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What Science Fiction Fans Were Reading in 1957 - Book Reviews from Amazing Stories

What Science Fiction Fans Were Reading in 1957 - Book Reviews from Amazing Stories | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
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“ During the late 1950s and early 1960s, S. E. Cotts (a long time staffer) reviewed new science fiction books for Amazing Stories, in a department called The Spectroscope. Below...
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17 of the Most Literary Science Fiction Novels

17 of the Most Literary Science Fiction Novels | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Books you'll find at the intersection of the literary and science fiction genres.
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Google Books ruled legal in massive win for fair use

Google Books ruled legal in massive win for fair use | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Scans that show snippets are legal—they don't replace the full book.
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Happy Weekend: Happy Reunion

Happy Weekend: Happy Reunion | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
HAPPY WEEKEND: A year ago Amboseli Trust for Elephants went viral showing an elephant calf being rescued from a well. We wanted to share with you this wonderful video, showing the happy news that o...
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Content Runner Online Writing Marketplace Officially Launches - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Content Runner Online Writing Marketplace Officially Launches - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Content Runner Online Writing Marketplace Officially Launches
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Content Runner connects writers with the public, supporting the exchange of unique written copy.

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New Book Argues That Today's Kids Are Helpless Without Apps - Slate Magazine (blog)

New Book Argues That Today's Kids Are Helpless Without Apps - Slate Magazine (blog) | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine (blog) New Book Argues That Today's Kids Are Helpless Without Apps Slate Magazine (blog) Each month in “The Six-Point Inspection,” Future Tense and Zócalo Public Square take a quick look at new science and technology books that are...
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Guest commentary: How we can safely, ethically co-exist with wildlife

Guest commentary: How we can safely, ethically co-exist with wildlife | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
By Ben Nottingham Manager, Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge
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Without stopping the incursion of humans, the problems will not end.

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The Value Of Life

The Value Of Life | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Every once in a while I see this poster and it always stirs up emotions and questions about the value of life. Why is it a crime to harm certain species including ourselves, but a thought is never ...
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Tipping the Scales to End Poaching

Mark Twain once said,  " The LACK of money is the root of all evil." I guess that's why poaching is a multi-million dollar business. In countries such as Kenya, with a 40% unemployment rate,  it is...
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The Ecological Importance of California’s Rim Fire

The Ecological Importance of California’s Rim Fire | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Large, intense fires have always been a natural part of fire regimes in Sierra Nevada forests BY CHAD HANSON Since the Rim fire began in the central Sierra Nevada on August 17, there has been a ste...
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Careful monitoring of recovery trajectories is prudent in the time of warming climate and spreading weeds.

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November is Manatee Awareness Month

November is Manatee Awareness Month | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Officially, it’s Manatee Awareness Month in the state of Florida, and the manatees are on the move.  Save the Manatee are calling for the public to rise to the occasion again, and help this dignifi...
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Arizona Mammals Update--November 2013

Arizona Mammals Update--November 2013 | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
More than half of Arizona mammals are at risk of extinction. Fourteen species are already extinct.
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What is Ecofantasy?

What is Ecofantasy? | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
It's a state of mind....for the moment. In my Ecofantasy mind, all of Earth's inhabitants have the right to be alive, each to its own individual perception of the world, and each with a unique voic...
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Good fit here isn't it?

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Twitter / DIGCorporation: #Ecodesign fully embraces nature ...

Twitter / DIGCorporation: #Ecodesign fully embraces nature ... | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
#Ecodesign fully embraces nature conservation & respect for it, but doesn't exclude #modernism & elegance. Thoughts? http://t.co/K9LkPUWo8r
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Arizona Butterfly and Moth Update--November, 2013

Arizona Butterfly and Moth Update--November, 2013 | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Arizona Butterfly and Moth Conservation Butterflies and moths are pollinators and they are food for other species.  I know of no harm they cause to human interests.  Nevertheless, many die from ins...
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Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 76 - The Black-headed Spider Monkey

Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 76 - The Black-headed Spider Monkey | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
"In the end, we conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught" Baba Dioum These elegant primates live almost exclusively in the upper-...
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Oil refineries in Louisiana have accidents almost every day

Oil refineries in Louisiana have accidents almost every day | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Well, OK, Louisiana’s oil refineries don’t have accidents every single day. Just six days a week on average. Actually, to be specific, 6.3 days a week.
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Reviews of space-themed books for children - The Planetary Society (blog)

Reviews of space-themed books for children - The Planetary Society (blog) | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Reviews of space-themed books for children
The Planetary Society (blog)
It's already November, ack! And that means it's time for my annual roundup of reviews of space-themed books for children.
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Apocalypse of Castor - What has man done to the environment?

Apocalypse of Castor - What has man done to the environment? | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
THE APOCALYPSE OF CASTOR   It may be true that more of Earth is dry and barren now than in the years gone by. These ancient documents I'm sorting through for history worth passing on to you re...
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TransCanada Has Already Had To Fix 125 Dents And Sags In Southern Keystone Pipeline

TransCanada Has Already Had To Fix 125 Dents And Sags In Southern Keystone Pipeline | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
These are patches on a portion of the Keystone XL pipeline. Its not a design. CREDIT: PUBLIC CITIZEN Synthetic crude oil hasn’t yet entered the southern segment of the Keystone XL pipeline, but a r...
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Psst, Mistah - You Want a 5-Star Review?

Psst, Mistah - You Want a 5-Star Review? | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Thank God for Indie Publishing – it is my opinion that we are far better off with it than without it. Is there a wider range of quality – undoubtedly. There are authors who are amateur, don’t prope...
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Invasive Weed Treatment near Moab, UT

Invasive Weed Treatment near Moab, UT | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Last month the CSR Team, in conjunction with the Utah Fish and Wildlife and Utah State University, completed a Russian Knapweed (Rhaponticum repens) herbicide treatment project just outside of Moab...
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Herbicides often do more than just kill the target weed.  Though herbicides are cheaper, mechanical treatments are sometimes necessary to save biological soil crusts and to protect water quality.

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Updates: A New Classic SF Review Blog to add to your list

Updates: A New Classic SF Review Blog to add to your list | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
MPorcius, a frequent and well-read commentator on my site, has started transferring his numerous amazon reviews and writing new reviews of classic SF (a substantial portion is pre-1980s) to his blo...
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