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1\ Serious question time: Remember the last time we had a cold war and there were HUGE #nuclearban rallies? Things like @Greenpeace got started. We are in a pandemic. Where are the anti-proliferation rallies for #bioweapons? Image
2\ For that matter where are the campaigning groups pushing back against #climate hostile #geoengineering practices like atmospheric seeding? theguardian.com/world/2021/dec…
3\ Where is the pushback against plans to seed Earth's orbit with thousands of vision and sensor blocking #SpaceX #Starlink satellites, which will eventually become #spacejunk? scientificamerican.com/article/spacex…
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 12/02/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/12/02/dai…
Crabs, octopus and lobsters feel pain, study says. They will be recognized as 'sentient beings'

usatoday.com/story/news/wor…

#DecapodCrustaceans #CephalopodMollusks #SentientBeings #CentralNervousSystem #PainDetection #ResearchStudy
The role of urban trees in reducing land surface temperatures in European cities

nature.com/articles/s4146…

#UrbanTrees #UrbanHeat #LandSurfaceTemperatures #HeatMitigation #DataAnalysis
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 05/12/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/05/12/dai…
GOP State Lawmaker Slammed For Saying 3/5 Compromise Aimed To End Slavery

huffpost.com/entry/tennesse…

#PartisanPolitics #SystemicRacism #institutionalSlavery #RevisionistHistory
Educated man says he’d rather die than risk dying from AstraZeneca vaccine

thebeaverton.com/2021/04/educat…

#humor #vaccines #COVID19 #CriticalThinking
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The Chinese Long March 5b rocket stage will re-enter Earth's atmosphere soon. It's part of China's second generation family of rockets. britannica.com/technology/Cha…
The Long March rocket family is named after the 1934 retreat of the Communist Red Army in the Chinese civil war. It was a significant event in Mao Zedong's rise to power. #LongMarch5 #spacejunk en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_March
The early Long March rockets were based on Intercontinental Ballistic Missile design. China's first satellite, Dong Fang Hong 1, was launched by a Long March 1 rocket in 1970. astronautix.com/c/changzheng1.… #LongMarch5B #spacejunk
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 04/22/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/04/22/dai…
Opinion | Set Up Branches of Elite Colleges to Expand Access

nytimes.com/2021/04/15/opi…

#HigherEducation #accessibility #OpEd #BranchCampuses
Vartan Gregorian, Savior of the New York Public Library, Dies at 87

nytimes.com/2021/04/16/nyr…

#obituary #PublicLibrary #scholarship #leadership #service
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Widespread reports of a #meteor or #space junk re-entering the atmosphere in the Pacific Northwest (#WA #OR #Seattle), so checked GOES-West and there *is* an interesting cloud that appeared recently. (upper left of this image)
Here's the GOES image of that spot.
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🚀🟥⏯️Watch the #REPLAY of the captivating interview of the archaeologist of #space Alice Gorman @drspacejunk by @TiphineLucas, that addresses #spacejunk, #colonialism and #aboriginal & #indigenouspeople issues⬇️1/🧵
#ecoleanthropocene2021 @EcoleUrbaine
2/🌏#Earth is surrounded by a constellation of tens of thousands of #satellites in orbit, but also of billions of #spacejunk of more or less large size, fragments coming from rockets or satellites, travelling at a very high speed: important risks of #collision.
3/💥#Kessler syndrome: we are rapidly moving towards a tipping point where the volume of space debris in low orbit is such that collisions are frequent, generate other debris and exponentially increase the probability of collisions.
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