Archive for the World Water Category

Millions of Dead Fish/Birds; First week in 2011

The expression, “like a canary in a coal mine” was used to describe the alarm system for coal miners in the late 19th and early 20th century.  The small birds were brought down into the mines to be a zoological early warning to alert miners of toxic

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NASA~Earth Observatory over past 130 years

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/WorldOfChange/decadaltemp.php?src=eoa-features A snapshot of Earth over the past 130 years with heating and warming trends. “A one-degree global change is significant because it takes a vast amount of heat to warm all the oceans, atmosphere, and land by that much. In the past, a one- to two-degree

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20 Things You Didn't Know About Water

DiscoverMagazine.com 2009 by Rebecca Coffey 1. Water is everywhere – there are 332,500,000 cubic miles of it on earth’s surface.  But less than 1% of it is fresh and accessible, even when you include bottled water. 2. And “fresh” can be a relative term.  Before 2009, federal

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