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The Sky Spectacle of the Year With Full Lunar Eclipse and Super Moon Coming This Week

May 26, a Wednesday—or ‘Woden’s Day’ for you two or three pagans in the audience—will feature both a total lunar eclipse and a full super moon. This year, in many parts of the world, the eclipsing of the sun’s light by Earth will shadow our lunar neighbor, turning it an impressive red—hence the name Blood […]

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What to Save? Climate Change Forces Brutal Choices at National Parks. – The New York Times

For more than a century, the core mission of the National Park Service has been preserving the natural heritage of the United States. But now, as the planet warms, transforming ecosystems, the agency is conceding that its traditional goal of…

Biden Slamming The Door Shut On Much-Needed U.S. Mining

Early on, President Joe Biden promised multitudes of “good-paying, union jobs” to fuel his massive push for wind and solar-powered electric vehicles, EV charging stations, and the tiny portion of his “infrastructure” package that actually involves road and bridge construction….

Was North America populated by ‘stepping stone’ migration across Bering Sea?

(University of Kansas) A new study from the University of Kansas just published in the open-access journal Comptes Rendus Geoscience, may answer “one of the greatest mysteries of our time . . . when humans made the first bold journey to the Americas.”

Variant Terrorism and the New York Times

The New York Times has scary red maps of Europe on its front page today (at least in the version we get in AZ) implying mass death from new COVID variants.  Given the prominence of COVID in the news and…

How climate change is threatening Navajo ranchers’ way of life – The Independent

Two decades into a severe drought on the Navajo reservation, the open range around Maybelle Sloan’s sheep farm stretches out in a brown expanse of earth and sagebrush. A dry wind blows dust across the high-desert plateau, smoke from wildfires…

Surprising disconnect between physical characteristics and genetic ancestry in certain

(Stanford University) Stanford biologists have built a model examining the relationship between physical traits and genetic ancestry in populations formed from the mixture of multiple founding groups. They found that the relationship dissipates over generations.

Review: A bear’s life tells the history of global warming – Associated Press

This cover image released by Crown shows “The Loneliest Polar Bear: A True Story of Survival and Peril on the Edge of a Warming World” by Kale Williams. (Crown via AP) This cover image released by Crown shows “The Loneliest…

Review: A bear’s life tells the history of global warming – ABC News

“As an ambassador, the polar bear is imperfect,” writes author Kale Williams in his new book, “The Loneliest Polar Bear: A True Story of Survival and Peril on the Edge of a Warming World.” By ROB MERRILL Associated Press March…

No One In Power Has The Guts To Declare The Pandemic Over, So I Will: It’s Over in Arizona

Half our politicians don’t want to declare the pandemic over because they are wallowing in all their new power and having too much fun as petty dictators.  The other half are scared, living in fear that every death after they…