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John P. Rafferty
Britannica Earth & Life Science editor. Natural hazards, climate, ecology, maps, & other curiosities. Also, telecasters. co-curator. My views.
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John P. Rafferty Jul 17
My week on Twitter 🎉: 2 Likes, 1 Retweet, 13.4K Retweet Reach. See yours with
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Chris Hayes Jul 16
The federal government body that polices racial discrimination at work, uses "Go back to where you came from" as literally textbook example of potentially unlawful bigoted harassment.
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Bill Nye Jul 16
50 years ago today, humans began their journey to our Moon. It was an extraordinary effort. Just think what we could accomplish if we committed resources like that today. Renewable energy, everywhere in 10 years? Let’s get to work people(s).
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Britannica Jul 16
Which snake is more poisonous: A black mamba or a garter snake? 🐍 WATCH explain on YouTube —>
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John P. Rafferty Jul 16
"Heinrich event, any of a series of at least six large discharges of icebergs that carried coarse-grained rocky debris, apparently from North American ice sheets, into the North Atlantic Ocean..." It's a new article this week from :
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John P. Rafferty Jul 16
What will do to natural and the usefulness of established protected areas? The proverbial elephant in the ecological living room. HT
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John P. Rafferty Jul 15
"...industries must hold a permit for each unit of particulate that they emit, and must comply with the prescribed standard of 150 milligrams per cubic metre of particulate matter released in the atmosphere." HT
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Physics & Astronomy Zone Jul 11
The importance of mangroves. And why we must save them.
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NPR Jul 12
🌳 Planting more than a trillion new trees would over time capture more than 800 billion tons of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, according to a new study. ()
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Justin Slaughter Jul 12
Congrats to soon-to-be officially Acting Secretary of Labor Mick Mulvaney.
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John P. Rafferty Jul 11
"Kids suing governments about climate: It's a global trend" HT and
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John P. Rafferty Jul 11
cave in southern , located on the Adriatic side of the Peloponnesus, the site of what could be the earliest presence of in .
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Tom Kitching Jul 11
Surveying abandoned military tunnels for bats in Croatia. These parts of the job are the best!
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Mackenzie Mathis Jul 11
Lots of actual science in this thread that is very cool. Spoiler: no ancient nematodes frozen for 41K yrs
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John P. Rafferty Jul 10
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John P. Rafferty Jul 10
"Interestingly, they also noted that most of those events did not seem to start with the but rather began with people attempting to pick up, capture, or otherwise handle the animal."
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John P. Rafferty Jul 10
This one underscores the very real need for science literacy.
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John P. Rafferty Jul 10
There's an in one of Chicago's largest parks that descends from a line of that ran in parallel with the --- which included aetosaurs, phytosaurs, and other crurotarsans. HT
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eve andrews Jul 9
she's right! and not only that, i am pretty weary of stories that are like "FINALLY, someone is covering climate change!!!!" sir??? there are a whole bunch of smaller publications that have done top notch climate reporting for years and they would LOVE some more readers!
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Melissa Petruzzello Jul 9
Toxic algal bloom forces Mississippi to close all its mainland beaches. What a big hit to tourism!
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