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180 Posts


Natural Environment

Land
 
48
Ocean / Sea
 
41
Weather
 
28
Land Mammals
 
27
Surface Waters / Wetlands
 
23
Fish
 
22
Marine Mammals
 
18
Birds
 
11
Plants / Kelp
 
7
Groundwater
 
5
Air
 
3
Invertebrates
 
3
Atmosphere
 
1
Fungi
 
1
Insects
 
1
Microbes
 
1

Unusual or Unexpected Event

Death / Die-off / Decline
 
33
Ice / Snow Change
 
19
Extreme Precipitation
 
18
Extreme Temperature
 
16
Permafrost Change
 
16
Pollution
 
12
Deformity / Disease / Injury
 
11
Landslide / Avalanche
 
9
Unusual Size / Abundance
 
7
Unusual Range / Sighting
 
7
Fire
 
5
Algal Bloom
 
4
Erosion
 
4
Extreme Wind
 
4
Flooding / Draining
 
4
Storm Surge
 
4
Physical or Chemical Change
 
3
Debris / Trash
 
3
Drought
 
3
Glacier Change
 
3
Infestation
 
3
Rain on Snow
 
3
Sea/Land Level Change
 
3
Pathogen
 
3
Eruption
 
3
Thunderstorm
 
2
Unusual Animal Behavior
 
1
Earthquake
 
1
Seasonal Timing
 
1
Cyclone / Hurricane
 
1
Tsunami
 
1

Impact on Human Environment

Food Security
 
46
Safety
 
37
Cultural Impact
 
33
Economic Impact
 
33
Harvest Change
 
25
Energy
 
24
Transportation
 
22
Buildings
 
18
Fisheries
 
15
Communication
 
11
Conflict
 
11
Human Health
 
11
Water Management
 
9
Air Quality
 
8
Sports / Recreation
 
8
TOURISM
 
7
Pets
 
5
Water Security
 
5
Relocation
 
2
Sanitation
 
2
Aquaculture
 
1
Agriculture
 
1
Displacement
 
1
Livestock
 
1

Year

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2023 2024

Month

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Season

WINTER
 
13
FALL
 
5
SPRING
 
5

Country

United States
 
65
Canada
 
10
Russia
 
4
Norway
 
3
Brazil
 
1
China
 
1
Iceland
 
1
Ireland
 
1
Sweden
 
1
United Kingdom
 
1