Mock ‘book burning’ near Melbourne simulates loud book ban protests in Florida

Support the local press. Unlock unlimited digital access to floridatoday.com Click here and sign up today. MELBOURNE — With the faces of state and local government officials cut out on poles large, community activists gathered around a bonfire made of cardboard and tissue paper to hold a mock “book burning” across the street from Melbourne … Read more

The Burning Man Virtual Experience is throwing a virtual farewell party today

I found myself on a virtual bus, driving in the dust. My avatar jumped, and a few others. Outside, in the sand, were motorcyclists. These drivers were real people: it was a 360-degree video. They stop moving as the clip ends. For a few moments, I felt like I was at Burning Man, a festival … Read more

Wildlife activist complains to NTCA about elephant killing and burning at MP- The New Indian Express

Bhopal: Bhopal wildlife activist Ajay Dubey has written to the central government, National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and state forest department, complaining that an elephant has been killed and its remains burned in the Badhavgarh tiger buffer zone. Reserve (BTR) in Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh. The wildlife activist mailed photos along with the complaint … Read more

Wildlife activist complains to NTCA about elephant killing and burning at MP- The New Indian Express

Bhopal: Bhopal wildlife activist Ajay Dubey has written to the central government, National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and state forest department, complaining that an elephant has been killed and its remains burned in the Badhavgarh tiger buffer zone. Reserve (BTR) in Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh. The wildlife activist mailed photos along with the complaint … Read more

The burning question about fungi: what happens to them in extreme heat? | fungi

wToby Kerss and a group of fungi experts hiked in the Apennine Mountains in northern Italy last July, and the country was experiencing its worst drought in 70 years. But Kiers, an evolutionary biologist at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, saw the dry vegetation and burning forests of the drought- and fire-stricken regions bordering Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna … Read more