April 14, 2012

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Symposium

At Sanctuary Currents 2012 in CA, you'll learn about some of the fascinating research and conservation activities taking place in our watersheds, wetlands, kelp forests and deep sea. Follow the links from land to sea, as scientists tell us their tales of tracking mountain lions and studying sea otters to searching for bioluminescent creatures of the deep. Free admission with no pre-registration required.

Winged Obsession

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Winged Obsession: The Pursuit of the World's Most Notorious Butterfly Smuggler

By Jessica Speart
William Morrow, $25.99

Reviewed by TOM HENRY

As incredibly well researched as this book is, the thing that brings Winged Obsession to life is Jessica Speart’s delicious narrative.

The Beekeeper's Lament

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The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half A Billion Honeybees Help Feed America

By Hannah Nordhaus
Harper Perennial, $14.99 (paperback)


It says something when you find yourself returning to a book again and again.

Hannah Nordhaus’ The Beekeeper’s Lament contains a wealth of incredibly accessible information about honeybees in fascinating detail.


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