Tag Archives: biology

The Salt Life: A Mangrove Ecosystem

“Mangroves are among the most productive and biologically complex ecosystems on Earth.” –Smithsonian Ocean Portal You might recognize mangroves as those bushy trees that grow in the saltwater tidal zones of warmer climes, standing on root systems that form a … Continue reading

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Finding my Love for Birds, a HubPages throwback

Here’s a lil’ throwback from 2011 when I was just trying to beef up my “published” writing portfolio to attempt to get into grad school..guess it worked. More HubPages posts from back in the day here!   Finish the article here.. … Continue reading

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Southward on tireless wings..

So while I’m headed southward, I don’t have the advantage of tireless wings. Or any wings for that matter. Rather I’m talking about the tiny songbirds flying ever-southward, primarily under cover of darkness to evade daytime predators like hawks and falcons. … Continue reading

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