Links – January 14, 2011

Harmony Dwarf Iris

Harmony Dwarf Irises II (c) 2010 Patty Hankins

Here are some sites I found interesting recently. Hope you enjoy them.

Photography and Art Links

Photo Attorney has  Q&A – Copyright Registration Issues

Dan Williams has  What Makes “Fine Art” Photography

Guy Tal has Teach Yourself Photography in 80 Years

Serious Amateur Photography has  Getting Tack Sharp Wildlife Shots

Light Stalking has  The 7 Keys to Improving Your Photography This Year

Alain Briot has  Preparation In Fine Art Landscape Photography – Part 1 of 2: Field and Studio Preparation

A Photo Editor has Thinking Of Working For Free?

John Paul Caponigro has  The Art of Packing

The Art Newspaper has Art world up in arms at “light bulb” law

PDN Online has  Shepard Fairey, AP Settle Copyright Lawsuit

Flowers, Plants & Gardening Links

BBC has Single peat moss plant ‘conquered America’

National Park and National Wildlife Refuge Links

National Park Service has Free Entrance Days in the National Parks – first one in 2011 is this weekend – January 15-17.

Refuge Watch has Salazar Announces Proposal for New Everglades Headwaters NWR and Interview with Refuge Filmmaker Emily Scott

National Parks Traveler hasPhoto Spot: Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and  Grant Will Help Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger Collect Oral Histories

The Natural Capital has Nature Centers in the DC Area

Wildlife Links

Christian Science Monitor has  What’s killing bumble bees? Some species’ numbers down 96 percent.

Climate Progress has Globe’s coral reefs suffer second worst bleaching on record during 2010

BBC has  Drive to save the world’s most endangered coral species, Feeding garden birds such as tits delays dawn chorus, ‘Unethical’ flipper tags are damaging to penguins’

and  Giant pandas ‘need old-growth forests’

National Parks Traveler has  Annual Count Shows Huge Decline In Yellowstone National Park Elk Herd, But How Accurate Is It?

Environmental Issues Links

Christian Science Monitor has Gulf oil spill study’s surprisig find: Bacteria ate methane in three months and Gulf oil spill report warning: US must watch offshore drilling more closely

NY Times has  Scope and Pace of Gulf Cleanup Is Criticized and Figures on Global Climate Show 2010 Tied 2005 as the Hottest Year on Record

National Parks Traveler has Report Lists 10 U.S. Ecosystems Whose Species Are Most-Threatened By Climate Change

Washington Post has  Farmers group seeks to block EPA’s plan to clean Chesapeake Bay

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