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The First Ecologist

On July 18, 1720, English naturalist Gilbert White was born. A country cleric, White systematically recorded careful and detailed observations of all Nature in his surroundings. He experimented with different plants from flowers to potatoes to fruit trees in his … Continue reading

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World Migratory Bird Day

  May 11 – 12 is World Migratory Bird Day — a weekend event observed each year to focus world attention on the need to protect migratory birds and their habitats. In 2006, the United Nations established this second weekend … Continue reading

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