I'd still do her, just wouldn't listen to her
Sunday, 25 July 2021

What tree rings reveal about America?s megadrought ? a visual guide

quote [ How we know the American south-west is experiencing a once-in-a-millennium drought ]

Nicely explains through visualization.
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by Paracetamol@8:52amGMT] [4 comments]

Friday, 23 July 2021

The Hard Sell of Whale Sanctuaries

quote [ As aquariums end captive-whale programs, advocates seek to build ocean-based retirement homes for the animals?but finding the right host community is a feat. ]

While southward he rolls to the home of the whale
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:06amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 15 July 2021

Hotter than the human body can handle: Pakistan city broils in world?s highest temperatures

quote [ The solution for some is a solar panel, though at 36 each they are expensive for many. Cheap Chinese batteries are also available. ?Everyone needs electricity here. It's not for television, it's for keeping cool,? says one electrical goods trader called Mohammad Iqbal. ]

Didn't I just read that Pakistan is also endangered by floods?
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2 Sad]
[by Paracetamol@1:07pmGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 10 July 2021

Renting clothing is worse for the planet than just throwing it away, study shows

quote [ Ultimately, the researchers determined that the most sustainable way to consume fashion is to buy fewer items and wear them as long as possible. ]

Feels a bit lame to post research stating the obvious, sorry.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@4:03pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 9 July 2021

Trout Appear to Get Hooked on Meth

quote [ After eight weeks of exposure to ecologically plausible levels of methamphetamines, the fish tended to prefer meth-laced water over water without the drug. ]

Fish smoking meth in the bayou
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [4 comments]



Wednesday, 7 July 2021

How a Canadian Beekeeper Breeds New Queens

quote [ Honeybees aren't your typical livestock. ]

Queen bee, please come
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:57pmGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 2 July 2021

Revealed: ExxonMobil?s lobbying war on climate change legislation

quote [ In a statement released on LinkedIn, Mr McCoy said: ?I am deeply embarrassed by my comments and that I allowed myself to fall for Greenpeace?s deception. ]

Quote is from a followup excuse.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@12:12pmGMT] [7 comments]

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

Terrifying UN Draft Climate Report Urges Total Transformation of Our Way of Life

quote [ ?There is very little good news in the report,? reads the AFP dispatch, ?but the IPCC stresses that much can be done to avoid worst-case scenarios and prepare for impacts that can no longer be averted?. But simply swapping a gas guzzler for a Tesla or planting billions of trees to offset business-as-usual isn?t going to cut it, the report warns.?

?We need transformational change operating on processes and behaviours at all levels: individual, communities, business, institutions and governments,? reads the IPCC report. ?We must redefine our way of life and consumption.? ]

Stay cool, folks over in the PNW!

Arctic Circle is already recording 118 F degree days (and summer is just heating up) | Live Science - ground temperature, but still too fucking hot. Also apparently Zombie Fires are a thing!

[SFW] [environment & nature] [+4 Hot Pr0n]
[by steele@8:48pmGMT] [8 comments]

How Cows Destroyed an Entire Marine Ecosystem in California

quote [ A researcher's quest to understand a mysterious mass extinction leads to cud-chewing culprits. ]

Cows aren't fun
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Insightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:05amGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 27 June 2021

The City, the Sparrow, and the Tempestuous Sea

quote [ The saltmarsh sparrow survives the rattle and roar of one of North America?s most populated areas, but its greatest challenge comes from the sea. ]

I used to hear a sparrow singing, baby
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:19amGMT] [1 comment]



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