Monthly Archives: October 2016

Discover: The “Other” Part of Niagara

The great majority of people residing in Ontario have been to Niagara Falls – if you haven’t, you should go! But many people forget that Niagara is more than the Falls. The region includes more to the Niagara Escarpment than … Continue reading

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The Ash trees are fading

What is happening? In eastern Canada, there are five native species of ash and many other introduced species. (Fraxinus pennsylvanica var. subintegerrima) or more commonly Green ash is becoming exceedingly popular. However, the reason for this popularity is not something … Continue reading

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That is also wood..

Taken from: http://www.herefordcraftguild.org.uk/communities/7/004/008/685/417/images/4555310271.jpg That is such a cute woodcarving. Oh…my laptop is placed on this wooden table. I am actually sitting on a wooden chair. When I look around, I can see a lot of wooden things. Outside, though, I can … Continue reading

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You pay high for it, so does nature

As I was passing by jewellery store the other day, my attention was pulled in by some shiny stones, which looked like diamonds. They were breathtaking and of course, very expensive too. I did not really want to buy some, … Continue reading

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The Gympie Gympie tree – Nature’s Most Torturously Painful Plant

Staying up very late one night during the reading week, I decided to give myself a break from making notes for one of my classes. Naturally, I ended up on the weird side of YouTube when I came across this … Continue reading

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Less School, More Learning?

I know it might sound a little crazy, but I have never been away from the York University Campus for more than a couple of weeks. Although I love school, after four years of undergrad I decided that before my … Continue reading

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Dung Beetles and Seed Dispersal

We know that although plants cant move, they have certain means to move from place to place over generations; that is, they have various dispersal mechanisms that help them do this. Some plant seeds are dispersed by wind currents, some by … Continue reading

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