A Dog Escapes the deadly clutches of a Wild Python

A dog has miraculously avoided becoming a huge pythons meal – after his owner whacked it with a leafy branch. The distressed dog can be seen in the deadly clutches of the python as it begins to constrict its prey to death. But the heroic owner – who has not been named – quickly grabsContinue reading “A Dog Escapes the deadly clutches of a Wild Python”

Educating Children with Climate Information via CBS Miami

President Obama arrives to attend fundraisers and receive the yearly hurricane preparedness briefing: US President Barack Obama walks off Air Force One at Miami International Airport in Miami on May 27, 2015 as he arrives to attend fundraisers and receive the yearly hurricane preparedness briefing. MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) —  In his second day in South Florida,Continue reading “Educating Children with Climate Information via CBS Miami”

A few reasons not to hate the tourists in your city, even though you want to

There’s now one more reason to avoid Victoria’s tourist-swarmed downtown core this summer. Volunteers in 1940s-style British “bobby” uniforms — complete with egg-shaped hats — will be walking the beat “armed only with a smile, interesting historical facts and crime prevention information,” according to police. It’s an effort to make out-of-towners feel even more likeContinue reading “A few reasons not to hate the tourists in your city, even though you want to”

Climate: Is this the Antarctic tipping point?

Originally posted on Summit County Citizens Voice:
Study shows widespread, simultaneous ice shelf melting Satellite data shows sudden shift in ice shelf dynamics along the southern Antarctic Peninsula. @berwyn photo. Staff Report FRISCO — Along with studies showing dramatic changes in individual ice shelves in Antarctica, new research shows widespread changes in the region since…

Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot: Humans’ staggering effect on Earth

Originally posted on Tuluwat Examiner :
Pictures are worth a thousand words. Our response to these idiotic comments on our “climate hawk” post click on the link a view the slide show. “More Liberal nonsense.I often wonder why Liberals hate people and freedom so much, yet love oppressive Govt. We are carbon based life forms, a…

CIA climate research effort decommissioned

Watts Up With That? Seal of the US Central Intelligence Agency. Author United States Government, public domain image. Guest essay by Eric Worrall Mother Jones reports that the CIA Medea programme, a climate research effort which involved providing civilian experts with access to classified information, is to be shut down. According to Mother Jones; TheContinue reading “CIA climate research effort decommissioned”

Planes, Fog, and How the Irish Saved Civilization

Originally posted on on the road with Duquesne University Alumni & Friends:
After checking out the Crested Butte Library’s entire selection of Irish authors and histories of Ireland, I proceeded to read approximately none of the six books I so eagerly grabbed from the library. Life (and a mild concussion) kept me occupied the past…

Pope Francis and the Environment: Why His New Climate Encyclical Matters

The Intersection of Science Religion, Politics & Ethics via Yale University: In the summer of 2015, Pope Francis is expected to issue a Papal Encyclical on the environment, in which he is expected to declare climate action a moral imperative for the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. This panel of experts from across several disciplines atContinue reading “Pope Francis and the Environment: Why His New Climate Encyclical Matters”

North Shore, Oahu

Originally posted on sunriseshell:
The sea turtles were a lovely reflection about this diving excursion. I ran into some unusual things as well.  Such as sea slugs that squirt ink if alarmed and giant triangle rock formations. ?

Baby sloth advocates for a new park via Conservation International (CI)

http://www.conservation.org This baby sloth is advocating for the creation of a park in the Paramaribo, Suriname! The park would be a safe haven for sloths and other animals, and would also provide ecotourism opportunities. Monique Pool, founder of Green Heritage Fun Suriname, rescued many sloths after an area of forest within Paramaribo was cut down.Continue reading “Baby sloth advocates for a new park via Conservation International (CI)”

In search of Scotland’s best beach via Julian Worker / Writer

Originally posted on Julian Worker Travel – A few ideas for your next trip in every direction:
On a road trip along Scotland’s north-west coast Kevin Rushby and family search for great swimming and wild camping spots – and a legendary beach, Sandwood Bay, at the tip of the country.

A preview of the 2015 Central Pacific Hurricane Season

Surviving a Storm We’re only two weeks away from the start of hurricane season and thanks to El Nino, Hawaii could see another active storm season this year. The 2015 Central Pacific Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30. There is a good relation of El Nino years to increased hurricane activity. The averageContinue reading “A preview of the 2015 Central Pacific Hurricane Season”

Kevin Richardson is a South African Lion Tamer

Kevin Richardson is a South African animal behaviorist who has worked extensively with native animals of Africa. He has been accepted into several clans of spotted hyenas and prides of lions. Lions are some of the most dangerous animals know to man. BUT there is one man who is part of their pride. Kevin Richardson,anContinue reading “Kevin Richardson is a South African Lion Tamer”