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102 Posts


Natural Environment

Ocean / Sea
 
26
Land
 
21
Birds
 
14
Weather
 
13
Fish
 
12
Surface Waters / Wetlands
 
12
Land Mammals
 
11
Marine Mammals
 
10
Invertebrates
 
6
Air
 
5
Groundwater
 
4
Plants / Kelp
 
2
Atmosphere
 
1
Insects
 
1

Unusual or Unexpected Event

Death / Die-off / Decline
 
29
Deformity / Disease / Injury
 
11
Extreme Temperature
 
10
Permafrost Change
 
9
Extreme Precipitation
 
6
Flooding / Draining
 
6
Pollution
 
6
Unusual Range / Sighting
 
6
Pathogen
 
6
Ice / Snow Change
 
5
Unusual Animal Behavior
 
4
Erosion
 
4
Extreme Wind
 
4
Seasonal Timing
 
4
Storm Surge
 
4
Algal Bloom
 
3
Physical or Chemical Change
 
3
Fire
 
3
Unusual Size / Abundance
 
2
Debris / Trash
 
2
Drought
 
2
Sinkhole / Crater
 
2
Glacier Change
 
1
Landslide / Avalanche
 
1
Sea/Land Level Change
 
1
Thunderstorm
 
1
Cyclone / Hurricane
 
1

Impact on Human Environment

Food Security
 
30
Safety
 
22
Economic Impact
 
17
Harvest Change
 
15
Human Health
 
14
Cultural Impact
 
12
Fisheries
 
11
Transportation
 
11
Buildings
 
7
Sanitation
 
6
Energy
 
5
Conflict
 
4
Sports / Recreation
 
4
Water Security
 
4
Water Management
 
4
Communication
 
3
Burial Site
 
2
Air Quality
 
1
Displacement
 
1
Forestry
 
1
Livestock
 
1
TOURISM
 
1

Year

79 23
 
 
2022 2023

Month

29 8 6 3 6 13 6 6 10 4 6 5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Season

WINTER
 
42
SUMMER
 
15
FALL
 
11
SPRING
 
7

Country

United States
 
51
Canada
 
5
Russia
 
3
Iceland
 
1
Norway
 
1
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
 
1
Sweden
 
1