Mitchell

Garden Spider If you touch one of the webs lightly, the spider may shake the entire structure, though why she does this is not known. If by chance you crash ...
( Category: Natural History July 25,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-07-06 | Author:Rob Desalle [Desalle, Rob]

Mimicry It stands to reason that since natural selection doesn’t have a conscience, any and all strategies for survival will eventually get a chance. Cheating has become one of the ...
( Category: Ophthalmology July 22,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-01-08 | Author:Juan Pimentel [Pimentel, Juan]

Figure 27. Juan Bautista Bru and Manuel Navarro, plate number 2, published in José Garriga, Descripción del esqueleto de un cuadrúpedo … (1796). Figure 28. Georges Cuvier, Megatherium americanum, plate ...
( Category: Mammals July 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 1993-07-15 | Author:Charles Darwin

Objections to the Theory of Natural Selection as Applied to Instincts: Neuter and Sterile Insects It has been objected to the foregoing view of the origin of instincts that “the ...
( Category: Biology July 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-03-07 | Author:Dan Flores [Dan Flores]

A DREAM OF BISON 6 In the fall of 1886, William T. Hornaday, taxidermist at the National Museum in Washington, stepped off a train in Miles City, Montana, to undertake ...
( Category: Bears July 11,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-07-06 | Author:Rob DeSalle

Mimicry It stands to reason that since natural selection doesn’t have a conscience, any and all strategies for survival will eventually get a chance. Cheating has become one of the ...
( Category: Ophthalmology July 11,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-05-06 | Author:Andrew C. Scott [Scott, Andrew C.]

Landscape fires As the cost of suppressing landscape fire has spiralled over the past decade there are a number of issues we need to consider in regard to whether or ...
( Category: Environmental Science July 7,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-04-28 | Author:John McWhorter [McWhorter, John]

Creoles also suggest a “default” setting in how they indicate tense. The African languages that slaves brought to the Caribbean had various ways of expressing past tense: some with a ...
( Category: Natural History July 7,2020 )
epub |eng | 2001-08-14 | Author:Andrew Spielman [Spielman, Andrew]

Life cycle of Aedes aegypti, the yellow fever mosquito Soft and white when laid, the eggs of Aedes aegypti quickly become as dark and hard as a caraway seed. In ...
( Category: Entomology July 5,2020 )
epub, azw3 |eng | 2016-10-24 | Author:Grant, Benjamin [Grant, Benjamin]

PORT OF SINGAPORE 1.237656°, 103.806422° Cargo ships and tankers—some weighing up to 300,000 tons—wait outside the entry to the Port of Singapore. The facility is the world’s second-busiest port in ...
( Category: Natural History July 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-05-16 | Author:Gary Snyder

To return to my own situation: the land my family and I live on in the Sierra Nevada of California is “barely good” from an economic standpoint. With soil amendments, ...
( Category: Nature Writing & Essays July 2,2020 )