Category Archives: Nature

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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MB cosmetic pesticide ban leads to dandelion infestation plus info on more natural alternatives

Delineations in a Winnipeg park. Randall Paull/Global News https://globalnews.ca/news/5367221/manitoba-cosmetic-pesticide-ban-leads-to-dandelion-infestation/ Comments Dandelions bring nutrients up from the deeper soil. The rabbits eat them on my front lawn and a fake owl plus our cats let out peridically keep the rabbits out … Continue reading

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How the U.S. EPA is Changing its Mercury Policy – IISD Experimental Lakes Area

https://www.iisd.org/ela/blog/commentary/u-s-epa-changing-mercury-policy/

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