Ecology

21 Day of September
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ub Tue, 09/21/2021 - 07:13

Today Is the 21st of September, which means it may be time to listen and delve into the Earth, Wind & Fire classic smash hit.

But do you remember why the band happened to chose the 21st as the date for the song? Many assume it has to do with the seasons changing September 21 is the first day of Autumn. It happens to be the international day of peace. The simple reality is that it rhymes nicely..

Hurricane Aida
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ub Sun, 08/29/2021 - 12:24

Today marks the horrific anniversary when Hurricane Katrina slammed into Waveland, Mississippi, near New Orleans, #USA

The powerful hurricane also hit Louisiana on Aug. 29, 2005, forcing a storm surge that breached a system of levees built to protect the City of New Orleans.

Now watching #hurricane. #Ida’s eye while its rapid intensification continues it is ready for one of the strongest to ever make landfall in #Louisiana.

Blue-Sturgeon Moon
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ub Sat, 08/21/2021 - 07:41

Look up in the sky this Sunday to see if you catch an image of the full moon that will be both a "sturgeon moon" and "blue moon." 
 

The moon will officially become full at 8:02 a.m. ET Sunday, but it will still appear plenty large throughout Saturday as well as Sunday nights. Just look toward the southeast sky after sunset to catch a glimpse of the sturgeon moon rising,

Stormy Wednesday
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ub Wed, 08/18/2021 - 08:41

Tropical Depression Fred is forecast to dissipate, according to folks ar the National Weather Service  https://www.weather.gov/

Fred brings heavy rain, possible flash flooding, gusty winds and perhaps a few tornadoes as it tracks north from the upper Ohio Valley into New England Wednesday. Thunderstorms in Arizona and Utah may cause flash floods, especially in slot canyons and arroyos

Earth in Dire Straits
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ub Mon, 08/09/2021 - 10:44

Earth inhabitants face a very bad and progressively difficult situation with 'Nowhere to run according to a new UNited Nations Report.

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has a clear and dire message: The human-caused climate crisis is worsening extreme weather around the globe and time is running out for humanity.

Mother Nature's Butcher
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ub Sun, 08/08/2021 - 18:30

Hamden is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut, USA. The town's nickname is "The Land of the Sleeping Giant". The population is believed to be at least 60,960

Unfortunately, we all know that people can be cruel to nature, and this one-of-a-kind tree, like many other aspects of nature which mankind has ruined over time, was destroyed. A man cut it down with a chainsaw just to spite his brother, and as the picture shows, its memory was lost with it.

Bonobo Blues
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ub Thu, 07/22/2021 - 04:33

There is a difference between Bonobos and chimpanzees. Although they look very similar and both share 98.7 percent of their DNA with humans making the two species our closest living relatives. Bonobos are usually a bit smaller, leaner and darker than chimpanzees.

Their society is also different bonobo groups tend to be more peaceful and are led by females. They also maintain relationships and settle conflicts through sex.

Enchanting Gardens
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ub Thu, 07/15/2021 - 12:23

Your local Botanical gardens any be a good start, but now that the global pandemic is easing up we have a recommendation for what used to be the epicenter to provide inspiration.

BS SPACE RACE
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ub Sat, 07/10/2021 - 04:14

Why does a billionaire space race have Branson and Bezos competing on spending millions on being first in outer space?

And why call it historic? This is not the first time billionaires burned through gobs of money and resources to accomplish something a monkey did 72 years ago. Wake up and face reality, folks.

Celebrate Earth Every Day
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ub Thu, 04/22/2021 - 10:43

On April 22, 1970, 20 million people across the world celebrated the very first Earth Day. Their message was sparked by the power of the anti-war protests of the 1960s, and events that brought the issue of the environment and its vulnerability to ecology to the forefront.