Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Real Architects of Bengali Cuisine are Widows

We often talk about of our culture. We are proud of it.An important part of culture are cuisines of the region. Many contribute to it.Bengali cuisines are famous.This piece examines the role of widows in developing and preserving this element … Continue reading

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How Joplin, Missouri, Used Nature to Recover from a Devastating Tornado

Originally posted on THE DIRT:
https://vimeo.com/217251126/1225b062b2 I’ve always been struck by the undeniable power of nature. It destroys—as it did on a late Sunday afternoon in May, in Joplin, Missouri, six years ago when an EF5, mile-wide tornado chewed through…

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Changes in Yellowstone Climate

Originally posted on Exposing the Big Game:
https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/nature/climatechangeinfo.htm Scientists with the National Park Service and other organizations closely monitor variables that may reflect a changing climate. In Yellowstone, these include whitebark pine, snowpack, the greening of plants, and wildlife. NPS…

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