Aphorism #6

December 31, 2014 § Leave a comment

Hemigrapsus sanguineus (Asian shore crab) (Photograph by Martha Andrews Donovan)

Hemigrapsus sanguineus (Asian shore crab)
(Photograph by Martha Andrews Donovan)

Aphorism #6

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”

Aphorism #5

December 18, 2014 § Leave a comment

Headline announcing the Biological Survey [of the Panama Canal Zone], The Washington Post, April 9, 1911 located at: http://www.mnh.si.edu/onehundredyears/expeditions/Panama.html

Headline announcing the Biological Survey [of the Panama Canal Zone], The Washington Post, April 9, 1911
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Holiday postcard Sent from Gatun Canal Zone, Dec. 13, 1911 Purchased at Concord Antique Gallery, Concord, New Hampshire,  December 2014 Holiday postcard
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

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

Aphorism #5

What we discover is often what we least expect to find.

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