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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that limiting global warming to 1.5˚C will require removing CO2 from the atmosphere. How feasible is
I would never try to compare our fall season with the hardwood forests of New England and the Appalachians, or even with the aspen groves of Colorado or Utah. But there are a few benefits to experiencing fall here in California.
For one thing, our [...]
Ducks Unlimited is expanding their Living Lakes Initiative, improving water quality, and restoring the “duck factories” of the prairie pothole habitat.
The post The “Duck Factories” of the Prairie Pothole Regions appeared first on Lake [...]
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Lava Flow Housekeeping
I came across this video and found it fascinating. It is not very spectacular but has lots of fascinating details of dealing with a lava flow. If I ever have to protect an electricity pylon from a lava flow I know where to [...]
Upmanu Lall is director of the Columbia Water Center, and the lead author of the new U.S. National Climate Assessment's chapter on water resources. The report paints a dire picture of the nation's climate future. We spoke with Lall about the outlook [...]
A remarkable video has been posted on Youtube showing a channelised debris flow from Kerala in India. The landslide occurred in two very dynamic phases
The post Video: a spectacular double flow-type failure from Kerala, India appeared first on The [...]
These are the latest papers on paleoseismology, earthquakes, tsunami, and active tectonics. Enjoy reading and let us know if we’ve missed something! Ainscoe, E. A., Abdrakhmatov, K. E., Baikulov, S., Carr, A. S., Elliott, A. J., Grützner, C., [...]
Scholastica is a publishing platform that offers support for super-low-cost open-access journals such as Discrete Analysis, led by Tim Gowers. They’re putting together the first Academic-Led Publishing Day on 7 February next year, and as part of [...]
The tribe that helped the Pilgrims is fighting for their lands. Here's how to help.
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