Category Archives: Nature

World’s Cutest Spiders – New Scientist & Photographer Jürgen Otto

 

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Not Neato: New Zealand’s Keas Endangered, with Only 5,000 in The Wild

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Summer Clematis: KeaPOD (picture of the day) 155

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Earth Day: May I Present You with the Hope Cactus – KeaPOD 154

 

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Catching up on the Picture of the Day Series – KeaPOD 153

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Neato and not so Neato…

Beautiful marine species, beautifully captured. But each is at risk of extinction, according to the Treehugger slide show, “10 marine species on the brink of mass extinction due to ocean acidification.” According to author David DeFranza, “Adding carbon to the … Continue reading

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Going Back to Costa Rica

I met someone yesterday who is planning to move to Costa Rica from Colorado. Wow! What a big change! That made me think more about my trip there in June 2013, and I’ve decided to re-post a few of my … Continue reading

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January 2014 Geology: Volcanic Lightning?

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Go Fish

I had a little fun at the Idaho Public Aquarium while visiting my 99-year-old aunt in Boise. It was raining, she was sleeping — so I found this diversion. What a lot of fun in a little building! They even … Continue reading

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USGS: September is National Preparedness Month

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, September is National Preparedness Month. I’m not sure what Boulder County could have done to prepare for the deluge of rain that fell in the area over just a few days this September. But I … Continue reading

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