A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 3

3.1 GOOD NEW DAYS Happy happy happy New days of the pleasure of Wild Nature in the City. Everlasting Daisy Western Australia style in my front yard a few years ago. For the Botanically inclined: Various Pinks to White flowers are Rhodanthe chlorocephala ssp Rosea, Yellow is Schoenia filifolia ssp. Just take the seed, chuck … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 3

A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 2 (cont)

2.1 HARBINGERS of DOOM All this while up to the middle of the Twentieth Century, Climate was considered as a constant by the majority in the Science Community with only small blips and variations. There was no profession of Climatology. For many years there had been some measuring and modelling of C02 emissions done by … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 2 (cont)

A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 2

“Bad old Days and (the) Harbingers of Doom” Preamble: During and well before the Bad old Days, Humans including those of those of Industry and Government were quite dirty, disrespectful and downright careless with our House - Earth. It took many years before Climate Science and Environmental conscience (natural and built environment) started seeping into … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 2

A WARMING ARGUMENT

Preamble This is not a chat filled with many statistics. This is a dedication to the process of Science and the Scientists that alerted us of Global Warming and Climate Change armed with real and measured observation, evaluation, conclusions and outcomes that are proven real and/or predicted. This is to the many from the early … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT

Ecology Intermission 2.

SYMBIOSIS: A beneficial arrangement between two organisms. Symbiotic relationships occur mainly in three forms: 1. Mutualistic: where both parties benefit from this relationship . Possibly the best known example is Bees and Flowers. Bees pollinate flowers and plants set fruit. In return, Bees take some pollen home and make yummy honey. Everyone is a winner! … Continue reading Ecology Intermission 2.

UP

Pre-dawn Wednesday, early UP after a restless night, partly due to ongoing contemplation of working future after just finishing my job, partly due to the ongoing rolling thunderstorm that seemed to last all night, but mainly due to being a little (understatement) excited about the impending North East Monsoon season surf on Malaysia's East Coast. … Continue reading UP

Part 3: The 20%, Paradise

80% of all Crows in existence are urban dwellers. It is a standard statistic all over the World. The top of the Urban Scavenger tree is their only true place. For human researchers such as my amateur self, great mystery and intrigue surrounds their organisational abilities. Still, there are many unanswered questions. Some suggest Crows … Continue reading Part 3: The 20%, Paradise

Ecology Intermission 1

..a Cautionary Tale or two........... (Ecology: How living things relate to each other and their environment) Previously in Lust and Invasion, the importation of Crows from another Country for pest control purposes realised an explosion of Crows through to the Malaysian Peninsular interior where Crows had never existed. Disastrous consequences for the local ecology from … Continue reading Ecology Intermission 1

Part 2. Lust and Invasion

(just about all facts from Monash Uni Malaysia 2016 Study: Alien origins of the Common House Crow) Great research and clearly written. Crows are the Creme de la Creme of feathered Scavengers. In this case - Corvus splendens, the Asian House Crow. Everyone else on the Scavenger tree in the urban environment will never match … Continue reading Part 2. Lust and Invasion