Acoustic Ecology

Buzzwords 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 http://wfae.net – https://www.facebook.com/worldforumforacousticecology.wfae – @_WFAE Australian Forum for Acoustic Ecology – https://soundcloud.com/groups/australian-forum-for-acoustic-ecology What Is Acoustic Ecology? We Have 5 Questions Planeta.com Listen Perspectives on Listening #Bioscapes17 World Listening Day Listening Links

Early Humans

Word Cloud Headlines https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/jul/11/no-single-birthplace-of-mankind-say-scientists http://science.sciencemag.org/content/358/6368/eaai9067 https://qz.com/1151816/early-humans-migrated-out-of-africa-much-earlier-than-we-thought https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/10/dna-from-old-skeleton-suggests-humanitys-been-here-longer-than-we-thought http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2017/09/27/science.aao6266 http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2017/04/10/ancient-dentistry-tooth-filling http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/deadthings/2017/09/01/what-made-these-footprints-5-7-million-years-ago http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170214-your-face-is-probably-more-primitive-than-a-neanderthals http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38289960 http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-37408014 new-fossil-sheds-light-early-humans Indonesian shell has ‘earliest human engraving’ Oldest Art in the World Human history rewritten by ancient engravings Americas’ Natives Have European Roots – Scientific American Facial Morphogenesis of the Earliest Europeans How Hurling Spears 2 Million Years Ago May Have Given …

Homo Naledi

Buzzwords Spotlight: Homo naledi / South Africa Caves http://elifesciences.org – http://elifesciences.org/content/4/e09561 http://elifesciences.org/podcast/episode23 (podcast!) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rising_Star_Cave http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150910-human-evolution-change http://www.cnbc.com/2015/09/10/new-human-like-species-homo-naledi-found-in-south-africa.html http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/11/science/south-africa-fossils-new-species-human-ancestor-homo-naledi.html http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/sep/10/homo-naledi-small-spelunkers-required-how-an-advert-led-to-the-discovery-of-homo-naledi http://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/homo-naledi-new-ancient-human-like-species-discovered-1.2347235 http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/09/homo-naledi-rising-star-cave-hominin/404362 Homo naledi: When nationalism, hype and science collide https://theconversation.com/homo-naledi-fossil-discovery-a-triumph-for-open-access-and-education-47726 Ancient human remains raise intriguing questions http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/201843287/hanging-out-with-homo-naledi Embedded Tweets Meet Homo naledi at http://t.co/pXJC21Prf0 #naledifossils #almosthuman #Homonaledi pic.twitter.com/9F0eWni4xP — eLife – the journal (@eLife) September 10, …

Dinosaurs

Buzzwords Dinosaur = a fossil reptile of the Mesozoic era Where to go? Dinosaur Trail Welcome to the Montana Dinosaur Trail! Recommended Listening The rise and fall of the dinosaurs (The Science Show) – Palaeontologist Steve Brusatte describes the conditions which allowed dinosaurs to flourish and dominate the planet for so long and then face …

Yucca Mountain

Yucca Mountain is located in the Great Basin, Yucca Mountain is east of the Amargosa Desert, south of the Nevada Test and Training Range and in the Nevada National Security Site. It is the site of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, which is currently identified by Congressional law as the nation’s spent nuclear waste …

Monsoon

Photo: Henderson 2018 / Bingo: Monsoon Early July and we are at the start of monsoon season in the Southwest USA – Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah. The Mohave Desert is getting giant splattering of rain. Questions When does monsoon season begin and end? For those experienced in such matters, what are the do’s …

Haboob

Buzzwords Haboob = A haboob (Arabic: هَبوب‎, translit. habūb) is a type of intense dust storm carried on an atmospheric gravity current, also known as a weather front. Haboobs occur regularly in dry land area regions throughout the world. Twitter Moment This is what it looks like when a haboob takes over Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haboob Planeta.com …

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Buzzwords Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) The reduction in budget and staff at the EPA is one of the major changes from the Trump Administration. Key Links http://www.epa.gov @EPA Questions Who are the reporters and media outlets covering the EPA on a regular basis? What should we know from the EPA? How have communications from the …

Wild México

Planeta.com features biodiversity, parks and wildlife around the world. This page spotlights Mexico. Embedded Tweets Dr. Atl. Gerardo Murillo, Dr. Atl, estuvo siempre maravillado por los paisajes volcánicos y su vegetación; en esta pintura se observan los relieves, la vegetación y los volcanes Popocatépetl e Iztaccíhuatl #NatureMW #MuseumWeek pic.twitter.com/VbfNawCnXI — Museo Amparo (@MuseoAmparo) April 28, …