December 31, 2014 §
Hemigrapsus sanguineus (Asian shore crab)
(Photograph by Martha Andrews Donovan)
Don’t overlook the benefit of regeneration.
Aside: Research indicates that the Asian shore crab, which first mysteriously appeared on the Atlantic coast in 1988, is co-existing quite nicely with native species in its rocky intertidal home.
“Are Invasives Bad? Not Always, Say Brown Researchers”
December 18, 2014 §
Headline announcing the Biological Survey [of the Panama Canal Zone], The Washington Post, April 9, 1911
Sent from Gatun Canal Zone, Dec. 13, 1911
Purchased at Concord Antique Gallery, Concord,
New Hampshire, c. Dec. 13, 2014
Gatun C. Z.
Dec. 13, 1911
Dear Ones – How we would love to be home at this Xmas time, but the best we can do is wish you all a “Merry Xmas” & Happy New Year across miles.
Florence & Herbert
What we discover is often what we least expect to find.