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230 Posts


Natural Environment

Land
 
59
Ocean / Sea
 
49
Surface Waters / Wetlands
 
34
Land Mammals
 
33
Weather
 
33
Fish
 
31
Marine Mammals
 
20
Birds
 
15
Invertebrates
 
10
Groundwater
 
8
Plants / Kelp
 
8
Air
 
3
Insects
 
2
Arachnids
 
1
Atmosphere
 
1
Amphibians
 
1
Fungi
 
1
Microbes
 
1

Unusual or Unexpected Event

Death / Die-off / Decline
 
38
Extreme Temperature
 
24
Ice / Snow Change
 
21
Permafrost Change
 
19
Extreme Precipitation
 
18
Deformity / Disease / Injury
 
15
Pollution
 
14
Unusual Size / Abundance
 
11
Unusual Range / Sighting
 
11
Landslide / Avalanche
 
10
Fire
 
10
Flooding / Draining
 
7
Algal Bloom
 
6
Physical or Chemical Change
 
6
Drought
 
5
Erosion
 
4
Extreme Wind
 
4
Glacier Change
 
4
Infestation
 
4
Storm Surge
 
4
Debris / Trash
 
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
 
56
Safety
 
45
Economic Impact
 
42
Cultural Impact
 
38
Harvest Change
 
32
Energy
 
25
Fisheries
 
25
Transportation
 
24
Buildings
 
18
Human Health
 
15
Communication
 
13
Conflict
 
11
Water Management
 
11
Water Security
 
10
Air Quality
 
9
TOURISM
 
9
Pets
 
8
Sports / Recreation
 
8
Sanitation
 
4
Aquaculture
 
2
Displacement
 
2
Livestock
 
2
Relocation
 
2
Agriculture
 
1

Year

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2023 2024

Month

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Sep Oct Nov Dec

Season

WINTER
 
13
SUMMER
 
11
SPRING
 
7
FALL
 
5

Country

United States
 
81
Canada
 
15
Russia
 
6
Norway
 
3
Brazil
 
1
China
 
1
Iceland
 
1
Ireland
 
1
Italy
 
1
Sweden
 
1
United Kingdom
 
1