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Okay, environmental movement, Time Out. Your latest anti-fracking video, shared in an Upworthy post titled “In Case You Missed It, A Seriously Scary Thing Is Scheduled To Happen To New York City This November” is scaring and confusing people and it’s hurting your mission. The video has been making the rounds on Facebook and Twitter. [...]
It’s complicated. That’s what I realized this morning as I engaged in the now-nearly-mandatory journalistic self-promotion exercise – tweeting my work. On one of the local water mailing lists, I was recently taken to task for feeding drought paranoia rather than pulling together comprehensive analyses. It’s a fair cop. I’ll try to keep it in [...]
Stuff I wrote elsewhere: The “futile call” – a water rights priority dilemma
The first wild boar I saw were not wild per se, but were held in a captive programme near Białowieża Forest, Poland. The park contains many other large wild mammals native to the central European area including wolves, lynx and … Continue reading →
Frantz, A., Massei, G. & Burke, T. (2012). Genetic evidence for past hybridisation between domestic pigs and English wild boars, Conservation Genetics, 13 (5) 1355-1364. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-012-0379-1
McDevitt, A., Carden, R., Coscia, I. & Frantz, A. (2013). Are wild boars roaming Ireland once more?, European Journal of Wildlife Research, DOI: 10.1007/s10344-013-0721-z
Above is Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain. Below, the Drinkwell Original Pet Fountain. Homage?
Should we embrace the Bellagio Fountain?
More on where the Bellagio fountain gets its water
Water in the desert, Las Vegas edition
In the midst of our drought, you can still find water if you know where to look. The Rio Grande through Albuquerque is flanked by drains most of the way, ditches dug to intercept groundwater, draining swampy bottomland so it could be farmed and, ultimately, become our urban/suburban landscape. This dog, with help, found the [...]
Earth, air, fire and water
Water in the Desert: Moving Flash Floods