Ep. 36 Let’s Talk About Owls

I always wondered why owls are “different” than other birds, why we are so obsessed with them and enjoy seeing them. When you see or hear an owl, the experience is not the same as when you see any other bird; it is different; that is why for me, it is magical. They are beautiful…

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Local Farms Are So Important

Have you ever thought about how much food we throw away every day and that it generates tons of greenhouse gases like CO2 when it decomposes? When the food arrives at our homes passes through a very long process in the supply chain. The supply chain plays a vital role in agriculture and our food…

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Ep. 35 Learning About Wildfires: Talking With A Wildfire Firefighter

According to National Geographic, a wildfire is an uncontrolled fire that burns in the wildland vegetation, often in rural areas. Wildfires can burn in forests, grasslands, savannas, and other ecosystems and have been doing so for hundreds of millions of years. NG mentions that while many plants and animals need and benefit from wildfires, climate change has…

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Trata de personas y el cambio climático

Cada vez que investigo más y más acerca del cambio climático, recuerdo mucho las palabras que Bill Gates presenta en su libro y es acerca de que no necesitamos ser científicos para ser advocates, ya sea para promover, enseñar y como siempre digo crear conciencia en la sociedad acerca de los embates que está causando…

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Ep. 34 ¿Qué es el Gas Radón?

El radón es un gas radiactivo natural, es inerte, incoloro e inodoro y se encuentra naturalmente en la atmósfera en pequeñas cantidades. En el exterior, el radón se dispersa rápidamente y, en general, no es un problema de salud. La mayor parte de la exposición al radón ocurre dentro de los hogares, las escuelas y…

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Don’t Waste Food !!

I saw on Twitter an exciting conversation between Sarah Green Carmichael, an editor at Bloomberg Opinion, and Amanda Little. Amanda Little is the author of “The Fate of Food: What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World.” They discussed the topic: Why Is the World’s Food Supply So Vulnerable. Amanda Little is a journalist writing about the environment…

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Artículo: Empresas responsables de la polución plástica

Aunque no soy un investigador de biología y menos un oceanógrafo, pero me agrada mucho el aprender y saber de lo que esta pasando en referencia a los temas relacionados al cambio climático, estuve leyendo un interesante reporte publicado en el portal del Stockholm Environment Institute, “20 companies responsible for most single-use plastic waste”. Este…

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