Biologists Discover That Some Ants Eventually Retire

January 10, 2011 by  
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Photo: diveofficer / CC Many adjectives come to mind when thinking about ants, but ‘idle’ likely isn’t among them. But recently biologists discovered that after a lifetime of service in their namesake occupation, older leaf-cutter ants eventually decided to hang their hats, enjoying a retirement of sorts in their golden years

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Whose Responsibility Is it To Keep Our Sidewalks Clear?

January 9, 2011 by  
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All images credit Franke James TreeHugger favourite Franke complains in one of her trademark photo essays that she is irked by unshovelled sidewalks. It is one of those contradictions, where the sidewalk is on city property. where we are not required to shovel the streets for cars, (the city has ploughs for that) but the sidewalks, for pedestrians, are the homeowners’ responsibility

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