Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet

2018

Lights! Camera! Tragedy! Famous 'cursed' movies

It doesn’t have to be Friday the 13th to remember films notoriously riddled with bad luck. These are movies in which mysterious accidents, uncanny mishaps and even death have led some to believe that they are plagued with more than…

NASA: Amazon Wildfire Activity Slightly Below Average This Year

Short summary: We have had wildfires for many years now in the Amazon, even in the tropical rainforest – mainly started by humans for forest clearing and ranching. It is not enough to impact significantly on the Paris agreement pledges…

Brazil: Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Started Amazon Wildfires After Funding Cuts

CCD Ed.: The National Institute for Space Research (Inpe) noted that the number of fires was not in line with those normally reported during the dry season, adding: “There is nothing abnormal about the climate this year or the rainfall in…

Wild giraffes are suffering a 'silent extinction'

Earth’s tallest animal is in deep trouble. Wild giraffe populations are plummeting due to poaching and habitat loss, with survey data showing the mammals’ numbers have fallen more than 40 percent over the last 30 years. And unlike the well-known…

Shelter dog is new 'Lady and the Tramp' star

Disney’s latest scruffy star came from some very humble beginnings. Monte was just a streetwise pup when he was rescued from a municipal shelter in Las Cruces, New Mexico, by HALO Animal Rescue in April 2018. The friendly, happy dog…