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244 Posts


Natural Environment

Fish
 
244
Ocean / Sea
 
106
Surface Waters / Wetlands
 
56
Invertebrates
 
48
Marine Mammals
 
39
Birds
 
26
Plants / Kelp
 
19
Microbes
 
18
Land
 
16
Land Mammals
 
15
Weather
 
14
Amphibians
 
10
Insects
 
10
Reptiles
 
10
Air
 
9
Arachnids
 
8
Fungi
 
6
Groundwater
 
4
Atmosphere
 
2

Unusual or Unexpected Event

Death / Die-off / Decline
 
114
Extreme Temperature
 
48
Unusual Range / Sighting
 
35
Unusual Size / Abundance
 
28
Deformity / Disease / Injury
 
16
Pollution
 
16
Ice / Snow Change
 
13
Algal Bloom
 
12
Infestation
 
10
Seasonal Timing
 
9
Pathogen
 
7
Unusual Animal Behavior
 
5
Drought
 
5
Extreme Precipitation
 
4
Physical or Chemical Change
 
3
Erosion
 
3
Extreme Wind
 
3
Permafrost Change
 
3
Flooding / Draining
 
2
Glacier Change
 
2
Fire
 
2
Debris / Trash
 
1
Earthquake
 
1
Landslide / Avalanche
 
1
Rain on Snow
 
1
Storm Surge
 
1

Impact on Human Environment

Food Security
 
99
Fisheries
 
73
Economic Impact
 
62
Cultural Impact
 
50
Human Health
 
30
Harvest Change
 
29
Sports / Recreation
 
24
Aquaculture
 
15
Buildings
 
10
Transportation
 
9
Safety
 
8
Water Security
 
8
Conflict
 
7
Livestock
 
7
Water Management
 
7
Agriculture
 
4
Energy
 
4
Pets
 
4
Displacement
 
3
Air Quality
 
2
Forestry
 
2
Resilience
 
2
Sanitation
 
2
Burial Site
 
1
Communication
 
1
TOURISM
 
1

Year

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Month

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Season

SUMMER
 
56
WINTER
 
49
FALL
 
48
SPRING
 
31

Country

United States
 
64
Canada
 
19
Norway
 
5
Russia
 
5
Australia
 
2
Greece
 
1
Greenland
 
1
India
 
1
Nigeria
 
1
Spain
 
1
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
 
1
Vietnam
 
1