• Rapport du GIEC : l’action climatique ne peut plus attendre
    Philippe Robitaille-Grou (accéder à la page de l’auteur) Publié à 9 h 05 extraits seulement Les effets des changements climatiques sont encore plus intenses et rapides que prévu, et des actions immédiates sont nécessaires pour limiter les dommages irréversibles. C’est le bilan que dresse le Groupe d’experts intergouvernemental sur l’évolution du climat (GIEC), référence mondiale en science climatique, […]
  • Population genetics and geographic origins of mallards harvested in northwestern Ohio
    Michael L. Schummer , John Simpson, Brendan Shirkey, Samuel R. Kucia, Philip Lavretsky, Douglas C. Tozer Fig 1. Waterfowl survey areas currently assigned to the eastern and mid-continent stocks of mallards as identified by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for management purposes. Abstract The genetic composition of mallards in eastern North America has […]
  • From The Slovak Republic with 73 and surprise chat with North Carolina
    Amateur Radio is so cool for experimenting with RF photons. I have been using only 20 Watts, an artificial ground, and a wire antenna thrown over the balcony to talk to the World. Yes, my balcony is at the 19th floor, and in Radio Paradise – Quebec – surrounded by water.
  • News from a Changing Planet — #28 — Understanding Food Costs
    BY TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG If beef is so inefficient to produce, why isn’t it more expensive? This is the kind of question that is so straightforward that we would expect a correspondingly straightforward answer. We’ve also probably heard, hundreds of times, how bad meat and dairy production are for the environment, largely because of inefficiency. It […]
  • Arnold on mental health, hitting reset, and workout playlists
    BY ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER Welcome to the positive corner of wellness. Here’s a daily digest designed to make you healthier in less than 5 minutes. If you were forwarded this message, you can get the free daily email here.​ Today’s Health Upgrade Can you trick your body into burning more calories?  Note from Adam: I’ve been training people for […]
  • Allele frequencies and selection coefficients in locally adapted populations
    Please cite this article as: R.M. Sibly, R.N. Curnow, Allele frequencies and selection coefficients in locally adapted populations, Journal of Theoretical Biology (2023), doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2023.111463 Abstract Understanding the role of natural selection in driving evolutionary change requires accurate estimates of the strength of selection acting at the genetic level in the wild. This is challenging […]
  • CMBC: Report Launch March 16 – “Illuminating Hidden Harvests” analysis of small scale fisheries
    Dear CMBC members, alumni, and friends,  Join online to listen-in and celebrate the global launch of FAO’s “Illuminating Hidden Harvests Report” this Thursday, March 16 at 8am PT.  Our very own Dr. Mar Mancha-Cisneros, CMBC’s Sustainable Seafood Project Manager was instrumental in this effort and it is linked to our Sustainable Seafood Initiative. Registration for the virtual […]
  • Protect Earth’s orbit: Avoid high seas mistakes
    By IMOGEN E. NAPPER , ALASDAIR J. DAVIES, MORIBA JAH, KIMBERLEY R. MINER, RICHARD C. THOMPSON, MELISSA QUINN, AND HEATHER J. KOLDEWEY SCIENCE MAGAZINE, Volume 379-Issue 6636-March 2023 LETTERS, pp990. excerpt only… “The global space industry is growing rapidly—the number of satellites in orbit is expected to increase from 9000 today to over 60,000 by 2030. In addition, it is estimated that more than 100 trillion untracked pieces of […]
  • “Nous vivons dans une société productiviste qui détruit notre planète”
    Rose, 16 ans, lycéenne parisienne rejoint les manifestations contre la réforme des retraites françaises. (Cité par France 24)« C’est important de sortir et de manifester parce que cette réforme nous fait faire un énorme pas en arrière. Cela signifiera faire reculer le progrès social et les droits acquis dans le passé.« Nous vivons dans une […]

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I am now writing up what I have learned living in an Evanston 9-unit apartment, just north of Chicago, with no car; little or no commercial electricity nor natural gas. Bringing my ‘responsible carbon emissions’ to near zero. As citizens of a large urban area in the USA, we inherit a certain carbon tonnage independent of our personal acts, just by existing. “Living with less”, as Greta has said, is something we must learn to do. It’s not easy, but anything of value for the future will not be easy.

The sky is not completely dark at night. Were the sky absolutely dark, one would not be able to see the silhouette of an object against the sky.”

– Muhammad ibn Ahmad alBiruni, (Iranian astronomer who calculated the circumference of Earth to within 3% accuracy in 1000 CE).

®Core of Andromeda’s Galaxy (M31) and M32 with a starlink sattelite bisecting and rotating. 9.25″ Celestron HD-Edge Telescope (Richland, WA USA)

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