Drought

Buzzwords Drought = A prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall Questions How will we know when the drought is over? Elsewhere on the Web https://www.drought.gov/drought http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/Home/StateDroughtMonitor.aspx?CA Recommended Listening Red Marauder – A history of drought in Australia – Europeans have been living in Australia for over 200 years, and it has taken us that long …

Great Basin Water Network

Elsewhere on the Web Great Basin Water Network – http://www.greatbasinwaternetwork.org – works to protect the water resources of the Great Basin for current and future residents – human, animal and plant. Key Links http://www.greatbasinwaternetwork.org https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyXjTCm0Frh7IxRw3vyvkGw https://www.facebook.com/greatbasinwaternetwork Twitter https://twitter.com/GreatBasinWater Tweets by GreatBasinWater From the home page: The Southern Nevada Water Authority [SNWA] is proposing to construct …

Wetland Wander

Photo: Leah Barclay Brisbane – Kudos to wetland ecologist Fernanda Adame, sound artist Leah Barclay, walking/media artist James Cunningham and multimedia artist Suzon Fuks for developing the Wetland Wander, an art-science collaboration currently on exhibit at the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University, through August 20. Hashtag: #WetlandWander This project has been supported by the Australian Rivers …

Mni Ki Wakan: World Indigenous Peoples Decade of Water Summit

The Mni Ki Wakan: World Indigenous Peoples Decade of Water Summit seeks to co-create a collective Indigenous-designed map and transformative world agenda for the future. The 10-year international Indigenous water summit will bring and elevate the collective wisdom, intelligence, and futurities of Indigenous peoples in the world narrative. The summit takes place at the Wellstone …

Caspian Sea

Wikipedia: The Caspian Sea is the largest enclosed inland body of water on Earth by area, variously classed as the world’s largest lake or a full-fledged sea. It is an endorheic basin (a basin without outflows) located between Europe and Asia. It is bounded by Kazakhstan to the northeast, Russia to the northwest, Azerbaijan to …

Microburst

Buzzwords Microburst = a sudden, powerful, localized air current, especially a downdraft Headlines henderson-officials-calculating-damages Embedded Tweets ANATOMY OF A MICROBURST This storm was the PERFECT example of a microburst. Sudden downward deluge of rain and powerful wind, fueled by evaporative cooling. This image was sent in by a former meteorologist here from today's storm! #VegasWeather …

Rogue River

Photo: Stacy Johnson, BLM, Summer Weeding Trip Wikipedia: The Rogue River in southwestern Oregon in the United States flows about 215 miles (346 km) in a generally westward direction from the Cascade Range to the Pacific Ocean. Known for its salmon runs, whitewater rafting, and rugged scenery, it was one of the original eight rivers …

SevenSeas Media

Elsewhere on the Web SEVENSEAS Media – https://sevenseasmedia.org – promotes marine conservation through community engagement, online media, and ecotourism, with readers in 174 countries. Started as a project of The Ocean Foundation, SevenSeas Media works toward a shared goal of reversing the trend of destruction of ocean environments around the world and expanding ocean literacy. SEVENSEAS …

World Oceans Day

Poster June 8 is World Oceans Day. Hashtags: #WorldOceansDay, #DíaMundialdelosOceanos, #SaveOurOcean Translating: World Oceans Day Spanish: Día Mundial de los Océanos French: Journée mondiale des océans German: Welttag der Ozeane About the Day World Oceans Day is celebrated every June 8. It has been celebrated unofficially since its original proposal in 1992 by Canada’s International …