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May 2

May 2, 2014

Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, In the Province of Eiri Suruga, Katsushika Hokusaicirca, 1830

Air: Illuminating the Invisible

Air is most often described as “empty”, as if because this sea of elements cannot be seen by humans eyes there is nothing to see, no substance. But the very fact that you’re alive at this moment is proof that the air is not only far from empty, but is teeming with unseen life, microscopic particles, cosmic dust, chemicals, and elemental forces.

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Mar 24

March 24, 2014

Blue Ridge Mountains, Ken Thomas

Evolution of the Southern Appalachian Mountains

Asheville is built amidst rolling hills, the worn remains of an epic geological history that tells of continents colliding and the vast amounts of time that eroded the ancient mountains such clashings created.

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Feb 21

February 21, 2014

Rocky Mountain River, Jessie Huffaker, 2014

When Wolves Return the Waters are Changed

Human driven extermination of the wolves in the United States is a tragically poignant example of our society’s ignorance regarding the fragile balance of ecological communities, and especially how one single species can have a essential role in maintaining the entirety of the ecosystem’s health and diversity.

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