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See Incredible Photos and Hear Martian Winds From the Red Planet—Thanks to Perseverance Rover

Reprinted with permission from World At Large, a news website of nature, politics, science, health, and travel. NASA and the world just celebrated the fifth American rover to land on the surface of the Red Planet. The rover brings with it a host of research equipment meant to examine the planet’s surface for signs of ancient […]

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How Much Is The Weather In Texas Due To Climate Change? – NPR

NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to James Marshall Shepherd, director of the atmospheric sciences program at the University of Georgia, about if climate change is responsible for the nation’s violent storms. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: People watching this week’s weather include Marshall…

A record deadly week for US avalanches in early February

2021 has brought a deadly avalanche season. “We’re only halfway through the season and we’re 3/4 of the way to the number of fatalities we’d see in a typical year. The dangerous, record-breaking year keeps avalanche forecasters up at night,” one expert said.

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Healthy oceans need healthy soundscapes

(University of California – Santa Barbara) Rain falls lightly on the ocean’s surface. Marine mammals chirp and squeal as they swim along. The pounding of surf along a distant shoreline heaves and thumps with metronomic regularity. These are the sounds that most of us associate with the marine environment. But the soundtrack of the healthy ocean no longer reflects the acoustic environment of today’s ocean, plagued with human-created noise.

These Are the ‘Positive’ Tipping Points That Could Slow Global Warming – EcoWatch

<p>More than a tagline, a sense of resilience was palpable throughout the online event, from the festival’s stirring <a href=”https://www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org/2021artwork/” target=”_blank”>poster art</a>, through the 100-plus documentaries that emphasized solutions, and even into the Zoom-based lobby, where attendees could drop in…

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Famous Earthrise photo taken on Christmas Eve

A Christmas Eve photograph showed humans their home world from a whole new perspective. This is the photo that’s said to have launched the environmental movement. It’s “Earthrise,” the iconic photo taken by astronaut William Anders on the 4th orbit of the moon aboard Apollo 8 on December 24, 1968.

Famous Earthrise photo taken on Christmas Eve

A Christmas Eve photograph showed humans their home world from a whole new perspective. This is the photo that’s said to have launched the environmental movement. It’s “Earthrise,” the iconic photo taken by astronaut William Anders on the 4th orbit of the moon aboard Apollo 8 on December 24, 1968.

Weddell sea: Whale song reveals behavioral patterns

Scientists have now used permanently installed underwater microphones, which have been recording for the past nine years, to successfully gather and analyze whale observation data from the Weddell Sea. The AWI’s underwater recordings confirm: Minke whales prefer the shelter of sea ice, while humpback whales avoid it.