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Flu vaccination. Photo © U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District, via flickr & Creative Commons

Reduce your chances of getting flu

With the annual flu season underway, the annual influenza-related controversies are also making the rounds. They started last summer, with problems at Canada’s main flu-vaccine production facility in Quebec. A shortfall of vaccine doses resulted, forcing the Canada’s Public Health Agency to place orders with other suppliers. By the start Read more →

Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park. Photo © Kyla Duhamel, via creative commons and flickr

Individuals, not parks, need to set boundaries on use of technology

Nature Boy uses a number of smartphone apps with his work. Some help him identify birds. Others help him key out wild plants, fungi and other assorted roughage. He opens the astronomy app whenever he’s outside on clear nights. And because he works with people, he often photographs—with permission—families, school Read more →