Monthly Archives: January 2018

Here today, gone tomorrow?

When the forest on the ridge was cut a decade ago, a large number of rare species were extinguished. … Around the world such anonymous extinctions — call them “centinelan extinctions” — are occurring, not open wounds for all to … Continue reading

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A naturalist’s brain exercise

The online game Lumosity has been touted as being beneficial in keeping an aging brain from seizing up. The company that has marketed the game has gotten themselves in a bit of trouble because of marketing tactics and a general … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2017

On these first few days of 2018 I have been waking  up to a wintery scene at our home in south Nanaimo. The lake is almost completely frozen, and the nighttime temperature has come down to exactly what was needed … Continue reading

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