Monthly Archives: October 2013

Internet Naturalist – October 30, 2013

An adult male Rufous hummingbird. [Photo by Allen Chartier / Great Lakes Hummernet / Michigan Radio] See other photos documenting Ohio/Michigan sightings. It’s getting colder, but hummingbirds haven’t left the state yet | Michigan Radio 102413 With the chill in … Continue reading

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Herpetologists Question Animal Care in ‘Snake Salvation”

Pastor Jamie Coots holds a snake at Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name Church of Middlesboro, Ky. [Source: NPR] Serpent Experts Try To Demystify Pentecostal Snake Handling : NPR 101813 Two weeks ago, NPR of Pentecostals in Appalachia who handle … Continue reading

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Michigan Radio’s Environment Report: “In Warm Water: Fish and the Changing Great Lakes”

Links to Michigan Radio’s Environment Report five-part series on “In Warm Water: Fish and the Changing Great Lakes” Continue reading

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Internet Naturalist – October 14, 2013

Antarctica Through the Eyes of Emperor Penguins – The Takeaway 100913 Due to a lapse in appropriations caused by the government shutdown, funds for certain government Antarctic research programs will be depleted by October 14, 2013. What’s it really like … Continue reading

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“Snake Salvation” Won’t Save Any Snakes

Snake Salvation | National Geographic Channel Fall 2013 In the hills of Appalachia, Pentecostal pastors Jamie Coots and Andrew Hamblin struggle to keep an over-100-year-old tradition alive: the practice of handling deadly snakes in church. Jamie and Andrew believe in … Continue reading

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