Rhonda Smith

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Three Year Old Teaches Dad, Life is Actually Full of Butterflies | #TalkToMe

I was honored to receive an invitation to the Huffington Post #TalkToMe series. Fortunately, my Daughter had some time available for an interview.<p>I have always loved to look at the world through her eyes and reflect on her comments. This morning, she grabbed a toy that was only to be used with Mom …

Solving the monarch butterfly's decline will take more than just milkweed

A new study questions the conventional wisdom about the roles of pesticides and milkweed in the decline of the monarch butterfly population.<p>The past decade has seen a steep decline in the monarch butterfly population and to help save it, many people have focused on protecting milkweed, the primary …

Biodiversity
Biodiversity
Herbicides

Monarch butterfly population rebounding in Mexico, researchers say | Fox News

Monarch butterflies have made a big comeback in their wintering grounds in Mexico, after suffering serious declines, investigators said Friday.<p>The area covered by the orange-and-black insects in the mountains west of Mexico City this season was more than three and a half times greater than last …

Biodiversity

Lifestyle | Fox News

The Bees, the Butterflies, and You.

Today, the Administration is releasing the Pollinator Partnership Action Plan (PPAP), building on Federal actions to improve pollinator health by facilitating additional state and private-sector engagement. The PPAP furthers President Obama’s June, 2014, memorandum that focused the attention of …

Ecology

Monarch butterfly populations are multiplying

Monarch butterflies are finally on the rebound. With the colorful pollinators threatened by everything from pesticides to habitat destruction, the …

Biodiversity
Habitats

Monsanto blamed for disappearance of monarch butterflies

As scientists continue to track the shrinking population of the North American monarch butterfly, one researcher thinks she has found a big reason …

The Random Events That Sparked 8 Of The World’s Biggest Startups

These household names began as less-than-glamourous solutions to problems.<p>Light-bulb moments don’t happen on command, and brainstorming sessions rarely produce extraordinary results. More often it’s a random remark, event, or memory that sends an entrepreneur down the rabbit hole of innovation. …

Jack Dorsey

Path

Sustainable Transport

The L train shutdown will be a nightmare, but also a blessing in the long run.

As of Monday, New Yorkers can look the future in the face: The L train will stop running between Brooklyn and Manhattan for 18 months starting in …

Transportation

Breakthrough battery tech could make electric cars more efficient

Researchers have proposed a new lithium-oxygen battery technology that could make long-distance electric cars (and smartphones that don't need …

Clean Energy

Lockheed Martin Will Build New Shallow Submarine For Navy SEALs

So they don't have to get wet<p>Traveling underwater offers Navy SEALs a lot of advantages. Troops are hard to see below the waves, and until they reach the shore they’re no louder than the ocean itself. The problem is all the water. The current “swimmer delivery vehicles” used by the Navy’s elite …

Military
Tesla

Ford brings Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to all 2017 models

Its Sync 3 touchscreen infotainment system will be available across all 2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles.<p>Automakers are slowly rolling out additional smartphone connectivity to their vehicles, but no automaker has made moves to offer Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android Auto systems across an entire …

Android Auto