Here are some posts and articles that I enjoyed this week; I hope you enjoy them as well
Flower and Plant Links
Futurity has Plants hold keys to human survival, say scientists
Metro DC Lawn and Garden has America the Beautiful – Native plant species add to the beauty of our country
National Park and National Wildlife Refuge Links
National Parks Conservation Association has Will 2012 Be a Landmark Year for Cleaner Air in National Parks?
National Parks Traveler has Defuse Summer’s TICKing Time Bomb and Oil And Gas Exploration Threatens The Setting That Gave Teddy Roosevelt His Conservation Ethos
Oregon Live has Green sea turtle rescued from Newport beach, doing well
The New York Times has Date Night at the Zoo, if Rare Species Play Along
Environmental Issues Links
The Christian Science Monitor has Rising sea levels: Is global warming making the US East Coast a ‘hot spot?’ (+video)
Nature has Palm-oil boom raises conservation concerns
Photography and Art Links
Enticing The Light has Photography theft and how to protect your work.
Dan Heller has Royalty Free no longer exists
Art Wolfe has Ask Art
Phil McDermott has My priority as an outdoor photographer
If you are in the DC area, I hope you will join me and other flower lovers at our DC Flower Safari Meetups. The next one is scheduled for Sunday, August 5 at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (map). For those in Maryland, we will meet at Grosvenor Metro at 6:30 AM and leave at 6:45 for Richmond. I hope to see you there!