Mysterious green crust on a blasted planet

Silvan vanwaffle at geocities.com
Thu Jun 15 12:57:23 EST 2000


Article: "Mysterious green crust on a blasted planet"

http://www.themestream.com/gspd_browse/browse/view_article.gsp?c_id=74038

Summary:
Lichens are the dominant form of vegetation on eight per cent of the
earth's land surface, and a major contributor of nutrients to barren
environments such as desert and tundra. They are a key indicator of
ecological change and a warning signal of decline. Use the internet to
learn about them and use them to monitor environmental health where you
live.

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Silvan's Quote of the day for June 15, 2000:
"No work of fiction that turns its back on life or that is
incapable of illuminating life has ever attained
durability."
~Mario Vargas Llosa

Van Waffle
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B.Sc. wildlife biology, ecology

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