Within a slope constructed at the angle of gravity, that’s to say at the angle that is the balance between the earth’s spin and the concentration of that spin at it’s core, […]
One: You will need a poplar tree to drop yellow leaves on the ground. Leave them. Let it rain, freeze, thaw and snow in intervals. Two months later, drop one green leaf on top. […]
What if farmers started working with ants the way they do with bees? Would not farming become both herding and the development of the greatest possible ecological diversity? Would that not reverse a great […]
Without rabbitbrush, this grassland would lose an entire season. These two pollinators, species I’ve never seen before, give me joy. They are the spirit of October above Kalamalka Lake.
Wet forest shade. Dry forest shade. Same forest. Same trees.
The image below shows a water strider. It uses the intermolecular bonds of water to hold itself up. If you look closely you can see the water bend beneath it, as if […]
At the height of the Cascade Mountains, at the lip of the North Pacific Rainforest, two rivers rise: the Skagit, which flows on through a dam system to provide water for Seattle and seeps on through […]
The earth is warming, globally. There are many factors for this warming, including carbon emissions, methane emissions and urbanization (which changes light absorption patterns), among others, likely even including long-term non-human cycles, but […]
Sure, the story of carbon emissions is the global warming story, but there’s also the story of the warming that comes from urbanization, and there’s the story that comes from the warming […]
Here’s a trail in the grasslands. Note the old house to the right of the trail. Ya, the round brown hillock. You got it!Here’s who lives there. Weaver ants! Thatch, in the earth, […]