Aurora

Photo: Visit Finland An aurora (plural: aurorae or auroras; from the Latin word aurora, “dawn”) is a natural light display in the sky particularly in the high latitude (Arctic and Antarctic) regions, caused by the collision of energetic charged particles with atoms in the high altitude atmosphere (thermosphere). – Wikipedia Embedded Tweets #winterwonderland A must-see spectacle …

Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Wetlands Park Keep Vegas Weir’d! For fans of quiet and urban ecotourism and conscious travel, one of the must visit places in Las Vegas is Clark County Wetlands Park just beyond the football and rugby stadium. The Clark County Wetlands Park is free to enter at all access points. The park is …

International Mountain Day

December 11 is International Mountain Day which celebrates our higher aspirations. Twitter Shoutout @FAOForestry @FAOnews Hashtags #MountainsMatter Translating: International Mountain Day Spanish: Día Internacional de la Montaña History The United Nations General Assembly designated December 11 “International Mountain Day”. As of 2003, it has been observed every year to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to …

Jupiter

Photo: NASA Goddard Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System. Juno Mission http://missionjuno.swri.edu – http://missionjuno.swri.edu/key-terms @NASAJuno Video http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive http://www.ustream.tv/nasa http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl http://www.ustream.tv/NASAJPL2 https://www.missionjuno.swri.edu/junocam/processing Embedded Tweets Are you ready for some science? Tune in today for news from #Jupiter. Watch the #AGU17 briefing live stream on https://t.co/GaRlfpKuqR pic.twitter.com/seGQ84a6uW — NASA's …

Acoustic Ecology

Acoustic ecology = Discipline studying the relationship, mediated through sound, between human beings and their environment. At #Bioscapes17 @LeahBarclay says #AcousticEcology is an umbrella, interdisciplinary term for #EcologicalSoundArt, #Bioacoustics, #Ecoacoustics, #DeepListening, #Acoustemology, #Psychoacoustics, #SoundscapeEcology, #SoundWalking, #Acoustic #RemoteSensing, #Acoustic #citsci Planeta.com   Listen   Perspectives on Listening #Bioscapes17

Mountains

Mountain = Large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak. Mountains are sacred landscapes around the world. Hashtags: MountainsMatter International Mountain Day Every year on December 11 International Mountain Day celebrates our higher aspirations. Wiki Mountains Planeta.com International Mountain Day Nature

Las Vegas Community Healing Garden

Photo The Las Vegas community has come together to build a new community healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to the Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman massacred 59 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay Pleggenkuhle and Daniel Perez designed a memorial garden …

Arctic

Photo: Goddard Space Flight Center, Sea Ice The Arctic includes the Arctic Ocean (which overlies the North Pole) and parts of Canada, Greenland (a territory of Denmark), Russia, the United States (Alaska), Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland. Photos Wiki arctic Planeta.com Poles