Tag Archives: America

The Grande Ronde Valley

Does that not sound like a majestic place? The Grande Ronde Valley! A valley in Eastern Oregon, where a road winds up to the top of Mount Harris. The bad news: I have totally not been there at all. The … Continue reading

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JFK

Sunset from JFK New York, last week, on our way back from the ESA ecological conference in Florida. I guess they call this a #trowback… I have had time to think about all I learned in America, and my main … Continue reading

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Florida Zoo

Well, the whole of Florida is a bit of a Zoo, that is for sure. Even for conference people that didn’t have the time to go out all day, like us, there was plenty of wildlife to discover. I always have … Continue reading

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An alligator!

‘Oh no, there is these tourists again, just one day visiting the Everglades ad craving to see an alligator. Better do my show-up again!’ You saw him thinking exactly that when he left his chill-out spot to swim right towards us, … Continue reading

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Through the trees

Like the Florida jungle, where at first sight all is a uniform green, before slowly the exciting plants and animals start to appear. That’s how the schedule of the conference of the Ecological Society of America tends to look. Hundreds, … Continue reading

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Marshing on

My playtime is limited on my international working trips. If I want to see a little bit of the environment, I have to be inventive and time-efficient. My forced visit to Philadelphia airport while waiting for a connection flight provided an … Continue reading

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Drought in the lake

California currently experiences the most extreme drought in the history of the state. It is so dry that they started desalinating the water of the ocean on a large scale (an interesting newsflash I learned from CNN at the airport). … Continue reading

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