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221 Posts


Natural Environment

Ocean / Sea
 
50
Land
 
39
Surface Waters / Wetlands
 
29
Fish
 
28
Birds
 
23
Land Mammals
 
21
Marine Mammals
 
21
Weather
 
18
Groundwater
 
8
Invertebrates
 
8
Air
 
6
Plants / Kelp
 
5
Arachnids
 
3
Atmosphere
 
3
Insects
 
3
Microbes
 
3
Amphibians
 
1

Unusual or Unexpected Event

Death / Die-off / Decline
 
40
Ice / Snow Change
 
25
Extreme Temperature
 
24
Permafrost Change
 
18
Deformity / Disease / Injury
 
16
Flooding / Draining
 
15
Unusual Range / Sighting
 
13
Pathogen
 
13
Pollution
 
12
Extreme Precipitation
 
10
Fire
 
10
Erosion
 
8
Unusual Animal Behavior
 
7
Drought
 
7
Algal Bloom
 
5
Physical or Chemical Change
 
5
Extreme Wind
 
5
Glacier Change
 
5
Landslide / Avalanche
 
5
Unusual Size / Abundance
 
4
Debris / Trash
 
4
Seasonal Timing
 
4
Sea/Land Level Change
 
4
Storm Surge
 
4
Rain on Snow
 
3
Sinkhole / Crater
 
3
Volcano
 
3
Earthquake
 
2
Thunderstorm
 
2
Infestation
 
1
Cyclone / Hurricane
 
1
Tsunami
 
1

Impact on Human Environment

Food Security
 
42
Safety
 
31
Human Health
 
30
Transportation
 
28
Buildings
 
26
Cultural Impact
 
18
Fisheries
 
17
Energy
 
16
Economic Impact
 
15
Sanitation
 
13
Sports / Recreation
 
11
Water Security
 
10
Displacement
 
9
Resilience
 
7
Forestry
 
6
Agriculture
 
5
Harvest Change
 
5
Livestock
 
4
Air Quality
 
3
Conflict
 
3
Aquaculture
 
2
Burial Site
 
2
Communication
 
2
Water Management
 
2
TOURISM
 
1

Year

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2021 2022

Month

22 23 31 25 16 28 16 13 22 5 9 11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Season

SPRING
 
64
WINTER
 
56
SUMMER
 
48
FALL
 
29

Country

United States
 
72
Canada
 
19
Russia
 
6
Iceland
 
5
Finland
 
2
Norway
 
2
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
 
2
United Kingdom
 
2
China
 
1
Estonia
 
1
Honduras
 
1
Japan
 
1
Pakistan
 
1
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
 
1
Vietnam
 
1