Category Archives: Nature

Paddle of the Century | CBC Radio | The Doc Project

40 years ago, Don Starkell and his teenaged sons set off from Winnipeg’s Red River on a world-record-setting 12k km canoe trip to the Amazon. https://www.cbc.ca/radiointeractives/paddle

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How climate change is leading to ‘a redistribution of life on Earth’

Scientists have documented more than 12,000 species worldwide that are moving to more hospitable regions, including everything from fish to bees to caribou to grasses to berries to trees. These 12,000 or more species are experiencing ‘range shift’ CBC Radio … Continue reading

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5 homemade liquid fertilisers your plants will relish | Stuff.co.nz

You can use your banana peels to make liquid fertilizer instead of composting right away. They are rich in potassium and other minerals your plants can use to flourish. https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/community/97632394/5-homemade-liquid-fertilisers-your-plants-will-relish

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NEOWISE comet 180-degree panorama image captured in Riding Mountain National Park

These were taken by standing on the dock next to the golf courses on July 16th. The 34 images required to make the final image were stitched together using a free program from Microsoft called “Image Composite Editor”. Credit to … Continue reading

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The Covid-19 pandemic has allowed Mother Nature to remind us what less human pollution looks like

The view of the Himalayan mountain chain’s Dhauladhar range is a rarity in country with a documented air quality problem. The stunning scene was captured by a biologist that works in Venice Clear skies near the Himalayas, in California and … Continue reading

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Venice Has Its Worst Flood in 53 Years – Scientific American Blog Network

The storm surge, recent rain and high tide all combined to make the flooding more severe but the trend of flooding has increased in frequency and severity. Half of this caused by sea level rise which has been accelerated by … Continue reading

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Leave the leaves on the ground: Nature Conservancy says to stop raking all of your lawn | Globalnews.ca

Mark Cullen carrying out fall maintenance on his lawn. | http://www.markcullen.com http://globalnews.ca/news/6060276/dont-rake-your-leaves/ https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.theweathernetwork.com/amp/news/should-you-rake-away-fallen-leaves-no-but-yes-heres-why/72014

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Ocean Cleanup starts harvesting plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

https://newatlas.com/environment/ocean-cleanup-starts-capturing-plastic-great-pacific-garbage-patch/

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Climate change science goes back decades ⁠— and so does rapid climate change skepticism, says historian

International director of the Norwegian Polar Institute Kim Holmen relaxes with a cup of tea as he travels past the Wahlenberg Glacier in Oscar II land at Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway, on Aug. 5, 2019. The northernmost town on the … Continue reading

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Rapid Climate change discussion needs to get back to unbiased science and facts

The global news article below is better than most but is still somewhat biased and makes several assumptions. Sadly both sides of the rapid climate change and many other current and important discussions use exaggeration, propaganda and rely on false … Continue reading

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