Category Archives: Biodiversity

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Now here’s dedication: Slow Life by Daniel Stoupin

This is really an amazing piece of macro work, combining time-lapse with focus-stacking on a moving platform. A real labour of love, revealing the beauty of the unseen life of corals and sponges: be sure to […]

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Bugs with Ale

Just a small change of pace…I fancy bugs with a pint tonight. ◊ Awesome parasite! Earlier we saw Pavel Krásenský’s photographs of mating Strepsiptera, now you can see Sean McCann‘s video of a male Strepsiptera emerging from a wasp. […]

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We need to Inspire with Nature

With generations of our youth increasingly becoming captive to the digital world, we need to spend more time showing kids how awesome nature really is. The long-term consequences of raising a generation that has no […]

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Farewell to Pollinator Week

Pollinator Week ended in the United States yesterday, but let’s not forget about these essential critters. I could have called it “Plight of the Bumblebees“, but here are some that are doing well in our city […]

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Neighbourhoods for Bugs

Why are bio-diverse gardens important? Take a look at this interesting/odd video from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Narrated and animated by Daniel Tal, with advice from Ann English (Rainscapes Coordinator, Maryland Dept. […]

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The Week on Sunday #27

I’m back! I have missed two sessions of The Week on Sunday, but I have not been idle. During that time I have held my first workshops, which were quite successful – and a lot of fun! I […]

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The Week on Sunday #21

Welcome to another Week on Sunday! ♦  The first half of yesterday was spent at City Centre, Edmonton, recording and photographing Chinese New Year’s celebrations. However  after an excellent free lunch at the Famous Wok, I stepped out, […]

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Why I Photograph and Blog Strange and Obscure Little Animals

It’s still winter,, thus, still time for introspection, and time to  revisit some of the 96 draft posts that have accumulated in the last year… Not long ago, Chris Buddle at Arthropod Ecology did an heart-felt post on […]

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