Tag Archives: arthropods

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JAM 2012 Photo Contest

The deadline for submissions to the JAM 2012 Photography Contest is October 30. All participants¹ are eligible to enter, so why not submit your favourite photos now? The theme is Canadian Arthropods, and there are four categories open for submissions: […]

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The Week on Sunday 2

Another Tuesday at the Opal Natural Area…it has been the Year of the Spider for me, with more arachnids leaping before the lens than insects. Last Tuesday I found a stunning jumper, hopping rapidly across the sand. It was […]

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The Sunday Bug Bash 6

This week was ruled by J.C. Abbott Nature Photography, who first stunned me with Dragons Underwater , featuring fine photographs of dragonfly larva on white backgrounds – a theme I had contemplated this winter for our still emerging […]

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Entomology 101 (Online) – The Syllabus

I believe that continuing life-long learning (formal or informal) is important. As I foolishly proposed in an earlier blog post (in an attempt to paint myself into a corner), I am going to begin teaching […]

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Zimmer on Arthropod Superstars

Carl Zimmer, who blogs at The Loom,  has a new article on arthropod relationships: When scientists started to sequence DNA from arthropods, they hoped that they would be able to get a sharper picture of […]

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