Polynesia

Poster Polynesia is a subregion of Oceania, made up of over 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/7xRzSNsUpw5rvhbY6 Wikipedia Polynesia Tapu Planeta.com Pacific Ocean Islands

Aral Sea

Photo: NASA GSFC, Diminishing Sea The Aral Sea was an endorheic lake lying between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/XtdoohyiBLKXT4kq7 NASA Earth Observatory: The Aral Sea is considered a freshwater lake, but is becoming increasingly saltier as water from the lake is diverted to irrigate crops. The Moderate Imaging spectroradiometers (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra and …

Latin American Sea Turtles

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: Latin American Sea Turtles – latinamericanseaturtles.com – developing Sea Turtle Conservation Projects on the Caribbean and Pacific coast of Costa Rica (Pacuare and Osa) Key Links latinamericanseaturtles.com Facebook https://www.flickr.com/photos/seaturtles @WIDECAST1 Embedded Tweets Due to the amount of comments that we have received about our Aternative Spring Break post, we have …

Water Links

Photo Links related to water presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Worrisome nonstick chemicals are common in U.S. drinking water, federal study suggests – Science Magazine Wikipedia Water Tonic water Events World Wetlands Day World Water Day World Oceans Day Places Al-Ahsa Oasis Planeta.com Water Water Polo Flood Drought Monsoon Day Zero in Cape Town, …

Ohio River

Photo: Mike, Marietta, Ohio Wikipedia: The Ohio River is a 981-mile (1,579 km) long river in the United States. It is located in the midwestern United States, flowing southwesterly from western Pennsylvania south of Lake Erie to its mouth on the Mississippi River at the southern tip of Illinois. It is the third largest river …

Rivers

Photo River = a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another such stream Planeta.com features rivers around the world, with place-based guides and by embedding watery info onto city pages: Rivers Amazon Colorado River Columbia River Ganges Mekong River Mississippi River Nile North Platte River Rhein …

Niagara Falls

Photo: Ken Lund, Maid of the Mist Wikipedia: Niagara Falls is three waterfalls that straddle the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the US state of New York. They form the southern end of the Niagara Gorge. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/3rsJFXGAovt9Y8Yw6 Elsewhere on the Web niagarafallsusa.com niagarafallstourism.com niagarafallsupclose.com niagara-power-vista Photos Artwork Wikipedia Niagara …

Usumacinta River

Photo: Guillén Pérez, Navegando Background The Usumacinta River is the largest river in Mesoamerica (seventh-largest in the world) and is shared by Mexico and Guatemala. It has a basin of 106,000 square kilometers (65,720 square miles) and every year it empties 59 billion cubic meters of water into the Gulf of Mexico. The river drains …

Indian Ocean Dipole

Buzzwords Wikipedia: The Indian Ocean Dipole, also known as the Indian Niño, is an irregular oscillation of sea-surface temperatures in which the western Indian Ocean becomes alternately warmer and then colder than the eastern part of the ocean. Recommended Listening Inside Science (January 9, 2020) – BBC Elsewhere on the Web Indian Ocean causes Big …