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Unprecedented Arctic warmth in 2016 triggers massive decline in sea ice, snow

December 13, 2016A new NOAA-sponsored report shows that unprecedented warming air temperature in 2016 over the Arctic contributed to a record-breaking delay in the fall sea ice freeze-up, leading to extensive melting of Greenland ice sheet and land-based snow cover. 706 more words

Arctic

Deer, Plants, and Itty Bitty Mammals

It’s November. In Wisconsin, that means that everyone is obsessed with one animal: white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). If you are not hitting them with your car, you are probably hunting them. 587 more words

Ecology

Back to Gatineau Park: A Snaketail Adventure

While at the Dunlop Picnic area, Chris and I got a call from Chris Traynor saying that he was on his way up to Meech Lake. 2,630 more words

Darners

Mice in the house ... again

It seems like every few years we have this trouble. Sometimes we go for half a dozen years, sometimes (like this year) it’s been only two. 178 more words

Weather

Gibraltar Point: the deserted coast of Lincolnshire

On Lincolnshire’s east coast exists an area of over 1,000 hectares of what is essentially untouched land, resulting in one of the most diverse regions of land in England. 308 more words

In Lincoln

Taking the lid of a habitat

Our recent wild-fire damaged the Barn Owl habitat — here is how it should look — tussocks of grass growing through a thatch of the previous years’ hay. 246 more words

Ecology

The theatre of dreams (and fatty food)

Hi guys, and happy weekend!

AT here. I don’t think I’ve mentioned it before but one of my passions is Shrewsbury Town Football Club (soccer for you guys across the pond). 329 more words

Healthy