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Blogs about Natural world

18 blogs about Natural world.

  1. APHA Science Blog
    News and updates from the Animal and Plant Health Agency on science. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Embracing diversity: building a stronger animal health workforce
    APHA's Dr Flavie Vial As International Programme Manager at the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), Dr Flavie Vial facilitates international cooperation and knowledge exchange on preparing for, and responding to, animal disease threats. As …
    By Flavie Vial, 1,087 words
  2. The Apiarist - Blog
    Weekly posts on the science and practice of beekeeping. Bees, honey, swarms, bad backs, stings and just about everything else as well. By David Evans. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Bigger queens, better queens – part 1
    Synopsis: Recent research on the maternal effect in honey bees suggests queen rearing using worker larvae may produce undersized and underperforming queens. Introduction The majority of books and articles I’ve read on queen rearing emphasise …
    By David, 77 words
  3. The Birdist
    Birds and Birding. By Nick Lund. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Birds in Video Games: Grand Theft Auto 6 Trailer
    The trailer for Grand Theft Auto 6, maybe the most-anticipated video game in history, leaked on social media last night. It looks pretty goddamn rad. The game returns to Vice City, a fictional town based …
    By NickL, 642 words
  4. Carnivorous Plants - Botanical Photography - aldrovanda.com
    Field reports about carnivorous plants and botanical oddities in their native habitats. Photos of wild specimines of Drosera, Pinguicula, and Darlingtonia. By Forbes Conrad. 🇲🇽 More info

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    Stylidium debile in Cultivation
    Léelo en español Years ago, I grew Stylidium debile in California. After a long period of not growing any carnivorous plants, a friend gave me this division, which just began to flower. Yes, yes, this …
    By Forbes Conrad, 209 words
  5. David Bradley
    Science Communication since 1989. 🇬🇧 More info

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    How many songs is too many songs?
    As with guitars, you can never have too many songs, surely? My modern period of writing and recording began around April 2012, although I’d done a lot of noodling guitar instrumentals with beats and synths …
    By David Bradley, 428 words
  6. Fossil Huntress
    Musings in natural history meant to captivate, educate & inspire. Deepen your world. 🇨🇦 More info

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    PISTA DE BAILE JURÁSICA
    This busy slate grey dinosaur trackway from the Iberian Peninsula looks more like a dance floor than the thoroughfare it is. The numerous theropod dinosaur tracks — with a few enormous sauropod tracks thrown in …
    By FossilHuntress, 71 words
  7. Goat-O-Rama
    Put some color in your herd! By Nan Hassey, Phil Hassey. 🇺🇸 More info

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  8. The Hazel Tree
    by Jo Woolf. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Lochbuie Stone Circle and Moy Castle, Isle of Mull
    Standing stones and a medieval tower house in sparkling January sunshine
    By Jo Woolf, 20 words
  9. Julian Hoffman
    Notes from Near and Far. 🇬🇷 More info

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    The Spirit of the Wetlands
    “For more than two decades now I’ve lived alongside the pelicans of the Prespa lakes in northern Greece. These birds are—for so many, residents and visitors alike—simply an astonishing and seamless part of being here. …
    By julianhoffman, 67 words
  10. Natural History Journal
    Notes from a California Naturalist. By Siera Nystrom. 🇺🇸 More info

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    The Case of the Missing Rough-legged Hawks
    Most of the time, I am prompted to write about birds and other wildlife that I have encountered recently while out and about exploring. Today, I am writing about a bird precisely because I haven't …
    By Siera Nystrom, 1,545 words
  11. The Panda’s Thumb
    By Matt Young. More info

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    Spider web
    Photograph by John Trawick. Photography Contest, Honorable Mention. Spider web – made visible by early morning dew at Lake Murray Reservoir, San Diego, California. Nikon D7100. To see comments on this post click below:
    By Matt Young, 36 words
  12. Ramblings of a Naturalist
    As an ecologist and biodiversity researcher and recorder, the author visits a wide range of rural and urban habitats mainly close to his home in Sedlescombe near Hastings, East Sussex, UK. By Patrick Roper. 🇬🇧 More info

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    A trip to Glen More, 1954
    My first trip to Scotland was when I was sixteen. At the end of the summer term I was asked not to return to Lancing College, my boarding school, as I was deemed ineducable. My …
    By Patrick Roper, 1,563 words
  13. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week | SV-POW!
    All sauropod vertebrae, except when we're talking about Open Access. By Michael P. Taylor, Mathew J. Wedel, Darren Naish. 🇬🇧 🇺🇸 More info

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    New paper: pneumaticity in a rebbachisaurid caudal vertebra
    Fig. 2. Rebbachisauridae indet. (MDPA-Pv 007) from the Sierra Chata locality (Candeleros Formation) Cenomanian (Upper Cretaceous). Anterior caudal vertebra in anterior (A1, A3), posterior (A4, A6), and left lateral (A7, A9) views. Close ups showing …
    By Matt Wedel, 820 words
  14. Scientist Sees Squirrel
    Seldom original. Often wrong. Occasionally interesting. By Stephen Heard. 🇨🇦 More info

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    The shutdown of peer-review.io and the dynamics of volunteerism
    Last week, Daniel Bingham announced that peer-review.io, the system he built for crowdsourcing peer review of academic manuscripts, will be shutting down (it seems to be already offline). It was an interesting experiment, and I’m …
    By ScientistSeesSquirrel, 65 words
  15. Southern Rockies Nature Blog
    Where Nature Meets Culture—Plus Wildfire, Dogs, Environmental News, and Writing with a Southern Rockies Perspective. By Chas S. Clifton. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Pygmy Owl, Long-Distance Lizard
    Pygmy Owl, abducted by aliens and examined.A game warden called from up in the county seat. Someone had brought him a Northern Pygmy-Owl (correct ID on his part) that was "in danger" on a highway. …
    By Chas S. Clifton, 435 words
  16. Springwatch - BBC Blogs
    Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch Blog. A place to talk UK Nature. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Discover toads and how you can help them
    Written by Cathy Robinson, nature and travel writer, for Naturehood at Earthwatch Europe Have you been lucky enough to spot a pair of copper-coloured eyes peeping out from a hidey hole this spring? If you …
    By Earthwatch Europe, 833 words
  17. Stephen Bodio
    Notes from Tiger Country. By Stephen Bodio, Libby Frishman-Bodio, John Burchard, Reid Farmer, Sea Run. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Wild male palm cockatoos rock out with custom drumsticks
    Wild male palm cockatoos I love these smart critter stories. Rock on!
    By Sea Run, 21 words
  18. Tetrapod Zoology
    Discussion of all things tetrapod and vertebrate palaeontology, and many things not. By Darren Naish. 🇬🇧 More info

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    The Third Edition of Naish and Barrett's Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved
    Among the proudest of my achievements is the publication of Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved, DHTLE for short, co-authored with Professor Paul Barrett and published by the Natural History Museum, London. I think it’s …
    By Darren Naish, 2,568 words