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Feb. 1, 2008 - Lovely Ladybugs

With over 4,000 species worldwide and over 350 species in North America ladybugs, or ladybirds, are prolific and colorful beetles.

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Jan. 1, 2008 - The Indian River Lagoon: Priceless

Ecosystems contribute environmental goods and services to our economy. Collectively, these benefits are known as ecosystem services

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Dec. 1, 2007 - Our Shrinking World

Using satellites, a GPS can detect a location within 15 meters. It uses measurements of longitude, latitude, and elevation and must be able to read 4 of the 24 orbiting satellites to be accurate. It sounds like science fiction but, using GPS technology is becoming commonplace in finding your way around a new city, locating hidden treasures (geocaching), and tracking a lost dog.

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Apr. 1, 2007 - Nature is the Cure

Nature Deficit Disorder is a new phrase coined by Richard Louv.

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