Wednesday, November 21, 2012

green, greener & and the oldest living things

"Multi-photo: Green" 
is the challenge at wordpress this week, inspired by the season: “For some of you, in the northern hemisphere, you may not be seeing green for a while. Let’s celebrate all things green!”

so fitting, the theme and the photo browse in this november week that brought frost this morning. some roses still bloom in the garden here, but mostly it is moving towards hibernation. (larger single versions of all 4 photos are growing at greengreengreen)

The oldest living things
and more green: at Ted Talk, Rachel Sussman tells about her quest to locate and document some of the world's oldest continuously living organisms -- from 2,000-year-old brain coral off Tobago's coast to an "underground forest" in South Africa that has lived since before the dawn of agriculture: Rachel Sussman: The world's oldest living things

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