Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet

Month: July 2019

Baby spiders really are watching you

Baby jumping spiders can hunt prey just like their parents do because they have vision nearly as good. A new study helps explain how animals the size of a bread crumb fit all the complex architecture of adult eyes into a much tinier package.

What do Alaska Wildfires Mean for Global Climate Change? – Union of Concerned Scientists

Alaska is on fire. During the (on-going) 2019 fire season, over 2 million acres have burned – an area roughly equivalent to that of Yellowstone National Park. In comparison to many fires in the conterminous United States, many fires in…

What role will climate change play in the 2020 presidential election?

Posted on 31 July 2019 by dana1981 This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections Journalists and political wonks have spilled lots of ink, and more recently lots of gigabytes, in presidential election runups speculating that the environment and global warming…

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This off-grid caravan offers escape into the magical Hoh Rainforest

Near one of the largest temperate rainforests in the U.S. lies a magical glamping getaway that lets you reconnect with nature in cozy and sustainable comfort. Meet the Hoh Rainforest Caravan Cabins, a cluster of remote vacation rentals in the Pacific Northwest that operate entirely off the grid without compromising on modern luxuries. Located in Kalaloch, Washington between the Olympic Coast at the Hoh Rainforest, the Hoh Rainforest Caravan Cabins are one of many nature-focused vacation rentals…

Beto Moves Climate Doomsday Deadline Again: Ten Years Until The Apocalypse

During the second round of Democratic debates on Tuesday, former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) announced that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is wrong: the world only has 10 years before climate apocalypse, not 12 years. AOC needs to get with the…