Lionfish hunters find leaving their kills behind is dangerous

Lionfish are an ongoing disaster in the Caribbean and US coastal waters because of their voracious appetites. They'll clear a reef in no time. Local divers attempt to contain the hazard by hunting them. Originally, they were put into containers before disposal on-shore. Because of the volume of lionfish kills, some kills were left for … Continue reading Lionfish hunters find leaving their kills behind is dangerous

Completed romance series for beach readingI

https://bookriot.com/2019/07/09/completed-romance-series/ Jumpstart Your Romance Reading With A Completed Series Jessica Pryde 07-09-19 For someone just getting into romance, it’s hard to know where to start. Is this the first book in a series, or the seventh? Is the series done, or am I going to have to wait months for the next one? If you … Continue reading Completed romance series for beach readingI

Another straightforward thing to do about the climate crisis — public energy research

One of the areas not yet receiving enough attention in combating the climate crisis is basic research and development to improve the industries that currently use a great deal of fossil fuels such as concrete- and steel-making, the production of plastic, and even making easier the adoption of electric transportation. We need to take steps … Continue reading Another straightforward thing to do about the climate crisis — public energy research

Best New Sci-Fi/Fantasy for the summer from BookBub

Some of these were on the list from Verge posted earlier. Best? Or good PR? https://www.bookbub.com/blog/new-fantasy-books-publishers-blurbs? The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of the Summer By Tess Fletcher|June 10, 2019 What better way to escape the heat this summer than to kick back in a tsar's palace or venture into the chilly outer reaches … Continue reading Best New Sci-Fi/Fantasy for the summer from BookBub

Seniors are going blind who could have avoided it

As noted in this article, the Shingrix 2 vaccine is 90% effective in preventing shingles and its potential complications including persistent pain and possible blindness. The supply of vaccine is limited even in countries where it's available, but it's worth chasing down particularly if you had chicken pox as a child. https://www.moneytalksnews.com/this-cause-of-blindness-is-soaring-for-seniors-but-its-preventable/ This Cause of … Continue reading Seniors are going blind who could have avoided it

Nonfiction options for the beach from BookBub

As I'm going thru the book lists I've accumulated, I'm tickled by their emphasis on beaches as places for reading/vacations. How about those mountain cabins? Or even a nearby park? I've read about a third of these but still see several that could be fun. https://www.bookbub.com/blog/best-non-fiction-beach-reads-publishers-blurbs?email_link_source=article_primary&position=0&source=blogdigest 17 Nonfiction Books That Are Perfect for the Beach … Continue reading Nonfiction options for the beach from BookBub

Lovers of honeybees — sulfoxaflor to be allowed back on US market

If you love honeybees (and those of us who like to eat pollinated crops do), you will find this EPA action appalling. This step by the EPA is contrary to a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in 2015. Yet another instance of the current administration ignoring the rule of law in this country. Go … Continue reading Lovers of honeybees — sulfoxaflor to be allowed back on US market