Ellen J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Earth Sciences; 2) Ecology. 3) Coastal District Administration - July 24, 2023 -

Ellen J. Hanford’s Bulletin Boards: 1) Earth Sciences; 2) Ecology. 3) Coastal District Administration – July 24, 2023

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Earth Science Bulletin Board – Jul 24, 2023 – Posted by Eileen J. Hanford

Crater Lake National Park

M7.2 earthquake in Aleutian may be a precursor to a major eruption of the Shishaldin volcano

The shortsighted international air pollution rule causes more pollutants to be dumped into the ocean than larger ships

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released new data confirming a significant decline in whale numbers – a right whale fatality event.

The Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP) analyzes climate models

These floating creatures call the Great Pacific Garbage Patch home

Astrotourism – eclipses, meteor showers, dark skies

Smaller mammals may have hunted larger dinosaurs

Ocean noise pollution – many sources, many effects

Insights into the collapse of the Yellowstone Caldera 631,000 years ago

60 years of data from the Antarctic ice sheet

Mudslides and floods follow wildfires – the effect of waxy soils

How old is the man in the moon?

Calvarius Rapidus – A new species of Cretaceous iguanodontian ornithopod dinosaur from the European archipelago

Petrodactyle well The new species of Jurassic ctenachasmatid pterosaurs had a giant bony crest on its head

Panama seizes 6 tons of illegally traded shark fin destined for Asia

New dual-frequency radar technology probes ice layers near the surface

Nutrients that may have fertilized Ediacaran life in the 600 Mio ocean

The marine volcano located off the coast of Canada hosts many organisms

Compton-Bilkovitch Thorium anomaly on the dark side of the Moon

Guide to collecting rocks in Michigan

The SAR satellite revolution will begin in 2024

High sulfur dioxide emissions on Mayon volcano – seismic activity and degassing

Mud flow on the banks of Loch Broom in northern Scotland

Starlink monitors seismic and volcanic activity in Yellowstone

Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Project – 30 Day Test at 375°F – Construction Begins of 400 MW Project in Northern Nevada

Your chance of being hit by a meteorite? “Skinny, but never zero” – the stakes increase with the size of the rock

3D virtual tours of the geological terrain of Yukon

Tipi rock formations in southern Idaho

Leading geoscientist Laura Lee Jane Weinzierl has turned research into an O&G in Texas

Geologists survey landslide damage in the Rolling Hills area of ​​California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula – VIDEO

Phosphate deposits in the southwestern region of Rogaland in Norway

Geological exhibition at the Museum of King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Maryland Jurassic Park – Skeleton Bed

Critical Minerals Market Review 2023 – Demand for Critical Minerals for ‘Clean Energy’ That Isn’t Clean and Lacks Significant Environmental Impacts

Fagradalsfjall fissure eruption in Iceland

Track earthquakes caused by carbon dioxide injection in Australia

Arsenic mobilization in groundwater


Environmental Science Bulletin Board – July 24, 2023 Written by Eileen J. Hanford

Acrolein Detected in Higher Levels in the Air Around East Palestine, Ohio, Train Derailment Site – Health Hazard

Paper on autopsy findings in vaxx deaths not published by The Lancet – previously deleted by The Lancet

Bison mating habits: care and fighting

Four newborn lion cubs die within a week at Etawah Safari Park in India

Genetically modified fruit flies were created in an effort to prevent pests from destroying produce

Muscat newspaper calls for the dismissal of John Kerry – “the least transparent official in the Biden administration”

Warning London is at risk of a measles outbreak – A steady rise in cases points to a resurgence

Excess mortality in the US back to ‘normal’ – is this what is meant by ‘flattening the curve’?

3M Approval Order to Pay $12.5 Billion Over PFAS Chemicals Leaking Forever in Drinking Water

Biden’s sale of the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve leaves the Caves half empty – it will take decades to replenish

Breeder-released Lionhead rabbits, like rabbits, breed in Wilton Manors, Florida

Illegal Spending of Over $26 Billion by HHS – Those responsible have not been legally re-appointed

Affirmative action was discriminatory—and the reverse institutional bias—was unavoidable

The quest to clear cosmetics of PFAS chemicals forever – causes cancer, hormonal disruption, weakens the immune system, and reproductive issues – not regulated by the FDA

Three E Strategies for Lake Tahoe Conservation: Education, Engineering, and Enforcement

Illegal Aliens Pose Serious Dangers to American Children – ‘Every Country Became a Border State’

More obfuscation and lies from Fauci

Radio collars intended to help protect wildlife may have contributed to the cheetah’s death

Lawsuit seeks to prevent the launch of a lithium exploration project at the border of Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge near Amargosa Valley in southern Nevada.

Twitter Users Mock ‘Climate Change Underground’

Visualize the most consumed type of meat by country

Technological Risks: The Federal Trade Commission has launched an investigation into ChatGPT

Understanding aging

Investigate the obvious – risks of natural hazards vary across the country on scales large and small

Most of the research on the harmful effects of PFAS chemicals on health has not been publicized forever

PFAS on morning toast? Butter wrappers contain detectable levels of total fluorine, which indicates PFAS chemicals

Brominated Flame Retardants (BFR) chemicals detected in breast milk

A Kodiak resident dies in a hit-and-run during tsunami evacuation

More than 1,600 evacuees from the Mount Mayon eruption have developed acute respiratory infections

Is the Urban Agriculture Office really necessary?

Awaiting EPA decision on the use of radioactive phosphorous and gypsum in road construction for a demonstration project

This rarely happens!! $1.7 billion worth of EchoWater plant upgrades were completed on time and under budget

The federal government finally stopped funding the Wuhan Institute of Virology as “inconsistent with federal regulations and is not currently liable” — but gain-of-function research cannot be undone

Washoe County Regional Shooting Facility closed prior to hunting season due to lack of certified staff Target shooting and fireworks cause most wildfires in Nevada

Climate scientists dismiss relentless media cascades of “severe weather” as the “new normal”

Unclaimed territories still exist on Earth

EVs are pollution machines – toxic tire particles emitted into water, soil and air – estimated to produce up to 6 million metric tons per year of nanoparticles as a form of microplastic that pose chronic health risks

Tractor trailer crash in Death Valley spills 5,000 gallons of liquid asphalt in National Park – Charges pending

Jury Awards $18.8 Million to Patient Seeking Mesothelioma Cancer Monetary Damages for Exposure to Johnson & Johnson’s Talcum Powder – Bankruptcy Court Orders Freezing Most Lawsuits

Climate Tsar Kerry’s Office of Climate Envoy Moved to the State Department – Prohibiting the Use of Federal Funds for Undisclosed Expenses of the Office That Destroy the Economy and National Security

The global fight for critical rare earth minerals is costly and environmentally damaging – more emissions and pollution will be created to achieve “net zero”

Taos County, New Mexico, Issues Big Foot Warning Along Kern River – Don’t Chase, Yell, or Feed Them

Chinese farmers restore a ghost town of 260 abandoned European-style villas

Follow the money – 75% of hospitals reported positive operating income at the height of the pandemic – Average operating margin increased from 2.8% to 6.5% – Your taxpayer dollars are distributed

How to Fight Overtourism in Lake Tahoe – Learn from Henry David Thoreau

Two species of birds have been discovered in the forests of Papua New Guinea carrying a neurotoxin in their feathers – Regent Whistler and Rufus Bellbird eating poisonous food and producing batrachotoxin

Federal report on sun-dimming technologies raises more questions than answers – Deploying ‘solar radiation management’ would pose significant risks – No feasibility studies – not a ‘climate solution’

Anthrax outbreak in the Tuva region of southern Siberia – 4 infected patients left hospital without permission


Coastal District Administration Bulletin Board – Jul 24, 2023 – Posted by E Hanford

Portugal is evaluating 3 offshore wind farms with a capacity of 3.5 GW for auction

• https://www.offshorewind.biz/2023/07/14/portugal-zooms-in-on-three-offshore-wind-areas-with-3-5-gw-capacity-
for next auction /

Residents oppose proposed LNG facility in North Port St. Joe, Florida – project stopping litigation and public protest

Pod of over 50 pilot whales stranded on Isle of Lewis, Scotland – adults and calves die

The USNS Alan Shepard cargo ship ran aground in Bahrain

Neurotoxin kills hundreds of sea lions and dolphins along the California coast – Domoic acid

Cannon Beach in Oregon is temporarily closed due to cougar sightings on Haystack Rock

Long-time resident forced to sell her property so developers can build 147 homes on Hilton Head Island

Tuna and swordfish catches have not declined following the creation of Revillagigido Marine National Park off the southern tip of Baja California Sur.

Coral reefs are choking on plastic

Tidal geology has affected Lake Merritt in Oakland

Ocean islands provide useful models of ecology, biogeography, and evolution

The East Coast aquifer in Virginia is still viable and shows little pollution from agricultural and industrial pollution

Residents oppose proposed LNG facility in North Port St. Joe, Florida – project stopping litigation and public protest

Diamond Offshore’s semi-submersible Ocean Apex is ready for dredging in Australia

• https://www.offshore-energy.biz/finishing-touches-underway-to-get-diamond-offshore-rig-ready-for-new-drilling-
Jobs in-Australia /

Major supply chain problems, rising costs, are allowing for delays among the challenges facing offshore wind power in the United States
• https://newhampshirebulletin.com/2023/07/17/budding-us-offshore-wind-industry-facing-rough-seas/

The International Court of Justice rules against Nicaragua’s attempt to expand its exclusive economic zone in the waters around the Colombian islands in the Caribbean
• https://www.laprensalatina.com/colombias-petro-hails-victory-over-nicaragua-in-world-court/

New Scientific Database of Black Sea Fisheries – BlackSea4Fish Project

• https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing-boat-world/regulation-enforcement/new-scientific-database-to-cover-
fisheries in the Black Sea /

• Project: https://www.fao.org/gfcm/activities/fisheries/cooperation/blacksea4fish/en/
Residents oppose proposed LNG facility in North Port St. Joe, Florida – project stopping litigation and public protest
• https://insideclimatenews.org/news/21072023/port-st-joe-florida-lng/

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