Tag Archives: insects

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A Nobel Gift

I’m very pleased with a package I just received in the mail today. In the envelope? A complementary copy of The World of the Small macro calendar 2015 by Johan J. Ingles-Le Nobel, as thanks for […]

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September in the Cavell Meadows

The winding Edith Cavell road leads up to Mt. Edith Cavell and the Angel Glacier. The trail-head leading away from the parking lot allows fairly easy access to alpine meadows, making it one of the […]

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Caught by Google Street View

I zoomed in on Google Maps this morning, impressed by how the quality of the images have improved for our neighbourhood. I decided to check the street view. I then ‘strolled’ down our street, and […]

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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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Sunday (on Monday) Round-up 4

Yesterday I was distracted by the egg-laying earwig (amongst other things) and completely forgot about the Sunday Round-up. Delayed a day, this is the Sunday Round-up: ◊ Every entomological institute should be digitizing their collections: Scientists […]

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E.O. Wilson speaks up for the little guys…

Repost: From TedTalks 2007, E.O. Wilson speaks up about insects and biodiversity, and how he turned his weaknesses into opportunity… Related articles Welcome! (bugs.adrianthysse.com) Encyclopedia of Life Lord of the Ants

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Ento. 101: Who?(II) – Aristotle to the end of the 17th century

Entomologists from Aristotle to the end of the 17th century. Not only can we thank Aristotle for the term ‘entomology’, he is also the first person we know to have written about insects and other […]

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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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