Monthly Archives: January 2020

Help biodiversity by becoming a citizen scientist

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Citizen science initiatives help scientists document biodiversity and ecological relationships at a time when species are disappearing at an alarming rate. Since its inception in 2008, iNaturalist users have mapped when and where more than 250,000 species sightings have occurred. Such data, collected over years can help identify long term trends in biodiversity not always possible by traditional funding.

Sustainability at home

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Lately I’ve read many wonderful blog posts on sustainable living and how to go “zero waste”.  Zero waste is more of an aspirational than a fully achievable goal, but rethinking habits and decreasing the amount of stuff we throw away is a great way for individuals to begin to reduce their environmental impact. Here are some of the steps we’ve taken… Read more »