But every once in a while, I’m reminded that the natural world is really not a safe place. The reminder this time was watching a documentary on Netflix titled “Volcano.”
Tag Archives: Environment
2022’s Billion-Dollar Disasters: Climate Change Helped Make It US’s 3rd Most Expensive Year on Record
U.S. weather disasters are getting costlier as more people move into vulnerable areas and climate change raises the risks of extreme heat and rainfall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials warned as they released their annual billion-dollar disasters report on Jan. 10, 2023.
Lobsters Versus Right Whales: The Latest Chapter in a Long Quest To Make Fishing More Sustainable | Opinion
Maine lobster fishermen received a Christmas gift from Congress at the end of 2022: A six-year delay on new federal regulations designed to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales.
The Public Benefits of Private Land
Since Bassi and his wife, Julie, inherited around 470 acres of the Mink Hills forest from Julie’s father a few years ago, their main goal has been to protect the ecosystem and provide a habitat for wildlife.
About One-Third of the Food Americans Buy Is Wasted, Hurting the Climate and Consumers’ Wallets | Opinion
You saw it at Thanksgiving, and you’ll likely see it at your next holiday feast: piles of unwanted food – unfinished second helpings, underwhelming kitchen experiments and the like – all dressed up with no place to go, except the back of the refrigerator.
Dwindling Moose Population Leads to New Study in Northeastern States
Climate change is one of the most difficult challenges facing humankind – as well as all life on our planet.
Once Threatened, Wild Turkeys Now Thrive in New Hampshire
Wild turkeys disappeared from New Hampshire 150 years ago due to habitat loss and overhunting, but the birds were transplanted back in the mid-1970s, and now their population is more than 25,000.
Invaders Coming Soon to a Forest Near You | Opinion
Forests define New Hampshire’s landscape. At more than 80 percent forested, our state is the second most forest covered state in the union, just after Maine.
Unfiltered Water in New Hampshire
According to a study released this week by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the harmful substances were detected in at least 18 percent of water systems in Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, and Vermont.
$16.8 Million for Repair of State-Owned Dams Approved by Executive Council
The Executive Council last week approved almost $17 million for the repair and reconstruction of state-owned dams.