Thursday, 14 October 2021

The Dust That Measures All Our Time

quote [ From the mythical Sandman, who participates in dream and vision, to an irritating grain lodged in the beachgoer?s eye, sand harbours unappreciated power, however mundane. Steven Connor celebrates this ?most untrustworthy? type of matter. ]

I became a sandman
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:04amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 8 October 2021

The American Bumblebee Has Vanished From Eight States

quote [ In two decades, the insect's population has declined by nearly 90 percent due to a combination of threats, including habitat loss, pesticides and diseases ]

I got a bumble bee, don't sting nobody but me
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2 Sad]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 29 September 2021

The Cactus That Came Back from the Dead

quote [ When a plant barely exists in the natural world but lives on your windowsill, is it really endangered? ]

When the cactus is in bloom
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:35amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 27 September 2021

Mongolia's Melting Ice Reveals Fragile Prehistoric Artifacts

quote [ Researchers scramble to find and study everyday items preserved for millennia and now at risk. ]

This shit here historical, artifact
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:52amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 26 September 2021

Valley Fever Is Spreading Through a Hotter, Drier Western US

quote [ Researchers haven?t pinned down exactly what?s behind the rise of the deadly fungal disease. But one thing is nearly certain: Climate change plays a role. ]

Oh, good, one more fucked up thing to worry about.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by steele@2:46pmGMT] [2 comments]

Scooping Plastic Out of the Ocean Is a Losing Game

quote [ Open ocean cleanups won?t solve the marine plastics crisis. To really make a difference, here?s what we should do instead. ]

Swimming in a plastic ocean
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+4 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:29amGMT] [3 comments]

Thursday, 23 September 2021

The lost generation of ancient trees

quote [ Inside some of our most magnificent trees, miniature worlds are at risk of extinction. The race is on to accelerate trees' ageing process, to save these intricate communities. ]

So much wonder shaded by ancient trees
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:06amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 18 September 2021

Can India Solve Its Macaque Conundrum With Contraception?

quote [ The science of controlling marauding, sacred monkeys, from the new book by best-selling author Mary Roach. ]

Wow! Macaque's really hairy
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Flying by the Fat of the Sea

quote [ Scientists may have cracked an essential secret of shorebirds? marathon migrations. ]

Shorebirds deal death all day long
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 13 September 2021

The Pantai Remis Landslide

quote [ Tin mining is one of the oldest industries in Malaysia, having been mined for centuries along the river banks. These mines were small and their methods primitive. ]

Caught baby, I'm caught under a landslide
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:08amGMT] [0 comments]

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