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Extreme weather series: Heat and drought – WHSV

WHSV Extreme weather series: Heat and droughtWHSVHighs remained above 90 from July 16 through August 2nd, an 18-day extreme heatwave. The longest on record for Harrisonburg. Heat can be just one example of extreme weather, but in 1930 the Valley experienced a devastating and historic drought. extreme weather – Read More…

Bird flu: are viruses still in the air? – The Conversation CA

The Conversation CA Bird flu: are viruses still in the air?The Conversation CAAvian influenza, also called “bird flu”, is a disease caused by viruses transmitted from poultry to humans, sometimes going by way of pigs. There are several strains of the virus, noted by H and N for the proteins that determine the entrance and […]

Potential for Antarctica to become plastics dumping ground and home for new species – Science Daily

Science Daily Potential for Antarctica to become plastics dumping ground and home for new speciesScience Daily"Parts of Antarctica are among the fastest warming places on Earth. If plants and animals get to Antarctica fairly frequently by floating across the ocean, they will be able to establish themselves as soon as the local environment becomes hospitable […]

A Humble Seaweed Just Changed What We Know About Antarctica … – ScienceAlert

The Maritime Executive A Humble Seaweed Just Changed What We Know About Antarctica …ScienceAlertLarge algae seaweeds known as kelp have been able to float some 20000 kilometres (12427 miles) from the southernmost reaches of the Indian and Atlantic …Record: Foreign Kelp Washes Up in AntarcticaThe Maritime ExecutiveSeaweed find busts Antarctica isolation theory | CosmosCosmosForeign plants, animals […]