8th June: World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day is an international day that takes place annually on 8 June. The concept was originally proposed in 1992 by Canada's International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD) and the Ocean Institute of Canada (OIC) at the Earth Summit – UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. World Oceans … Continue reading 8th June: World Oceans Day

♬ Colapesce, DiMartino – Musica leggerissima

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7NjUxGMv7Y TESTO (Lyric) Se fosse un’orchestra a parlare per noiSarebbe più facile cantarsi un addioDiventare adulti sarebbe un crescendoDi violini e guaiI tamburi annunciano un temporaleIl maestro è andato viaMetti un po’ di musica leggeraPerché ho voglia di nienteAnzi leggerissimaParole senza misteroAllegre ma non troppoMetti un po’ di musica leggeraNel silenzio assordantePer non cadere dentro … Continue reading ♬ Colapesce, DiMartino – Musica leggerissima

Readers’ wildlife photos — Why Evolution Is True

Today biologist John Avise concludes his series of America’s state birds. John’s IDs and descriptions are indented, and you can enlarge his photos by clicking on them. State Birds, Part 3 In addition to designating an official State Bird (see posts for the past two Sundays), the legislatures of some States have also chosen official…Readers’ wildlife … Continue reading Readers’ wildlife photos — Why Evolution Is True

Badlands National Park – Birds — Photos by Donna

. Our primary purpose was to drive and enjoy the Badlands National Park’s scenic loop with stops at all twelve overlook points for photos, and hopefully be able to transverse the unpaved Sage Creek Rim Road side road.  There were also several trailheads, but we opted to stop at only a couple of the shorter […]Badlands … Continue reading Badlands National Park – Birds — Photos by Donna