Titanium

Titanium is a chemical element with symbol Ti and atomic number 22. It is a lustrous transition metal with a silver color, low density, and high strength. Titanium is resistant to corrosion in sea water, aqua regia, and chlorine. – Wikipedia Recommended Listening https://www.rnz.co.nz/programmes/elemental/story/2018717640/titanium-light-strong-and-quite-pretty Planeta Periodic Table

Submarine Canyon

Buzzwords Submarine canyon = Steep-sided valley cut into the seabed of the continental slope, sometimes extending well onto the continental shelf, having nearly vertical walls, and occasionally having canyon wall heights of up to 5 km, from canyon floor to canyon rim Wikipedia Submarine canyon Planeta.com Ocean

Pluto

Photo: NASA Marshall, Pluto (False Color) The distance between the Earth and the sun is an AU, or astronomical unit — the equivalent of about 93 million miles. Pluto is 34 AU away. Elsewhere on the Web http://pluto.jhuapl.edu http://www.planetary.org/blogs/guest-blogs/2016/0711-new-horizons-science-team-meeting.html http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/News-Center/PI-Perspectives.php?page=piPerspective_04_14_2016 https://blogs.nasa.gov/pluto/2015/12/24/pluto-through-a-stained-glass-window-a-movie-from-the-edge-of-our-solar-system – @Alex_Parker http://www.skyandtelescope.com/uncategorized/top-10-surprises-from-the-pluto-flyby/ http://www.sciencemag.org/content/350/6258/aad1815.full.pdf http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/pluto-results-in-science-101520155 https://blogs.nasa.gov/pluto/2015/10/05/plutos-small-moons-nix-and-hydra/ http://www.planetary.org/blogs/guest-blogs/2015/0611-telling-plutos-story.html http://www.nasa.gov/worldbook/pluto_worldbook.html http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/newhorizons/main/index.html http://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-lakdawalla/2014/04300900-iau-planet-definition.html http://radio.seti.org/blog/2014/09/big-picture-science-a-sudden-change-in-planets-alan-stern-new-horizons http://www.universetoday.com/117291/2015-nasas-year-of-the-dwarf-planet http://www.cnet.com/news/nasa-tool-lets-you-experience-earth-on-pluto-time http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/plutotime …

Allemansrätten

Buzzwords Allemansrätten = Freedom to Roam (Swedish) Key Links The Right of Public Access (‘Allemansrätt’), or Outdoor Access Rights gives you the right to roam the countryside in Sweden in perfect peace and quiet. When you are in Sweden you have the right to walk, cycle, ride, ski and camp on any land with the …

Biology

Photo Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution and taxonomy. Planeta.com January 25 is Biologists’ Day in México (Día del Biólogo) Science

Wilderness Notebook

Poster Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. – Gary Snyder In wildness is the preservation of the world. – Henry David Thoreau Wilderness is the state of complete awareness. – Gary Snyder, Turtle Island There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its …

The Nature of Cities

Twitter Avatar Who to follow on Twitter? @TNatureOfCities More about The Nature of Cities Quoting from About the Nature of Cities: The Nature of Cities is an international platform to share diverse, transformative ideas about cities as ecosystems of people, nature, and infrastructure. We are committed to the design and creation of better cities for all: cities …

International Mountain Day 2017

Photo This year’s theme is Mountains under Pressure: climate, hunger, migration. Almost one billion people live in mountain areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. Yet mountains are under threat from climate change, land degradation, over exploitation and natural disasters, with potentially far-reaching and devastating consequences, …

National Park Service Floats Fee Increase (2017)

Photo: Zion National Park Washington, DC – The National Park Service (NPS) is considering increases to fees at highly visited national parks during peak visitor seasons. The proposed new fee structure would be implemented at Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Denali, Glacier, Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Olympic, Sequoia and Kings Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Zion National Parks …