Ecology

Tonga Volcano
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ub Thu, 08/04/2022 - 20:27

This was an aerial capture from an unmanned aircraft viewing Hunga Ha'apai Island in Hunga Tonga Island in the left background.

Water vapor lingers in the air, which contributes to its ability to retain heat. It normally takes around 2-3 years for sulfate aerosols from volcanoes to fall out of the stratosphere. But the water from the Jan. 15 eruption could take 5-10 years to fully dissipate.

USA Close to Climate Emergency

Submitted by ub on Wed, 07/20/2022 - 11:03
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A formal climate charge declaration by POTUS opens up new unilateral action by the executive branch to combat climate change.

President Biden is reportedly delivering an ultimatum on climate change: If Congress does not act to combat a fast-warming planet, then then he will tap its own powers to respond to the crisis.

This stops U.S. exports of crude oil and also halts offshore drilling. President Biden can then redirect military funding to the construction of renewable energy projects.

Climate Apocalypse?
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ub Tue, 07/19/2022 - 08:47

An international heatwave has already claimed hundreds of lives and continues to threaten millions more all over the world.

climate emergency has been promoted by activists, scientists and pro-climate action politicians to add a sense of urgency in responding to a real life long-term problem.

A United Nations Development Programme survey of public opinion in 50 countries found that sixty-four percent of 1.2 million respondents believe climate change is a global emergency.

Earth 🌏 Burning?

Submitted by ub on Mon, 07/18/2022 - 06:19
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As temperatures kept climbing around the globe, a Record heat wave continued slowly and surely cooking America, Europe, and Asia.

The trouble is, the hottest part of summer is still ahead. For most of humanity, that means there will be too much time spent as a sweaty, sticky mess.

These are the hottest summers in recorded history, and for multiple years to come. This is an issue for all continents, demographics, and people from different walks of life.

Time is Now
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ub Fri, 07/01/2022 - 15:31

The dangers of climate change are here and now. They keep mounting so rapidly that they could soon overwhelm nature and humanity

In order to survive and adapt, we must stop greenhouse gas emissions now. According to a United Nations report produced by 270 researchers from 67 countries.

Thursday's ruling by US Supreme Court against Environmental Protection Agency is a setback in the fight against the climate crisis. We need urgent #ClimateAction now.

Eagles and Ravens

Submitted by ub on Sun, 06/19/2022 - 21:25
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The Bald Eagle dwarfs most other raptors, including the Turkey Vulture and Red-tailed Hawk. It has a heavy body, large head, and long, hooked bill. Eagle is the common name for many large birds of prey of the family Accipitridae. Eagles belong to several groups of genera, some of which are closely related. Most of the 60 species of eagle are from Eurasia and Africa

STOP AIR POLLUTION
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ub Thu, 06/16/2022 - 08:27

While most human beings breathe in polluted air, it is taking away a couple of years from our global collective life expectancy.

Air pollution affects every organ in our body. The contamination of the indoor or outdoor environment by any chemical, physical or biological agent modifies the natural characteristics of the atmosphere. Household combustion devices, motor vehicles, industrial facilities, and forest fires are common sources of air pollution.

American Veggie Gardens
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ub Sun, 06/05/2022 - 08:30

The vegetable that New Yorkers want to learn how to grow the most is cucumbers, so which one do you think is the second one?

So sit back and read while you enjoy an all-American cucumber salad and a cocktail to keep you cool as a cucumber.

https://www.food.com/recipe/cucumber-salad-249022

https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Cucumber-Cocktail-9505760

World Bee Day

Submitted by ub on Fri, 05/20/2022 - 10:19
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World Bee Day is celebrated every year on May 20 because on this day Anton Janša, the pioneer of beekeeping, was born in 1734.

The purpose of international day is to acknowledge the role of bees as pollinators for the global ecosystem. Consistently on this day, the public should be focused on the significance of saving honey bees. 

To learn about the importance of World Bee Day I decided to be with my well-behaved neighbors on City Island, New York.

Earth Days 2022

Submitted by ub on Fri, 04/22/2022 - 08:50
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City Images will not celebrate this Earth Day, but we will meditate and reflect on what 🌏  earthlings have done to our planet.

This #EarthDay 🌎 we invite you to read- We think that it is extremely important to get recharged and inspired. Do you agree that the beauty of our planet is truly a unique blessing?