Monthly Archives: April 2016

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Media Object: Food Fraud

I found this interesting two-part investigative report on Farm-to-Table Restaurants and Farmers Markets in the Tampa area. Laura Reiley, a food critic, discovers that most claims from these establishments are dubious at best, but that consumers are irresistibly attracted to … Continue reading

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Ecologies and Animals: A Graduate Mini Conference / Tues. May 3, 12-3 pm

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Final Project Preview

I wanted to give everyone a heads up on my final project to see if anyone in our class had any ideas on how I can make it better. I’m going to build a website that features pictures, descriptions, and … Continue reading

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Trouble in the Water

I know we’re all pretty much done with the semester, but I thought this was too cool of an intersection not to share. So everyone tuned in to music has been pumped about Beyonce’s album drop. It’s the second time … Continue reading

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Dangerous Art?

Hi fellow Tragic Ecologists! I found this article and, in light of Tyler’s curatorial presentation last week, thought I’d post it for anyone who’s interested. According to a study conducted by a group of chemists, they found high levels of … Continue reading

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Saturday Hike Update

Merry Earth Day! If you’re coming to the hike tomorrow, awesome! If not, we’ll be live-streaming the hike on Periscope (a live-streaming video app from Twitter). Follow me @ProtoCinema and tune in around 10am to experience the ultimate simulacrum of … Continue reading

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Saturday Hike

This Saturday at 10 am is another opportunity to hike the Cabin John Trail with an awesome Master Naturalist (my wife, Nora). This hike will be approx. 3 miles over hilly terrain, so it’s not designed for kids younger than … Continue reading

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Childhood and Shelley

In his essay “On Life,” Percy Shelley evokes the wonder of life, the quality of being an animate entity in the environment, which he regrets as being often forgotten as one matures. He uses the metaphor of mist to assert … Continue reading

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We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own.

  I’ve been waiting all semester to write about this, and now Shelley is giving me an opportunity: “The words, I, you, they, are not signs of any actual difference subsisting between the assemblage of thoughts thus indicated, but are … Continue reading

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