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2 mentions — 6 months ago 6 months ago
My home sits at the gateway to a national park in Utah, a source of envy among tourists who gather along Capitol Reef’s “scenic drive.” But after 40 years of living in one desert or another, I know firsthand that America’s iconic desert landscapes, places like Monument Valley ...
2 mentions — 7 months ago 7 months ago
SUMMIT COUNTY — U.S. beekeepers said they lost almost a third (31.3 percent) of their managed honeybee colonies during the 2012-2013 winter, more than double the “acceptable” loss rate of 15 percent.Colony losses increased 42 percent from the previous year, with about 70 percent of the beekeepers surveyed ...
5 mentions — 10 months ago 10 months ago
A new study led by CU-Boulder involving graduate student Chi-Chih Wu, shown here, indicates corn plants may have an altruistic side. Photo courtesy of CU-Boulder. Credit: University of Colorado We've all heard examples of animal altruism: Dogs caring for orphaned kittens, chimps sharing food or dolphins nudging injured ...
Thriving since 1960, my garden in a bottle: Seedling sealed in its own ecosystem and watered just once in 53 years
2 mentions — 11 months ago 11 months ago
To look at this flourishing mass of plant life you’d think David Latimer was a green-fingered genius.Truth be told, however, his bottle garden – now almost in its 53rd year – hasn’t taken up much of his time.In fact, on the last occasion he watered it Ted Heath ...
10 mentions — 11 months ago 11 months ago
Ethical consumers should be aware poor Bolivians can no longer afford their staple grain, due to western demand raising pricesA Bolivian woman harvesting quinoa negro. 'Well-intentioned health and ethics-led consumers here [are] unwittingly driving poverty there.' Photograph: George Steinmetz/ George Steinmetz/CorbisNot long ago, quinoa was just an obscure ...