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102 Posts


Natural Environment

Ocean / Sea
 
102
Land
 
24
Fish
 
18
Marine Mammals
 
18
Weather
 
13
Invertebrates
 
11
Plants / Kelp
 
8
Surface Waters / Wetlands
 
7
Air
 
3
Groundwater
 
3
Atmosphere
 
2
Land Mammals
 
2

Unusual or Unexpected Event

Ice / Snow Change
 
31
Death / Die-off / Decline
 
17
Extreme Temperature
 
16
Permafrost Change
 
8
Pollution
 
8
Algal Bloom
 
7
Extreme Precipitation
 
7
Debris / Trash
 
6
Sea/Land Level Change
 
6
Unusual Size / Abundance
 
4
Erosion
 
4
Unusual Range / Sighting
 
4
Storm Surge
 
4
Deformity / Disease / Injury
 
3
Extreme Wind
 
3
Glacier Change
 
3
Flooding / Draining
 
2
Unusual Animal Behavior
 
1
Rain on Snow
 
1
Seasonal Timing
 
1
Sinkhole / Crater
 
1
Tsunami
 
1
Fire
 
1

Impact on Human Environment

Food Security
 
24
Cultural Impact
 
19
Harvest Change
 
18
Economic Impact
 
16
Fisheries
 
16
Safety
 
15
Human Health
 
12
Communication
 
11
Transportation
 
11
Conflict
 
7
Energy
 
5
TOURISM
 
5
Buildings
 
4
Aquaculture
 
2
Water Security
 
2
Water Management
 
2
Burial Site
 
1
Sports / Recreation
 
1
Relocation
 
1
Sanitation
 
1

Year

1 93 8
 
 
 
2022 2023 2024

Month

10 11 13 14 6 15 2 5 9 7 3 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Season

SPRING
 
20
WINTER
 
16
SUMMER
 
14
FALL
 
4

Country

United States
 
44
Canada
 
3
Norway
 
2
French Polynesia
 
1
Russia
 
1
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
 
1