Veronica Anghelescu

9 Flips | 3 Magazines | 6 Likes | 2 Following | @VeronicaAng1tvr | Keep up with Veronica Anghelescu on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Veronica Anghelescu”

Africa’s Vultures Are Collapsing to Extinction

Changing Planet<p>Among members of the public, I describe myself as a conservationist, or more typically my response is, “I study birds.”<p>Among my conservation colleagues, I have to go a step further—”I study vultures”—to which the near-unanimous reply is “I just don’t see vultures anymore.” Sigh …

South Africa reader Jatin Thakkar sent in a photo of the Milky Way over the A. M. Foster Covered Bridge in Marshfield, Vermont. See how he took it here:

This camera zoom is so good you can see craters on the Moon

Fancy taking up astronomy but lack access to a nearby observatory or high-spec equipment? Fear not, you can make a decent go of studying celestial …