Tag: Conservation

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The Great Migration by Johann Fanzoj

A beautiful double rifle by the Ferlach, Austria gunmaker Johan Fanzoj. He describes the rifle as follows, “The Great Migration” portrayed by Johann Fanzoj in artistic splendor, in a 5-year-project based on a monumental large-caliber

Rise of the Golden Jackal

Rise of the Golden Jackal

The golden jackal is Europe’s coyote. Like coyotes in North America, golden jackals are spreading because: (1) Mother Nature abhors a vacuum, and (2) natural systems require predators. When looked at this way, the golden

German Winemakers See Boon in Climate Change

German Winemakers See Boon in Climate Change

Global climate has never been static. In fact “Climate Change” is as old as the Earth. For millions of years, the Earth’s climate has vacillated between ice ages and warm periods. For the last 20,000-years,

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Scaled Quail Hunting

Scaled quail are notorious for running from dogs on point. After the covey rise, the singles are tired and will usually hold a little better. English Pointers, Labs and English Cockers do a great job

‘America’s Mississippi’ Review: Overflowing With Life

‘America’s Mississippi’ Review: Overflowing With Life

The amazing wildlife of the Mississippi River.

A Permit Runs Through It

A Permit Runs Through It

Often, the biggest impediments to conservation are the conservation agencies.

Will Mushrooms Be Magic for Threatened Bees?

Will Mushrooms Be Magic for Threatened Bees?

Seventy years ago, Dr. William Albrecht, the “Father of Soil Fertility,” wrote, “It’s not the overpowering invader we must fear but the weakened condition of the victim.” Outbreaks of parasite-spread diseases must be treated if

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One of Nature’s Smallest Flowering Plants Can Survive Inside of a Duck

One of Nature’s Smallest Flowering Plants Can Survive Inside of a Duck

Nature constantly introduces new plants into new places as this article on the spread of the lowly duckweed illustrates. Usually “alien exotic” plants don’t “invade” stable systems, but colonize damaged habitats where they previously couldn’t

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Q&A – The Rules that Govern Life on Earth – with Sean B Carroll

How resilient will nature be to climate change? Why are there no very large mammalian predators? Is there a place for controlled hunting of rhinos? Sean B Carroll answers questions from the audience following his