Climate change is killing Michoacan’s monarch butterfly population – The Washington Post
Every year, millions of monarch butterflies make their way across North America to spend winters in the same forests of central Mexico’s Michoacán state — a phenomenon that remains an evolutionary mystery. But in just one year, the population of…
Planet-observing is fun and easy: Top tips here
Get our top tips for planet-observing, from the innermost and elusive Mercury out to faint blue Neptune and everything in between.
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Mercury â near Jupiter â after sunset in late March
Mercury is visible in the evening sky. Look in the sunset direction, as the sky is darkening. The planet reaches its greatest elongation on April 11, 2023.
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A UK citizen’s assembly on nature gives us hope, but can we really change? | Sarah Hudston
The People’s Plan for Nature, launched on Thursday, sets out the public’s recommendations for reversing massive declines in Britain’s nature. One hundred people were invited to come together, in a citizens’ assembly, to agree on a plan for how to…
The Big and Little Dipper: How to find them
How to find the Big and Little Dipper in the nighttime sky. From the Northern Hemisphere the Big Dipper is high in the sky on spring evenings.
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Warming Across Generations – Climate Central
KEY CONCEPTS March 23 is World Meteorological Day, marking the date in 1950 when the World Meteorological Organization was established. New Climate Central analysis explores the theme of this year’s World Meteorological Day, The Future of Weather, Climate and Water…
Climate Crisis: Carbon capture tech faces multiple challenges, says IPCC Synthesis Report
Carbon dioxide removal would be necessary to achieve net-negative CO2 emissions, the report said
Equinox sun rises due east and sets due west
The 2023 March equinox occurs on March 20 at 21:24 UTC (4:24 p.m. CDT). The equinox sun rises due east and sets due west on that day.
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March equinox 2023: All you need to know
The 2023 March equinox falls March 20 at 21:24 UTC. It’s spring for the Northern Hemisphere and it’s autumn for the Southern Hemisphere.
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200-foot asteroid 2023 DZ2 to pass closer than moon
Newly discovered asteroid 2023 DZ2 will safely pass Earth at less than half the distance of the moon on March 25, 2023. Telescope owners, get ready!
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