Links – August 26, 2011

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Shooting Stars © 2011 Patty Hankins

 

Here are some posts and articles that I enjoyed this week – hope you enjoy them as well

Photography and Art Links

Pixiq has Mass. D.A. Says No Wiretapping Laws Broken When Cops Have No Expectation Of Privacy

PhotoAttorney has Q&A – What Year Should I Use for My Copyright Notice?

Plagiarism Today has The Art4Love / Chad Love Lieberman Plagiarism Scandal

If you’re in the DC area – be sure to check out the 2011 Nature Visions Conference on November 11-13 in Manassas, VA. Art Wolfe is keynoting this year’s conference  and teaching a one day workshop on Friday November 11. I’ve signed up for the conference and Art Wolfe’s workshop – hope to some of you there.

Flowers, Plants & Gardening Links

The Organic View has Recognizing & Removing Invasive Species From Your Yard

Christian Science Monitor has Five trees you’ve never heard of that are helping to feed Africa

The Sacramento Bee has Invasive yellow star thistle aims to take over the world

 

National Park and National Wildlife Refuge Links

National Parks Traveler has The Million Club: National Parks That Had More Than A Million Visits in 2010

Wildlife Links

BBC has Iberian lynx ‘not doomed’ by low genetic diversity

The Independent has WWF calls for action to save Mekong dolphins

Nature News has Seafood suffers from fishy eco-labelling

PhysOrg has Beekeepers try to stop the pollinator’s decline

Washington Post has 8.7 million species exist on Earth, study estimates

Environmental Issues Links

Nature News has Climate change will hit genetic diversity

Mother Jones has Study: Climate Shifts Cause War

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