A Rapidly Rising Global Population Raises Economic and Environmental Questions?

We are 1 of over 800 million species that occupy, and once occupied, the planet we call earth. Our collective existence on the planet is about 0.115% of Earth’s total lifespan Our impact far exceeds any other species to date, via Simthesis’s Blog In May 2019 the twenty-nine members of the Anthropocene Working Group (AWG)Continue reading “A Rapidly Rising Global Population Raises Economic and Environmental Questions?”

Study: Meatless Diets Produce 59% Less Greenhouse Gas Emissions — Cooking with Kathy Man

Emily Baker wrote . . . . . . . . . Diets rich in plants and low in red meat and sweet snacks produce less greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), a new study into the effects of diet on the climate crisis has concurred. Meat accounts for more than a quarter of diet-related emissions, the paperContinue reading “Study: Meatless Diets Produce 59% Less Greenhouse Gas Emissions — Cooking with Kathy Man”

VIDEO: Stunning drone video of Oregon sinkholes

Drone footage gives a bird’s eye view of the massive sinkhole in Harbor, Oregon. VIDEO: Stunning drone video of Oregon sinkholes WATE 6 On Your Side 21m ago HARBOR, Ore. (AP/WATE) – Transportation officials say a massive sinkhole has opened near a highway along the coast of southern Oregon. Kyle Rice, posted a YouTube video ofContinue reading “VIDEO: Stunning drone video of Oregon sinkholes”

10 Reasons You Should Smile More Often…

Originally posted on seagirll:
Mother Teresa once said “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” We have been smiling all our lives. And to some degree, we already possess the inherent knowledge that smiling not only feels good but it actually does good too. Yet many of us shy…

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 !!!”

Yoda the llama has finally found a place to live and he can’t wipe the smile off his face

Can’t stop. Won’t stop. Source: Yoda the llama has finally found a place to live and he can’t wipe the smile off his face

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”

Univ. of Utah study finds increased temperatures reduce toxin tolerance of some animals

Add this to the growing list of environmental complications due to global warming. U Study Finds That Increased Temperatures Reduce Toxin Tolerance of Some Animals BEAU HART on January 20, 2016 at 6:00 am Research conducted by U Ph.D. student Patrice Kurnath finds that at warmer temperatures the toxin tolerance of certain mammals is reducedContinue reading “Univ. of Utah study finds increased temperatures reduce toxin tolerance of some animals”

America’s Drinking Water Crisis. Profit v. Poison

Source: America’s Drinking Water Crisis After the shocking news of extremely high levels of lead found in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, The Guardian reports: “Water authorities across the US are systematically distorting water tests to downplay the amount of lead in samples, risking a dangerous spread of the toxic water crisis that has grippedContinue reading “America’s Drinking Water Crisis. Profit v. Poison”

Chemical engineers can help solve the climate challenge #COP21

Originally posted on IChemE:
This week saw the start of the 21st Conference of Parties, COP21. More than 190 countries and 150 global leaders have gathered in Paris, France, to discuss a new global agreement on climate change. The United Nations (UN) event will host around 40,000 people and runs right through until the end of…

Waterfall by DanielJGreenwood

Originally posted on Chae H. Bae – Blog:
Please Read.. And view on black! Its been a few years now since I took my very first landscape image or used a camera for that matter…Sometimes I look back at my older images from a few months ago and think to myself “what the F$@^! was…

A Portrait of the Plains: Documenting A Changing Landscape

Originally posted on Emilio Cogliani:
Fourchette Creek by Robin Walter Morning light spills through grass thick with dew, small whorls of dust rise from hooves stamping their lives into this ground. Listen, I rise to the clatter of birds: small, fierce, and brown. This blog is part of an ongoing series following the Rediscover the…

Coral damage from BP’s Gulf of Mexico spill ‘extensive’

Originally posted on Chibuisi Ikwuagwu's Blog:
A new study reveals that damage to coral resulting from the massive 2010 BP oil spill in the US Gulf of Mexico is worse than previously thought, according to reports. The study, which will be published in the oceanography journal Deep-Sea Research, found sick and dying corals in…