Category archives for: Environment

Climate Change, Disease and a Fall of Rome

Climate Change, Disease and a Fall of Rome

This portrayal (circa 1836) patrician “Destruction” is one portrayal depicting in a 5 partial array by Thomas Cole called “The Course of an Empire.” (Credit: Wikimedia Commons) At some time or another, each historian of Rome has been asked to contend where we are, today, on Rome’s cycle of decline. Historians competence flounder during such […]

A Geoengineered Future Is Downright Scary

A Geoengineered Future Is Downright Scary

(Credit: kazuend/Unsplash) Climate change seems inevitable. Between a still-accelerating gait of hothouse gas emissions and a voices of global warming deniers, attack a targets laid out in a Paris Accord to delayed a gait of a warming climate feels increasingly elusive. To strike even a 2 grade Celsius tip on a tellurian feverishness increase, emissions would need […]

A Massive Volcano Beneath Europe Is Stirring

A Massive Volcano Beneath Europe Is Stirring

He produces a timeline of Campi Flegrei’s durations of rest and unrest. “We don’t know if this is a start of a new date or not,” says Costa, observant a anomaly of a past activity. One risk luck map of a area we’re looking at, modeled on eruptions from a past 5,000 years, looks like […]

Indigenous People are Deploying Drones to Preserve Land and Traditions

Indigenous People are Deploying Drones to Preserve Land and Traditions

(Credit: FAO Panama) Indigenous tribes from a Pacific Northwest to a Amazon Basin face a identical set of challenges: How to control their lands, urge opposite corporate intrusion and request ancestral and eremite sites for destiny generations. Often operative with singular resources, many inland groups are branch to drones to strengthen and safety their normal […]

Stay comfortable with winter projects from home!

Stay comfortable with winter projects from home!

  This week we are highlighting projects that assistance allege investigate on penguins, seals, a Antarctica and more. Cheers! The SciStarter Team FjordPhyto Maria Stenzel Satellites Over Seals (SOS) Jean Pennycook eMammal Smithsonian Institution EyesOnALZ Human Computation Institute Study Adélie Penguin Breeding  Jean Pennycook  

We Can Do Better Than Road Salt

We Can Do Better Than Road Salt

(Credit: Shutterstock) Marshes, streams and lakes distortion alongside many of a roads and highways that crooked opposite North America. Plants and animals live these H2O bodies and can be unprotected to many of a substances we put on those roads, including highway salt. Rock salt helps keep roads protected when winter storms hit, shortening winter […]

The Dreadful Enormity of Southern California’s Wildfires

The Dreadful Enormity of Southern California’s Wildfires

A spell of dry continue and a absolute Santa Ana winds have total with harmful consequences in Southern California, one of a many populous regions in a country. Right now, 4 apart wildfires—the Thomas fire, Rye fire, Creek glow and Skirball fire—are raging. The fires, fueled by breeze gusts of adult to 80 miles per […]

Saving Sea Turtles Through Community Litter Cleanups

Saving Sea Turtles Through Community Litter Cleanups

By: Christi Hughes In Jan 2016, a immature sea turtle named Grace was found floating cold and sluggish subsequent to a wharf in Awendaw, South Carolina. She was discovered by merciful locals to a South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center™ for life-saving medical treatment. Grace, who was a distance of a cooking plate, eventually […]

Exploring a consternation of birds by a Migratory Shorebird Project

Exploring a consternation of birds by a Migratory Shorebird Project

I used to consider of birds as ethereal creatures, ethereal and carefree, with flattering feathers and flattering songs. Then we saw a film “Winged Migration” and came to know only how dirty and adventurous these poetic creatures unequivocally are. The film uses bird’s-eye footage to request a fraudulent treks birds opposite a creation make any […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Ben Kreckx All of us during SciStarter wish to appreciate we for training about, sharing, or enchanting in science. You enthuse us. Thank you. Below, you’ll find a cornucopia full of Thanksgiving-themed citizen scholarship projects. Gobble ’em up! Cheers! The SciStarter Team American Gut llnl Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction Lily Bui Western Monarch Thanksgiving […]

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