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  • Mowing more frequently was better for the bees: *"Mowing frequency altered the evenness of bees within suburban yards, though the patterns we observed did not fully support our hypothesis, in that lawns mowed every week and every three-weeks had higher evenness (Fig. 4d) and richness (Rarefaction curves; Fig. 2) when compared with the two-week treatment."

    You also ignored the important part where the study pretty explicitly says there are better practices including wilding they just aren't likely to gain acceptance with tedious home owners.

    A New England study on lawn care attitudes and behaviors found that householders were concerned about water quality and thus were willing to try al- ternative lawn care approaches that were more environmentally friendly (e.g., higher mowing height, reduced fertilizer application). However, the authors also noted significant barriers to changing be- haviors including concerns that the alternative lawn care would not be as aesthetically pleasing, would incur additional financial burdens, and would require more time for upkeep (Eisenhauer et al., 2016).

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  • It doesn't but do go on.

    We suggest a ‘lazy lawnmower’ approach as an additional option for managing yards for wildlife. The recommendation to mow lawns less frequently to help promote bee conservation might garner broad public support (potentially compared with lawn reduction or replacement) because it more closely aligns with current single-family homeowner motivations for adopting lawn-dominated yardscapes. A New England study on lawn care attitudes and behaviors found that householders were concerned about water quality and thus were willing to try al- ternative lawn care approaches that were more environmentally friendly (e.g., higher mowing height, reduced fertilizer application). However, the authors also noted significant barriers to changing be- haviors including concerns that the alternative lawn care would not be as aesthetically pleasing, would incur additional financial burdens, and would require more time for upkeep (Eisenhauer et al., 2016). Likewise, in a multi-city survey, respondents ranked various landscaping deci- sions in which aesthetically pleasing, weed-free, and ease of main- tenance topped the list, while provisioning for wildlife ranked fifth out of eight choices (Larson et al., 2015). These studies suggest that wild- life-friendly landscaping has some support, but the acceptance of weeds and the inclusion of more native plants (which are not as showy as their non-native congeners; Frankie et al., 2005) might be at odds with more preferred management goals of aesthetics and ease of maintenance (Lerman et al., 2012b; van Heezik et al., 2012). Based on our interac- tions with participating households and their neighbors, our treatment of a three-week mowing frequency appeared unkempt and exceeded the tolerance of many homeowners and their neighbors, and thus the two- week regime might reconcile homeowner ideals with pollinator habitat. Moving towards a mechanistic approach when studying urban biodiversity (Shochat et al., 2006) increases our ability to directly link management with ecological outcomes, and ultimately lead to effective action. Our experimental approach demonstrated how altering lawn management decisions influences bee abundance despite the inherent variability present in suburban yards. Manipulating lawn mowing be- haviors also demonstrates a new and creative approach for supporting urban biodiversity by rethinking the role lawns play towards enriching urban areas. Mowing less frequently is practical, economical, environ- mental and a timesaving alternative to lawn replacement or even planting pollinator gardens, that has the potential to be widely adopted if it can overcome barriers to social acceptance. Most importantly, our research shows that individual households can contribute to urban conservation.

  • “CSAM generated by AI is still CSAM,” DOJ says after rare arrest
  • This would also outlaw "teen" porn as they are explicitly trying to look more childlike as well as models that only appear to be minors.

    I get the reason people think it's a good thing but all censorship has to be narrowly tailored to content lest it be too vague or overly broad.

  • “CSAM generated by AI is still CSAM,” DOJ says after rare arrest
  • This article isn't about Canada homeboy.

    Also that theory is not provable and never will be, morality crime is thought crime and thought crime is horseshit. We criminalize criminal acts not criminal thoughts.

    Similarly, you didn't actually offer a counterpoint to any of my points.

  • “CSAM generated by AI is still CSAM,” DOJ says after rare arrest
  • So long as the generation is without actual model examples that are actual minors there's nothing technically illegal about having sexual material of what appears to be a child. They would then have a mens rea question and a content question, what actual defines in a visual sense a child? Could those same things equally define a person of smaller stature? And finally could someone like tiny texie be charged for producing csam as she by all appearance or of context looks to be a child.

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  • That's just simply vastly and easily proved to be untrue.

    Insecticide is a lot of it but lack of variety, lack of height, lack of pollinators, lack of pollinating plants and light pollution are all compound factors.

  • A friend joked about making accounts for their dog on self hosted services, so that it could turn lights on and off. What are some unconventional things you've seen for pets and homelabs?
  • Linear actuator, that's literally how the commercial units work. Most are step capable either addon or built in and some have built in close resistance tests so you don't mush the puppy or a kid or whatever is running about your house.

    If you just Amazon automatic sliding door linear you'll get results for units you can wire into your own setup. They're Chinese but you can use it as a base to build better or simply an example to do the same.

  • FBI Arrests Man For Generating AI Child Sexual Abuse Imagery
  • And in the process force non abusers to seek their thrill with actual abuse, good job I'm sure the next generation of children will appreciate your prudish factually inept effort. We've tried this with so much shit, prohibition doesn't stop anything or just creates a black market and a abusive power system to go with it.

  • FBI Arrests Man For Generating AI Child Sexual Abuse Imagery
  • Yeah that's toothless. They decided there is no particular way to age a cartoon, they could be from another planet that simply seem younger but are in actuality older.

    It's bunk, let them draw or generate whatever they want, totally fictional events and people are fair game and quite honestly I'd Rather they stay active doing that then get active actually abusing children.

    Outlaw shibari and I guarantee you'd have multiple serial killers btk-ing some unlucky souls.

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