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Watching ice melt

That’s the Arctic ice over 27 years. It’s disappearing.

Just in case someone tells you global warming isn’t real.

Environment

2014 Ranks as Earth’s Warmest Year on Record, U.S. Scientists Say - WSJ

“The year 2014 was the world’s warmest on record, despite relatively cool temperatures across parts of North America, two federal agencies responsible for monitoring global climate trends said Friday. 375 more words

Natural Disasters

After oil spilled in Yellowstone River, residents told not to drink water - CNN.com

“A Montana pipeline burst sent as much as 50,400 gallons of oil gushing into the Yellowstone River, prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency. 218 more words

Geographical Areas

When a tree falls in a forest

Act of God vs Negligence

When a tree falls in a forest
it is an act of nature, wind or rotted roots.

When your dead tree… 173 more words

It Came Out Of My Head

The Landslide of '83

“Hell, that’s not a slide … let Ed the mailman fix it.” Walt Trotter at the controls, 1971 (Photo by Sterling Doughty)

It’s interesting to note that the March 1, 1983 slide that cut Big Sur off from the Monterey Peninsula occurred in pretty much the same location as the current slide (between Rocky and Bixby creeks). 42 more words

Natural Disasters

M3.6 earthquake strikes Hilo, NO tsunami threat

TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS
ISSUED BY NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1035 PM HST FRI JAN 23 2015… 120 more words

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