Monthly Archives: April 2011

What Does A Migration Look Like?

Every afternoon at about three, my officemate puts on her coat, picks up her binoculars, and walks down to Sakuma Viewpoint, a little patch of park across the street from our building on Portage Bay, to do a five-minute survey … Continue reading

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DIY Scale Dependence

What’s the big deal about “scale?” It’s a word that I’ve written about before here, and one that certain types of ecologists can’t seem to stop talking about. But it can be an infuratingly vague word to pin down, given … Continue reading

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Beaked Whales and Naval Sonar: What’s Going On?

There have been huge fights in the past decade over Naval sub-hunting sonar and its effects on certain species of whales. In several cases, mass strandings of marine mammals have occurred shortly after naval exercises where mid-frequency active (MFA) sonar … Continue reading

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