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Be My Roommate?
Courtesy of Dictionary.com What brings you joy? What sustains your peace? Is it a favorable familiar scent, like that of freshly washed clothing?
Butterflies of Bolivia
Author's note: This isn't just a story about photographing butterflies in rural Bolivia, although it's certainly about that. It's a story about the unexpected gifts of beauty we meet in wild places. A shorter version of this story originally appeared on another platform.
What I Learned from My Hurricane Ida Experience
I was impacted by Hurricane Ida. I live with my family in New Jersey, which is on the East Coast. Because of its location, New Jersey is rarely directly hit by hurricanes though a few have made their presence known in the past[i]. In 2015, Hurricane Patricia visited with heavy rain and winds that felled trees and caused power outages and flooding across the state. Between 2016 and 2019, the remnants of various hurricanes caused similar minor damages in the State. In 2020, however, some deaths were recorded as a result of Hurricane Fay.
Why the Climate Crisis is the World’s Biggest Mental Health Problem
If you are worrying yourself into depression about future problems caused by climate change, you are far from alone. Yet climate change is not just about the future. Its consequences are hitting hard today. That’s why many call it a climate emergency, or a climate crisis.
Beyond The Lens: Interview with Untamed Photographer's Chris Fallows
Chris Fallows is a strikingly passionate and accomplished wildlife photographer and naturalist. Best known for his discovery and ensuing depiction of breaching great white sharks in Seal Island, South Africa, the world-renowned photographer has seen his life's work featured on some of the biggest stages the industry has to offer. He's worked as a wildlife photographer, host, or expert facilitator on more than 60 international wildlife documentaries for The BBC, Discovery Channel, and National Geographic, amongst many others. Most notable of these shows are Planet Earth, Life, Africa, and Shark for The BBC. Chris has also co-hosted and photographed for Discovery Channel's most successful Shark Week series, the Air Jaws franchise.
About Untamed Photographer
I am Mark Wilkins, co-founder of Untamed Photographer with my daughter Amy Peters. I want to tell you what makes Untamed Photographer special and why founding Untamed Photographer is so important to me and the future of our environment.
Ayiti, You’re Not Alone — 3 Ways You Can Help Haiti Disaster Relief From Home
By now you’ve probably seen the news of the devastation in Haiti. Men, women, and children trapped under rubbles of what once was their home, school, or church. Desperation, thirst, hunger and anguish have fully set in as the citizens of the first Black Nation look up to heavens wondering where their relief will come from. I can only imagine how my Haitian brothers and sisters feel right now as they are trapped on the small island that has been hit back to back by natural and societal disasters for the past decade.
What About The Rest Of The Sea?
As Shark Week approaches every summer, you will find posts on my Facebook page gleefully announcing 'It's the most wonderful time of the year!' with pictures of sharks.
My Happy Place
Growing up in East Africa, Kenya, a Country rich in minerals and predominant in an agricultural ecosystem. Farming ultimately becomes second nature to you. From the tranquility of the Countries red soil to the wildlife and the authenticity of organic foods, everyday feel like a breath of fresh air.
Do Other Animals Enjoy Their Food?
I just got back from a long road trip, and that means I had 8 hours of solitary confinement in a car. And THAT means I had a lot of time to think about a lot of stupid things. For example, one of the thoughts that popped into my head was...do other animals enjoy their food?
10 Cloud Types and How To Recognize Them
Sky. It is a magical feeling when we think of that word. Every evening I see magic in the sky with my husband; it's mind-blowing.
The Birch Tree
Growing up, a birch tree stood tall in my front yard. It had beautiful white bark and was covered in these clusters of tiny little flowers. In autumn, the leaves would turn yellow, overwhelming our house with color. My sisters and I would rake the leaves into a big pile to jump in and throw at each other, only to re-rake again. On the sturdiest of branches, my dad attached a little turquoise swing with yellow ropes and pushed us as high as it could go. I loved the tummy drop the swing gave me. After the leaves disintegrated and the snow started to fall, the white bark would hold snowflakes; the serenity of winter. This birch tree was my absolute favorite tree. It holds some of my first memories.
The moderation of the disadvantages of waste administration requires the fuse of new advancements that cut the age of unnecessary waste in different regions of the planet. Moreover, joining promotions to smooth out the anticipation of waste gathering goes far in working to acknowledge huge GHG investment funds on the earth. In this way, the utilization of advancements to forestall innovatively initiated squanders critical towards cultivating the supportability of the climate by modifying the environmental change circumstance experienced today.
The embracement of sunlight-based force in the U.S. is one of the perceptible moves towards a green society. The sunlight-based force plants in the nation keep satisfying the need for efficient power energy in the country—the interest for such force midpoints at 25% yearly. Saudi Arabia is another general public that has accepted sunlight-based force amid the bounty of petroleum products in the country (Bauer et al. "Worldwide Fossil Energy" 70).
As associations and specialists endeavor to decide the effects of their exercises on energy, ozone harming substance emanations, and the climate, Koonin attests that the world is far from the information needed to make an excellent environment strategy. In this manner, the famous thought that 'Environment science is settled' is a misinformed guarantee. Koonin sees that such a case has inadequately adjusted both public and strategy talks on issues identified with "energy, ozone harming substance discharges, and the climate" (Koonin). Furthermore, it has additionally influenced any significant logic and strategy talk about the fate of environmental change.
Emissions Impact on Climate
In April 2014, the United Nations representative declared that discharges were the most dangerous components that upgrade environmental change. The declaration was made concerning the nursery and other mechanically delivered emanations. Following this declaration and the issue of an Earth-wide temperature boost, numerous innovation partners have occupied with transformation endeavors trying to decrease innovation's adverse consequence on environmental change.
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