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World Water Day: Droughts Across the Globe
Offbeat  (tags: Weather, Water, US, Australia, Pakistan, Kenya. World Water Day )

Ray
- 401 days ago - bbc.co.uk
People around the world will be encouraged to turn their taps off this Saturday to mark World water day. Four BBC correspondents explain the lack of water in their areas - in the US, Australia, Pakistan and Kenya.
Origin of Groundhog Day
Offbeat  (tags: Groundhog Day, Candlemas Day, Imbolc, weather divination, weather, pagan celebrations, holidays, feast days )

Beatrice
- 440 days ago - landscaping.about.com
In its earliest incarnation, Groundhog Day was Imbolc, a pagan celebration associated with fertility and weather divination.The second holiday deriving from Imbolc was Candlemas Day and was celebrated on February 2 (Groundhog Day). Candlemas was the feast
Spectacular Photographs Show the Moment Niagara Falls FROZE in Polar Vortex
Offbeat  (tags: environment, weather, Niagara Falls, Freeze, VIDEO )

Beatrice
- 469 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The record-breaking chill across the U.S. and Canada was so frigid it literally stopped Niagara Falls in its tracks Tuesday was a day of record-setting cold in Niagara, with the mercury bottoming out at a chilling -2F. Combined with the wind chills,
Weird 'Ice Boulders' Wash Up on Lake Michigan - Info & Video
Offbeat  (tags: water, weather, bizarre, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, unusual )

Caree
- 470 days ago - news.msn.com
So-called "ice boulders" are washing up on the shores of Lake Michigan. Here's how scientists say they're created. They came on the tides by the hundreds - big, spherical clods of ice whose dirty-brown exteriors made them look like a platoon of Tribbles.
Polar Vortex Over US Brings Abnormally Mild Weather to Scandinavia
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, weather, wildlife )

Cher
- 470 days ago - theguardian.com
Weather system disrupts flora and fauna in Nordic countries, with bears reportedly emerging from hibernation
Snapshots From 2013 - By Forecast the Facts
Offbeat  (tags: Facts, Forecast the Facts, 2013, campaign successes, politics, weather, government, environment, society )

Angelika
- 481 days ago - act.forecastthefacts.org
Here are just a few snapshots from some of our campaigns this year. If you like, please share!
All Creatures Great & Small. Hillside Christmas Appeal
Offbeat  (tags: sanctuary, saved, appeal, donations, christmas, wildanimals, protection, weather, food, pictures )

Borg
- 487 days ago - us2.campaign-archive2.com
Although we were unable to save the lives of pet cows Lloyd and Leila, We were so pleased to be able to help Jezebel, Maisie and Buttercup who are still in good health and so very full of life.
PHOTOS: 'River of Fog' Fills Grand Canyon in Once-in-a-Decade Phenomenon
Offbeat  (tags: nature, weather, water, unusual, interesting )

JL
- 507 days ago - daily.bhaskar.com
On Saturday, a rare geographical phenomenon further added to the beauty and allure of the canyon. The Canyon's famous Georges were filled with 'river of fog'.
Celebrity Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil 'Indicted' for Poor Weather Forecast - Video
Offbeat  (tags: ground hog Phil, prediction, winter, weather, interesting, funny )

Giana
- 762 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Phil predicted an early end to winter when he didn't see his shadow after emerging from his lair in western Pennsylvania on February 2.
Video:Pipe Delivers a Beach, Long Distance, to South La.
Offbeat  (tags: Sustainabililty, water, weather, protection, oceans, nature, habitat, environment, ecosystems, conservation, interesting, goodnews, unusual )

JL
- 791 days ago - fox8live.com
In a remote spot where land meets sea, workers have reclaimed a little territory. On Scofield Island, west of the Mississippi River's mouth, the newest part of Louisiana pours out of a pipe.
A Quick, Awesome Must-Read on Climate Change
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, globalwarming, globalwarming, greenhousegases, pollution, politics, world, weather, government, arts, culture, environment, ethics, society, safety, protection )

JL
- 818 days ago - motherjones.com
Penned by Kerry Emanuel, an atmospheric sciences professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, this latest edition of What We Know About Climate Change is the most comprehensive, readable, BS-free rundown on the topic that you're likely to find
Video: The Quintessentially British Response To Everyone Who Denies Global Warming Because It's Raining
Offbeat  (tags: climate, climate-change, weather, globalwarming, globalwarming, climatechange, science, world, europe, funny, culture, ethics, humor, off-beat, performance, arts )

JL
- 871 days ago - upworthy.com
I was almost happier before I realized this video was a joke, when I thought England was actually penalizing these people. But even as a fake PSA, it's still so spot on, eh?
Photos: Sandy Uproots Tree, Skeletal Bones in Ancient Connecticut Cemetery
Offbeat  (tags: weather, interesting, odd, news, pictures, unusual, photos, humans, environment, bizarre, world, Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Sandy )

Johnny
- 903 days ago - examiner.com
A large tree uprooted and toppled by Superstorm Sandy's strong winds, unearthed two sets of skeletal remains in an ancient Connecticut cemetery, officials say.
 

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