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Latest Activity: Sep 11
Here in New England we have about a month and a half left in our standard fresh water fishing season. So, as the fall settles in it got me thinking about where all of these stocked trout come from, and why we always seem to have Rainbow Trout in our…Continue
Ok, so we live in a world where our impacts on the environment are getting more and more obvious, but sometimes we need a bit of a reminder. This initiative is powered by some of the same technology that gave us street view in Google Maps. The idea…Continue
Fish farming or aquaculture has been a practice among humans for almost as long as humans have been growing food on land. The earliest recovered evidence of this practice dates back to 6000 BC. The rise of industrial fish farms though is something a…Continue
There are a growing number of colleges and universities who have started to divest (selling stocks and bonds and re-investing them elsewhere) their endowments from fossil fuels. National Public Radio reported a story from one of the many students…Continue
As salamanders and other amphibians are on the move towards spring breeding pools, this article (http://nyti.ms/1iqc8l8) explores the surprising role that salamanders, as a top predator, play in the global carbon…Continue