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An Afternoon in Las Poetas

I was in for a surprise this afternoon when I arrived at the CIDS office. Instead of my usual afternoon sitting in air conditioning and seeing patients, Tamara ushered me and three psychology students out into the heat where we were picked up by the CIDS driver and taken on a field trip. 1,437 more words

Leon

The Months Ahead: an increase in wildfires and dust storms in Eastern Washington

This winter’s low amount of snowfall and other precipitation, coupled with above average temperatures has resulted in drought conditions across Washington. Governor Jay Inslee recently declared a drought in the Olympic Peninsula, East Central Cascades and Walla Walla (1). 424 more words

Ecology

The Case of the Disappearing Volcanoes: Stories from Inside the Dustbowl

Up until two weeks ago, the weather in Leon was hilariously predictable: sunny and muy caliente. I grew very accustomed to being met with a volcano vista at each street corner brought to me by the cloudless Leonese skies. 1,111 more words

Leon

Roost Of The Year

So it’s that time of the year when Pinkbike holds it’s POTY (Photo Of The Year) competition. 32 of the top photos (I’m assuming that means most viewed) from 2014 go into the octagon and battle it out in a round robin style death match that will see just one image crowned the very, absolute, total bestest. 321 more words

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Holiday Dust

At this time of year, many of us are in search of some winter sun, and a popular destination for Brits abroad is Egypt.

Typical conditions in Cairo at this time of year are fairly warm, dry and sunny. 277 more words

Met Office News

Mysterious Plumes on Mars Baffle Scientists, Are Probably Haboobs

I say it’s a dust storm, or a “haboob.” If any of you have read Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson, the dust storms are a semi-important deus ex machina near the end. 47 more words

Tiny Bodies

Jeff's Latest Blog: Riding With Gene When I’m Not Riding With Gene

I couldn’t ride with Gene on our second annual cross-country journey. I had a first grandbaby due in May, an illness forming, and my usual means of fundraising had fallen short. 450 more words