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122 Posts


Natural Environment

Land
 
31
Ocean / Sea
 
27
Weather
 
22
Land Mammals
 
20
Fish
 
15
Marine Mammals
 
15
Surface Waters / Wetlands
 
11
Birds
 
8
Plants / Kelp
 
4
Air
 
3
Invertebrates
 
3
Atmosphere
 
1
Fungi
 
1
Groundwater
 
1
Insects
 
1
Microbes
 
1

Unusual or Unexpected Event

Death / Die-off / Decline
 
22
Extreme Temperature
 
14
Extreme Precipitation
 
13
Permafrost Change
 
13
Ice / Snow Change
 
11
Deformity / Disease / Injury
 
7
Pollution
 
7
Unusual Range / Sighting
 
5
Unusual Size / Abundance
 
4
Algal Bloom
 
4
Landslide / Avalanche
 
4
Debris / Trash
 
3
Flooding / Draining
 
3
Glacier Change
 
3
Storm Surge
 
3
Fire
 
3
Physical or Chemical Change
 
2
Erosion
 
2
Extreme Wind
 
2
Infestation
 
2
Rain on Snow
 
2
Sea/Land Level Change
 
2
Eruption
 
2
Unusual Animal Behavior
 
1
Drought
 
1
Seasonal Timing
 
1
Pathogen
 
1

Impact on Human Environment

Food Security
 
32
Safety
 
23
Cultural Impact
 
21
Economic Impact
 
17
Energy
 
17
Harvest Change
 
15
Buildings
 
14
Transportation
 
14
Human Health
 
8
Fisheries
 
7
Air Quality
 
6
Sports / Recreation
 
6
Communication
 
5
Conflict
 
4
TOURISM
 
4
Water Management
 
4
Pets
 
2
Relocation
 
2
Sanitation
 
2
Aquaculture
 
1
Displacement
 
1
Water Security
 
1

Year

88 34
 
 
2023 2024

Month

27 7 3 36 27 22
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan Feb Sep Oct Nov Dec

Season

WINTER
 
8
FALL
 
5

Country

United States
 
46
Canada
 
8
Russia
 
3
Norway
 
2
Brazil
 
1
Iceland
 
1
Ireland
 
1
Sweden
 
1
United Kingdom
 
1