Finally some good news is coming out of Washington D.C. in regard to the Arctic Refuge in Alaska. A bipartisan bill is being introduced in the House to permanently designate the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a permanently protected wilderness area. For those of you that might not be aware of this designating land as “wilderness area” provides the absolute strongest protection possible, even more so t
A new scientific study has been released detailing the cyclic nature of global warming and ice ages. As a former biologist I don’t find this surprising and think its great that concrete analytical data is coming out on the subject. What I found most amazing about this article is the documented historical values of carbon dioxide gas levels calculated in the study. Even though cycles have been present over milli
Another view of the Guggenheim museum in New York city. Unfortunately during my visit they were restoring the exterior of the building so I was relegated to internal photographs. This was taken at 16mm on a Canon 1Ds Mark II.
Over the holidays I had the opportunity to watch Who Killed The Electric Car (IMDB page). I have to admit hearing about this movie conjured the thoughts of hippies, delusional idealists and premature technology being touted as a magic bullet. After watching the movie I felt unbelievably ignorant and regretted the misconceptions I’ve had over the years on this. By the end of the movie I realized how I had been d
This past weekend I had the good fortune of being in Washington state. One of the few day trips I took was out to La Conner. This was an amazing area, but unfortunately the weather was less than ideal. An incoming storm front made it quite difficult to capture much of anything thanks to winds of up to 40 MPH and dark storm clouds. None the less my pursuit of snow geese in the farm fields ended successfully just as I
If ever there were a building that could be considered art unto itself, my first thought would surely be the Guggenheim. The spiral floor and well lit space makes looking at art extremely enjoyable. Photographed is another perspective of the Guggenheim. This time looking from the top down.