Mother Nature



From The Ecologist: Fed up of paying a premium for supermarket berries and herbs? Take a walk on the wild side and pick your own Foraging – a word that evokes images…


It’s monsoon season in Arizona and that means it’s also the season for dust storms. The city of Phoenix was engulfed in a large dust cloud yesterday, significantly reducing visibility and causing thousands to experience power outages. Dust storms can reach up to a mile high and on Tuesday all flights were delayed until well after 9pm. This video shows how the large wall of dust swept across the Phoenix and other surrounding regions in Arizona.


Just in case things weren’t shaken up enough, Burma gets a taste of Mother Nature. CBC News reports: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has hit northeastern Burma, also known…