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New Species Added: White Ibis—Juvenile (Eudocimus Albus)

Species are in alphabetical order and have an IUCN classification of “Least Concern” unless noted. Species and subspecies are identified by two- and three-word scientific names, respectively. All photos are by Michael Stone and are available for anyone wanting to use them for educational purposes. [...]

July 17, 2016 admin Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture 0

New Species Added: Rose-Breasted Grosbeak—Female (Pheucticus Ludovicianus)

Species are in alphabetical order and have an IUCN classification of “Least Concern” unless noted. Species and subspecies are identified by two- and three-word scientific names, respectively. All photos are by Michael Stone and are available for anyone wanting to use them for educational purposes. [...]

July 7, 2016 admin Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture 0

New Species Added: Rose-Breasted Grosbeak—Male (Pheucticus Ludovicianus)

Species are in alphabetical order and have an IUCN classification of “Least Concern” unless noted. Species and subspecies are identified by two- and three-word scientific names, respectively. All photos are by Michael Stone and are available for anyone wanting to use them for educational purposes. [...]

July 7, 2016 admin Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture 0

My Father’s Day Story: Dynamite, the Army, and the Rural Mountains

It’s funny to learn about how the course of your life changed before you were even born. My grandfather, his brother, two cousins, and two friends were bored on Halloween 1959, so they decided to use dynamite to blow up the backdoor (right) on Little Pine Elementary School in the rural [...]

June 19, 2016 admin History, Reflections, Travel & Culture 0

MBL Journalism Program: Giving Science Writers a Fresh Start at Science

The Marine Biological Laboratory, founded in 1888 in the small coastal town of Woods Hole, Massachusetts, was kind enough to select me as a 2016 Logan Science Journalism Program biomedical fellow. MBL’s campus is hallowed ground among many scientific communities, with 56 Nobel Laureates having an MBL affiliation. The town of [...]

May 28, 2016 admin Health, Journalism/Communications, Travel & Culture 0

Alternative Food Diets: Vegan, Paleo, Raw Pros and Cons

— These days, there seems to be a diet for almost any food-related goal — mainly for heath reasons like weight loss, increased energy and body building, but also for ethical reasons such as animal rights and environmental stewardship. Explore the pros and cons for three of the most popular ones [...]

February 14, 2016 admin Health, Journalism/Communications, Travel & Culture, Vegan Living 0