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Forum: Conservation Tuesday 11th February 2020, 11:17
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By locustella
Climate change disrupted mast seeding in European beech Fagus sylvatica

Now they produce seeds more often, what is disadvantageous.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41477-020-0592-8
Bogdziewicz, M., Kelly, D., Thomas, P.A. et al. Climate warming disrupts mast seeding...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 21st January 2020, 16:31
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By locustella
Marine phytoplankton and our miserables lifes

It is very likely, that phytoplankton is declining at frightening rate. Because it is main producer of the oxygen on Earth, we can suffocate one day (?). As a result of pollution of oceans. Although...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 28th August 2019, 01:08
Replies: 45
Views: 2,169
Posted By locustella
There were attempts of buying Greenland in 1867...

There were attempts of buying Greenland in 1867 and 1946 ...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 27th August 2019, 08:08
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By locustella
Yes, those fires are south of rainforests in...

Yes, those fires are south of rainforests in Kongo Basin, I was wrong. But is it normal...
Forum: Conservation Sunday 25th August 2019, 11:16
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By locustella
According to information available in the...

According to information available in the internet, Africa forests are burning too. Here is a map of the Fire Information for Resource Management System...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 21st August 2019, 18:23
Replies: 45
Views: 2,169
Posted By locustella
Thanks to global warming, Greenland's natural...

Thanks to global warming, Greenland's natural resources are becoming increasingly available and Greenland's soil is becoming more valuable. Nobody is traumatized, unfortunately.
According to some...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 21st August 2019, 18:11
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By locustella
And number of fires in Brasil is twice larger...

And number of fires in Brasil is twice larger than in 2013. However fire activity (?) is a little below average.
Amazon fires caused blackout in São...
Forum: Conservation Friday 16th August 2019, 21:28
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By locustella
Amazon deforestation increased rapidly in August

by 278% in August in comparison to August 2018.
https://www.livescience.com/66120-amazon-rainforest-deforestation-bolsonaro.html
Forum: Conservation Friday 18th January 2019, 12:21
Replies: 37
Views: 1,899
Posted By locustella
Record high temperatures in Australia

Highest temperatures on record in Australia. Not only some people landed in hospitals, but also many bats have died and fruit orchards got spoiled....
Forum: Technique Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 16:47
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By locustella
This is not exactly this problem but similar one...

This is not exactly this problem but similar one and can happen to anybody.
Some of monitor drivers set for Windows atypical, rare ICC profile spoiling colors in some of windows of some programs.
So...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 15:57
Replies: 65
Views: 2,928
Posted By locustella
Digiscoping allows easy photographing without a...

Digiscoping allows easy photographing without a hide. This is why it was invented - because lenses are too week for bird photography in most of cases. A kit lens + telescope corresponds to lens with...
Forum: Technique Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 14:07
Replies: 12
Views: 8,876
Posted By locustella
What do you mean ? By the service ? Sometimes I...

What do you mean ? By the service ? Sometimes I suspect that what is sharp in the viewfinder is not necessarily sharp on the sensor.
You can use additionally the cable release, even the camera is...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 13:31
Replies: 65
Views: 2,928
Posted By locustella
Many years ago I was using 75-300 mm Minolta zoom...

Many years ago I was using 75-300 mm Minolta zoom and it was rather impossible to approach anything wild.
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 13:05
Replies: 65
Views: 2,928
Posted By locustella
But where they were taken ? Some species look...

But where they were taken ? Some species look exotic, maybe they have longer escape distance than most of European birds living outside of parks, zoos, highly populated areas ? And what you were...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 23:35
Replies: 65
Views: 2,928
Posted By locustella
(my budget is 0.000 from many years) 300, 500 and...

(my budget is 0.000 from many years) 300, 500 and 600 mm reflex (mirror) lenses are cheaper, something like three times shorter than "classical" lenses and and very light, but they have usually only...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 22:33
Replies: 65
Views: 2,928
Posted By locustella
300 mm is far too low focal length for bird...

300 mm is far too low focal length for bird photography, especially without hide.

Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports (Canon...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 29th September 2018, 12:47
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By locustella
Humans are parasites of the Earth - more facts

Since the 1500s, humans caused extinction of well over 80% mammal species
in the Atlantic forest biome in eastern South...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 17th July 2018, 19:39
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By locustella
ExifTool can read a...

ExifTool can read a lot:
https://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/
Downloaded files should be copied somewhere.

To use this, you have to install also Perl (if it is not installed on your...
Forum: Conservation Sunday 8th July 2018, 11:05
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By locustella
Death penalty can be very dangerous and unjust,...

Death penalty can be very dangerous and unjust, because sometimes judicial mistakes happen, it can also be targeted for political purposes or based on lies of witnesses. So much better is life...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 7th July 2018, 21:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By locustella
Yes, the boss of poachers or their customer....

Yes, the boss of poachers or their customer. Because poachers don't understand even what they do perhaps.
Forum: Conservation Saturday 7th July 2018, 18:36
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By locustella
(sad) Rhino poachers eaten by lions

in the South African Sibuya game...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 8th May 2018, 17:45
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By locustella
Spider ID

May 6th, Warsaw. It was walking on the ground. Probably very common species. Could anyone take a look at this image ? Thank you in advance.
Edited later:
Someone recognized it as Pardosa sp.
Forum: Conservation Friday 13th April 2018, 19:11
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By locustella
Some recent symptomes of the climate change Earth illness

This is such international, global forum, so about that boring global warming and other climate changes.

Gulfstream weakest...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Saturday 17th February 2018, 21:20
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By locustella
Maybe that is 28.5*E at all and 12.5*E in Germany...

Maybe that is 28.5*E at all and 12.5*E in Germany ?
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Saturday 17th February 2018, 18:54
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By locustella
Information about the occurrence of this species...

Information about the occurrence of this species on the territory of present Ukraine appears in some books from the early twentieth century (in Galicyjskie [Galicia]...
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