Links – November 11, 2011

Pair of Lotus BlossomsLotus Blossom V © 2011 Patty Hankins

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

Photography and Art Links

ArtBizBlog has Educate Those Who Ask for Donations of Your Art

ArtInfo has Interview with Martin Kemp on How To Spot a Lost Leonardo

Guy Tal Photography Journal has I am The 0.000000014%

The New York Times has Artists File Lawsuits, Seeking Royalties

Plagiarism Today has How to Deal with Repeat Infringers

Flowers, Trees and Plants Links

National Parks Traveler has Four Men Given Jail Time For Digging Up Gingseng In Great Smoky Mountains National Park

WNYC.org has NY Botanical Garden Celebrates Restoration of Ancient Forest

National Park and National Wildlife Refuge Links

Refuge Watch has Study Shows Wildlife Refuges Help Provide Jobs and Major Financial Boost to U.S Economy, and Take Action by Nov. 15 to Protect Arctic NWR

National Parks Traveler has Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park Joins National Park System

The New York Times has Parks Chief Blocked Plan for Grand Canyon Bottle Ban

Wildlife Links

TreeHugger has Egypt’s Endangered Species in Media Spotlight

Summit County Citizens Voice has New surveys up estimates of coral reef biodiversity

National Parks Traveler has Winter Brings Increased Hazards for Wildlife and Humans on Park Roads

International Society for Endangered Cats has Cats In China

The Washington Post has Going, going, gone: 3 rhino subspecies extinct or close to extinction in the wild


Environmental Issues Links

The Washington Post has Susquehanna dam’s sediment has officials fearing for the Chesapeake Bay

The New York Times has Pine Trees Help Reconstruct a Long-Ago Drought

Mother Jones has Gulf Oil Spill? What Gulf Oil Spill?

If you’re in the DC area – I hope you’ll join me and other flower lovers at our DC Flower Safari Meetups. Next one is scheduled for November 20th, you can find me at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington DC. Hope to see you there!

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