The Practice of Birding – How to definitively distinguish if it is a bird or a plane

Originally posted on Ecologicanada:
By Alexis Newman Seymour – A kind pigeon This is Seymour – A frequent and friendly visitor of the Québec-Labrador Foundation’s (QLF) Montréal Office. Seymour is one of the many birds that I had the delight of viewing this summer thanks to my Communications and Conservation Internship at QLF. The foundation supports community-based approaches to conservation education, promoting the sustainable development… Continue reading The Practice of Birding – How to definitively distinguish if it is a bird or a plane

A Brief Air Circulation Explanation

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By Alexis Newman The circulation of air throughout our planet is often perceived as a fascinating, yet complex phenomenon. Air circulates within the troposphere layer of the atmosphere, where its motion is driven by imbalances in temperature and by forces in pressure gradients. The distribution of such circulation differs according to three cells that divide the Earth’s northern and southern hemispheres:… Continue reading A Brief Air Circulation Explanation