Shady practices: New mapping tool shows inequity of tree coverage in the metro — MinnPost

While ideal canopy cover is around 45 percent, according to the Metropolitan Council, different parts of the Twin Cities fall far above or below that, with neighborhoods that are whiter and wealthier tending to have more trees. Shady practices: New mapping tool shows inequity of tree coverage in the metro — MinnPost

Hurricane Ida Curfew set due to storm threat via Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

Government officials have set an 8 p.m. curfew for Adams County due to dangerous travel conditions likely to result from Hurricane Ida. For the safety of employees and others, business owners are also being asked to to send employees home and close by 5 p.m. According to Tom McGehee, Adams County Emergency Operation Center Planning […]Continue reading “Hurricane Ida Curfew set due to storm threat via Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper”

Freshwater Mussels via The Ephemeral Stag

  Walking along the riverbanks, lake sides, and pond shores across the world are empty open shells that were once the shield of protection to many freshwater bivalves, also known as freshwater mussels. I, personally, have even seen shells mixed into “river rock” on playgrounds. When I was a child, I even cut my footContinue reading “Freshwater Mussels via The Ephemeral Stag”

Disaster warnings are as Reliable as the Humans Creating the Apps via Syntax Apps

1. Recycle the CO₂ content in the atmosphere: Just reducing the greenhouse gase emissions is not a permanent fix for the problem. Today Startups are going the extra mile and are trying to recycle the CO₂ in the atmosphere. More importantly a cost effective way needs to be found to store that amount of CO₂ whichContinue reading “Disaster warnings are as Reliable as the Humans Creating the Apps via Syntax Apps”

10 Reasons To Get Out And Be In Nature — A Pursuit of Life –

Nature is alive and full of high vibration healing energy. With technology having taken over the world, we are full of radiation and health depleting substances. We have built walls between us and the outdoor world. The majority of people spend up to 90% of their time indoors. We get so wrapped up with work, […]Continue reading “10 Reasons To Get Out And Be In Nature — A Pursuit of Life –”

Mt. Washington Meadows — John Carr Outdoors

Welcome to John Carr Outdoors! Please visit the blog and follow. The follow button can be found at the bottom of the page. If you are seeing this on Facebook, click the link to visit the blog to see all of the photos. Mt. Washington Sunshine and crisp air at the Pacific Crest Trail south […]Continue reading “Mt. Washington Meadows — John Carr Outdoors”

Evangelical Environmental Network: Restoring our National Parks should be a bipartisan effort — Red, Green, and Blue

House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and Committee Ranking Member Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) recently introduced the “Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act”, a bipartisan effort to address the deferred maintenance backlog in our parks by establishing the National Park Service and Public Lands Restoration Fund. We applaud this bipartisan effort to addressContinue reading “Evangelical Environmental Network: Restoring our National Parks should be a bipartisan effort — Red, Green, and Blue”

Volunteer with Sloths

Famous the world over for their sluggish nature and comical facial expressions, sloths are revered amongst animal enthusiasts. These slow moving creatures are coming under increasing pressure in their natural rainforest homes due to rapid deforestation, resulting in a loss of habitat and enhanced exposure to predators. Unless something changes soon, sloth numbers will continueContinue reading “Volunteer with Sloths”

The E.P.A.’s Top 10 Toxic Threats

The E.P.A.’s Top 10 Toxic Threats, By ERIC LIPTONOCT. 22, 2017 The Environmental Protection Agency has published a list of 10 toxic threats it will evaluate first under a law passed last year intended to crack down on hazardous chemicals. They are among 90 chemicals identified by the agency that may harm children, damage nerve tissue, cause cancer, contaminate the environment, accumulate inContinue reading “The E.P.A.’s Top 10 Toxic Threats”

Mt Hood Ridable Through the Summer

Hi there, bloggers! Continuing with our nature-themed road trip the following day, my family and I took the car south of Hood River to Mount Hood, which is actually a potentially-active volcano and the tallest one in the state of Oregon. At over 11,000 feet (3500 meters), its snow-capped peaks make for the iconic, picture-perfect […]Continue reading “Mt Hood Ridable Through the Summer”

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache I — Making memories

Summer is long gone, but I still have some pictures from my holidays that I haven’t shared yet. I will mix and divide them between two blog posts. This canyon road goes through Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest all the way from Utah to Wyoming. There are countless opportunities for hiking, but with our newborn baby weContinue reading “Uinta-Wasatch-Cache I — Making memories”

Images of the Day…Animals on safari !!!

Images of the Day…Animals on safari !!! Africa promises one of the best safari experiences in the world, enabling you to see the five big wild animal groups: the lion, the leopard, the elephant, the rhino and the buffalo. Capturing a good photo of these beautiful animals is not always easy, and very often, it comesContinue reading “Images of the Day…Animals on safari !!!”

Tragic end for Hunstanton whale as it dies after getting trapped in rocks

A whale beached in Norfolk is believed to have been part of a pod that stranded and died in the Netherlands. The 50ft (14.5m) young adult male was part of a group of six spotted in the Wash at Hunstanton on Friday. A team from the RNLI, HM Coastguard, Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary and rescueContinue reading “Tragic end for Hunstanton whale as it dies after getting trapped in rocks”