Only In It For The Gold: Neither Optimist nor Pessimist, Just Activist. “We must stop treating the natural world as something to exploit, and start realizing that it is our home. If we do that, we can thrive.“
The Moon has an elliptical orbit, which means that it is sometimes closer and sometimes farther away from the earth. Today the moon is full and making one of its closer approaches (perigee Moon), at 222,611 miles. At other times it can be as far away as 250,000 miles (an apogee moon), which makes for a difference of about 14% in its apparent size as seen from Earth. It's also about 30% brighter.Such events are not rare, and in fact there will be five of them in 2014, including each of the
After the "Raccophoon"- Pictured is a baby raccoon dog, much less threatening than the storm of its namesake.
Today is the first day of the month-long field season of 2014. Today is also the forest day of the the-day drive to get to the field area. I’m always adamant about getting past Ohio on the first day. Sometimes, … Continue reading →