How to Determine a Mallard’s Age By Kyle Wintersteen, Managing Editor Its head was Christmas green, its bill as yellow as the sun, and more than 20 years later I recall how my hands trembled with adrenaline as I clutched it, my first drake mallard. My questions were many. Among them, how
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How a leafy sidewalk or a forest scene can make us feel richer, younger, and more focussed.
What Utah's Canyon Country Can Tell Us About Trump's Monuments Review
For over two decades, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been a lightning rod. Now, it's under review along with 26 other monuments. And its example illustrates what has people worked up.
Get your goat at a new Grapevine yoga class — no kidding
The latest fitness trend sweeping the nation, goat yoga, is making it’s way to Grapevine next month.
How Renewable Energy Advocates are Hurting the Climate Cause
It’s understandable that environmental organizations and activists would want to build public enthusiasm for renewable energy.
What's the Most Challenging Gymnastics Event, According to Physics?
Between all the different events that gymnasts have to master — from balance beam to the vault for women, and the pommel horse to the rings for men — what's the most challenging apparatus, according to science?
Not a Drop to Drink: Inside California's Water Crisis
Posted on 23 February 2012 On Earth Magazine When Josie Nieto visits her relatives in Mexicali, Mexico, she luxuriates in long showers. And when she’s thirsty, she enjoys a glass of water straight from the kitchen tap. At Nieto’s own house, the water pressure is so low it can take her 45 minutes to shower and shampoo. And sometimes there’s no water at all, which is why some of her neighbors hoard water in buckets. It’s fine for laundry and houseplants, but Nieto isn’t keen on drinking the stuff. The main pipe of her community water system runs straight down the middle of an irrigation ditch. "I’ve seen dead animals in there," Nieto says The plastic water pipe itself suffers frequent breaks, which can allow contaminants to seep into the system. Washer screens…
How to restore a river
“Water is emotional,” says Trout Unlimited staffer Hillary Walrath, so never forget that in Wyoming, river work is people work.
Top 3 Reasons Bleach Is Not Recommended For Mold Removal
Should Bleach Be Used To Kill Mold? “Killing mold, but leaving the residue in place, is not acceptable. Since many health impacts can be triggered by exposure to both live and dead mold spore…
Hawaii Nature Center
A fun and exciting morning at the USFW Honouliuli National Wildlife Refuge in Ewa! Children and parents learned about endangered Hawaiian water birds and fished in the wetlands to see what kinds of...