ScienceDaily reports Beech trees are dying, and nobody’s sure why: Intense effort underway to find culprit behind rapid disease spread A confounding new disease is killing beech trees in Ohio and elsewhere, and plant scientists are sounding an alarm while looking for an explanation. Researchers and naturalists in northeastern Ohio report on the emerging ‘beech […]

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Photo: Gulo, Wikimedia Commons. Anatomically, the wolverine is a stocky and muscular animal. With short legs, broad and rounded head, small eyes and short rounded ears, it resembles a bear more than other mustelids. Though its legs are short, its large, five-toed paws and plantigrade posture facilitate movement through deep snow. The adult wolverine is […]

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British Columbia’s New NDP Government Fails To Protect Old Growth Forests

In spite of repeated recent election promises, Canada’s British Columbia NDP government has failed to take an action against logging the provinces diminishing centuries-old growth forests.

Voters in B.C.- call, write, email, blog your local provincial members of Parliament to keep their election promises in this regard.