Category Archives: Environment

Arizona Proposition 127-which Special Interest Group can you believe?

So, as I sit and watch television I am confused by the numerous political ads both for and against Prop 127. So I decided to review the information on both groups funding those ads. What is Prop 127? The Prop … Continue reading

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CityTrees a Creative New Idea for Cleaning the Air of your City!

With Climate Change and burgeoning populations our Urban Air Quality is suffering! Air pollution in the worlds largest cities contributes to 7 million premature deaths each year. It is estimated that by the year 2050 two-thirds of the worlds population … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Sedona. Arizonas 2nd Dark Sky Community!

Have you ever seen the Milky Way? Many young people (under 40 yrs) have never seen the full glory of the Milky Way.  Whats the reason you might ask?  It’s simple…its called Light Pollution. Ok, so you went camping and … Continue reading

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Climate Disruption Part 2 – 11 Months with Record Warm for our Globe

It’s not my language and it’s not an anomaly.  This is the headline that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has put out on their website on April 19th 2016. Here is their article verbatim: At the risk of sounding … Continue reading

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Native American Weather Proverbs

Native Americans have a innate bond with the land and the environment! Indigenous peoples of North American are said to have been in the southwest (New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado) for at least 10,000 years. Historians, Archeologists and Anthropologists can argue … Continue reading

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The Oceans, The Fish, The Plastic

Trying to combine Oceans, Fish and Plastic will be hard to do. I do like to fish, and I do like to fish in the Ocean!  and I do use Plastic products! (It’s hard not to!) After a recent trip … Continue reading

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The Super Moon Strikes Again!

Last night’s full moon, August 10,2014, was the second in a series of three full super moons. Another super moon will occur on September 9, 2014.  The August 10th one was considered the brightest however as the distance from the … Continue reading

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Water, Water, Everywhere…But Here!

Certain parts of the United States have had an extremely wet winter and spring. The upper mid-west had snowstorm after snowstorm, Pensacola, Florida had 19 inches of rain in one day! But forget about rain in California and the Southwest. … Continue reading

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Petrichor-The Monsoon is Here!

There is a Word Desert Denizens Need to Know…Petrichor. It’s been a long hot Spring! Now finally the Monsoon has arrived. With the clouds come lightning and thunder…and the oh so welcome RAIN. And RAIN And more RAIN! And then … Continue reading

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The Giant Saguaro, King of the Desert!

It’s That Time of Year Again, the Saguaros are Blooming! The Saguaro bloom is the official State Flower of Arizona! Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as the Giant Saguaro is the sentinel of the desert.  It reigns tall over all other … Continue reading

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