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RT @DanielleVenton: US gov't suggests 1/2 your plate be filled with veg & fruit. Less than 1% of farm subsidies goes toward those foods. http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinion...
As Vatican astronomer Guy Consolmagno wins Sagan Medal, some old @wiredscience notebook jots on God, aliens & us: http://www.wired.com/2008...
A woodcock caught in a snowstorm; a thought-provoking essay on a hunter's love for his prey. https://t.co/WMJBIAUaSa https://twitter.com/9brando...
RT @m_m_campbell: The secret life of plants. Is sometimes kept that way to protect them. http://modernfarmer.com/2014... #plants by @LCA7 https://twitter.com/m_m_cam...
What is wrong with American #healthcare in 3,900 must-read words. http://www.theatlantic.com/magazin... Superb @meghanor
Berries! Oh the joy. https://t.co/9tcRRQ5lle
Science Graphic of the Week: How Magic Mushrooms Rearrange Your Brain - http://www.wired.com/2014...
Add a Few Species. Pull Down the Fences. Step Back. - http://conservationmagazine.org/2014...
Q: “If some conservationists do not have a romantic streak, then why was there such a strong... - http://whalefall.tumblr.com/post...
Q: “If some conservationists do not have a romantic streak, then why was there such a strong reaction to my book?” A: Probably a dose of defensiveness in there, because nobody likes to be criticized. Add a serving of wariness, because though you value protected places, the book is devoted to making the case that conservation should encompass much more, and someone could come away feeling — incorrectly, but understandably — that protection is being downgraded/derided. And a dollop of feeling unsettled and prickly, because ours is a time of change & clearly conservation needs (and green modernism/new conservation helps provide) some new ideas and tactics. And where Rambunctious Garden and other writing deals narrowly with those ideas and tactics, I don’t think people are — with the possible exception of the non-native species/novel ecosystems debate — all that bothered, really. What strikes me as inflammatory, and what I suspect underlies most of the ruffled feathers, is the... - Brandon Keim
Red Admiral, Late Fall - http://www.flickr.com/photos...
Red Admiral, Late Fall
"The REAL truth is that she is secretly Alfred E. Neuman, a trans-sexual, 200 year-old lizard from..." - http://phrasebook.tumblr.com/post...
‘Broken Windows’ and the New York Police by Michael Greenberg | The New York Review of Books - http://www.nybooks.com/article...
Afghanistan: ‘A Shocking Indictment’ by Rory Stewart | The New York Review of Books - http://www.nybooks.com/article...
In the Syria We Don’t Know by Charles Glass | The New York Review of Books - http://www.nybooks.com/article...
What Your Computer Can’t Know by John R. Searle | The New York Review of Books - http://www.nybooks.com/article...
"Somehow, this music, most of it made by people sitting alone at their computers, getting lost inside..." - http://phrasebook.tumblr.com/post...
Don’t fear Ebola, fear fear itself | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - http://thebulletin.org/don%E2%...
The Gamer Is Dead: Long Live The Gamer - http://www.forbes.com/sites...
Why a Massive International Effort Has Failed to Contain the Ebola Epidemic | Vanity Fair - http://www.vanityfair.com/politic...
New York State Court Hears Landmark Chimp Personhood Case - http://www.wired.com/2014...
The Secret Life of Vacant Lots - http://nautil.us/issue...
The World Is Not a Garden: Green Modernism and the Death of Wilderness - http://aeon.co/magazin...
New Generation of GM Crops Puts Agriculture in a 'Crisis Situation' - http://www.wired.com/2014...
Clever Trout Match Chimps in a Cognitive Challenge - http://www.wired.com/2014...
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