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Forum: Earth's Living Things

  1. Animals are Magical

    Let's devote this thread to the other family of sentient creatures that inhabit this planet with us, that we take for granted far too often. I've...

    Started by onawah, 9th April 2019 04:23
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  2. Mara returns to the Mountains

    Dear Friends, I have a most wonderful little story to share. I thought it needed a thread of its own, and I dared to post it under Earth's Living...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 21st August 2023 16:21
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  3. Man, the psychopath. Will nature fight back?

    Friends, this is something I feel extremely strongly about. And it has to be possible that nature on Planet Earth is indeed beginning to fight back....

    Started by Bill Ryan, 7th September 2023 21:12
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    26th September 2023 05:18 Go to last post
  4. An End to Cruelty and a Most Evil Trade

    Friends, we are now well aware of the scourge that is human trafficking, but I wish to bring awareness to another victim of trafficking that, to...

    Started by Mark (Star Mariner), 24th August 2023 19:10
    • Replies: 8
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    25th September 2023 09:57 Go to last post
  5. Mountain Lions, Pumas, and other Big Cats

    Dear Friends, this thread has been created by copying over a handful of interesting posts — some slightly edited here to focus on the new topic —...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 25th August 2023 19:50
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    21st September 2023 11:52 Go to last post
  6. Beautiful Nature pics

    When I forget to feel grateful for the many blessings of just being alive and part of this wonderful planet, Nature reminds and inspires me. ...

    Started by onawah, 14th November 2012 06:08
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    8th September 2023 14:49 Go to last post
  7. Intelligent Design

    Hi all, I recently came across a fairly interesting article with the main argument being that BECAUSE there is intelligent design all around us,...

    Started by starlight, 22nd February 2017 16:35
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    4th August 2023 18:21 Go to last post
  8. Ecuador: The Legal Rights of Nature

    Rights of nature in Ecuador From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia With the adoption of a new constitution in 2008 under president Rafael Correa,...

    Started by kfm27917, 6th July 2023 17:07
    environment, gaia, pachamama
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    8th July 2023 14:22 Go to last post
  9. Are some animals not as magical as others?

    Thanks for posting Jill. I visit the Animals are Magical thread from time to time and do think about animals. I think a lot about insects for...

    Started by DaveToo, 22nd January 2021 22:56
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  10. Lamarck and the Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics: a different theory of evolution

    I would like to share several excerpts from a quite brief scholarly paper I wrote last month, and distributed to several friends. The topic concerns...

    Started by Dale, 10th January 2011 01:05
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    29th June 2023 10:01 Go to last post
  11. Calling all light warriors - the Bees need you!

    Hello dear friends. My deepest thanks for your presence here. Every one of you. whether member or visitor to Avalon, is dear to me. I feel your...

    Started by northstar, 26th August 2013 00:16
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    10th April 2023 02:18 Go to last post
  12. Acts of kindness towards animals

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    Started by WhiteLove, 28th November 2015 22:56
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  13. The Biggest Little Farm

    Another proof that there are always better ways. Every farmer on the planet should be watching this and re-assessing their ideas as they go...

    Started by Ewan, 26th April 2022 07:20
    • Replies: 9
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    6th January 2023 18:37 Go to last post
  14. Strange animal behaviour- walking in circles.

    This strange development of animals walking repetitively in a circular motion is trending on social media platforms. ...

    Started by mizo, 23rd November 2022 10:09
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  15. Adorable Rescued Kangaroo Comes Back Years Later to Visit

    The Whisker Woods Sanctuary in the Australian Capital Territory recently posted a photo to Facebook, about how one of their people rescued a...

    Started by dynamo, 5th June 2018 11:07
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  16. Worms unfrozen after 42,000 years are alive and eating

    Two worms that have been frozen in permafrost for up to 42,000 years have come back to life, and are now considered the oldest living animals on the...

    Started by Did You See Them, 27th July 2018 11:59
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  17. The labyrinthine patterns traced by birds on the wing – in pictures

    What a set of fantastic images. Ornithography #171 and Ornithography #249 are my favourites, although all are wonderful...

    Started by Le Chat, 29th October 2022 17:52
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  18. The Dodo

    https://www.thedodo.com/ I'm sure most of you are familiar with "the dodo", but for those who aren't.. It's a site that offers these...

    Started by Mike, 6th November 2020 02:41
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  19. Nearly living: Remarkable new technology makes holograms come alive

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    Started by RunningDeer, 11th October 2022 15:07
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  20. A Pink Hippopotamus photographed in Kenya (really)

    ------- Dear All: I took these photos myself on a visit to the Masai Mara game reserve in Kenya in 2001. The hippo was in a remote part of the...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 11th August 2013 22:36
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    29th September 2022 12:30 Go to last post
  21. A big mystery!

    Any idea what this is? I think I know what it is - but am not saying.. I want to get your input on this. Thanks. jtVQTc9uizY

    Started by Anu Raman, 22nd September 2022 05:05
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  22. I went Shark fishing (no fish were hurt but my boss's finger almost got bit off)

    https://youtu.be/lhatcCiiyZY

    Started by jagman, 19th September 2022 03:39
    fish torture, no empathy
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  23. Forest found 630ft underground in sinkhole in China

    Apologies if mentioned elsewhere... AQ2LqDwBvCw WftTiP1OS3I Just makes you think what else is hidden underground ready to be revealed to the...

    Started by scotslad, 15th September 2022 19:24
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  24. GIANT trees

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHkiZNT3cyE I found this visually fascinating and the ideas presented worthy of discussion. It has nothing to do...

    Started by lunaflare, 24th August 2016 23:03
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    5th August 2022 18:49 Go to last post
  25. The Secret Life Of Plants (1979)

    Hello Avalonians, Here's a link to a non-fuzzy version of the classic documentary (with music by Stevie Wonder - who never saw the film prior) -...

    Started by samsdice, 13th June 2022 17:36
    • Replies: 8
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    17th June 2022 19:35 Go to last post
  26. Unhappy An ocean of noise: how sonic pollution is hurting marine life

    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/apr/12/ocean-of-noise-sonic-pollution-hurting-marine-life As radios stitched a net over the water, a...

    Started by bogeyman, 12th April 2022 13:13
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    12th April 2022 13:13 Go to last post
  27. Question Dancing plants

    I first noticed this phenomenon over 10 years ago and have only seen it a few times; mostly, I suspect, because I am just not out and about in nature...

    Started by Ewan, 10th October 2015 22:44
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  28. Bill's searches for the Wawa Grande (Ecuador's Bigfoot)

    . Hello, All -- Some of you may have seen this interesting thread, about the Ecuadorian version of Bigfoot. He's called Wawa Grande (translation:...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 30th September 2016 16:04
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  29. Nemo’s Garden takes terrestrial farming to new depths

    https://www.newscientist.com/article/2310333-undersea-beds-nemos-garden-takes-terrestrial-farming-to-new-depths/ THIS otherworldly, underwater...

    Started by bogeyman, 12th March 2022 08:07
    • Replies: 0
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  30. Soldier Hasn’t Seen Best Friend In 2 Yrs Watch What Happens When They’re Finally Reunited

    I hope you find this as touching as I did. Dave - Toronto

    Started by Spellbound, 10th February 2022 04:23
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