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A review of Mapping the World: Stories of Geography, by Caroline and Martine Laffon
Anna Lena Phillips
A review of Strange Maps: An Atlas of Cartographic Curiosities, by Frank Jacobs
Rosalind Reid, Anna Lena Phillips, Greg Ross, Christopher Brodie
Fresh Pond • No Impact Man • In Search of Jefferson’s Moose • The Stuff of Life
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ANIMATION: Hydrangea Colors: It’s All in the Soil
The Hydrangea macrophylla (big-leafed hydrangea) plant is the only known plant that can 'detect' the pH level in surrounding soil!
One of the world’s most popular ornamental flowers, it conceals a bouquet of biological and biochemical surprises. The iconic “snowball” shaped hydrangea blooms are a common staple of backyard gardens.
Hydrangea colors ultimately depend on the availability of aluminum ions(Al3+) within the soil.
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