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Jim Carver
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We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender. --Winston Churchill
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The Texas Animal Health Commission(TAHC) was notified by The United States Department of Agriculture(USDA) of the confirmed presence of New World screwworm in a stray dog that was found in Homestead, Florida. This is the first time screwworms have been found on Florida’s mainland in decades.
The screwworm eradication program has been underway in Florida since October 2016. The USDA, Florida Department of Agriculture and partnering agencies will continue to modify the eradication program as needed in order to eradicate the New World screwworm. 
To learn more information regarding the detection dates and locations of the New World screwworm in Florida, please visit http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Animal-Industry/Consumer-Resources/Reportable-Animal-Diseases/New-World-Screwworm/New-World-Screwworm-Detection-Information
New World screwworms are fly larvae (maggots) that can infest livestock and other warm-blooded animals, including people. Screwworms can enter wounds as well as body orifices, and feed on living tissue in that area. If untreated, screwworm infestations can be fatal.
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A very revolting development.
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This feature is known as an Atmospherics River (AR) and promises to bring much needed moisture into the worst areas of drought-stricken California.
Unfortunately there will be flooding as well. 
Two storms carried by a powerful Pacific jet stream will play havoc with the lives of millions of Americans during the first full weekend of 2017. We can expect some of the heaviest wind-whipped rain and snow in years to strike parts of central California this weekend. In the Southeast, a significant belt of snow and/or ice will stretch from Atlanta to Norfolk, accompanied by high winds and bitter cold.
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As you guys may know I'm not a big fan of Neil, but in this one I can like him. It's pretty interesting and I like the fact that Joe Rogan can interrupt him better than he does everyone else! Haha!
It's pretty long so you may want to push it over to the Roku or whatever and watch it on TV. That's what I did.
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He definitely lacks an ability to hear social cues. I have other friends like that. They talk and talk, interrupting and talking over their peers. Even so, a brilliant mind.
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That's really neat +Heidi Henderson , nice synopsis of the area.
I love the term tectonostratiphic. Can we use that everyday?
 
The Queen Charlotte Islands form part of Wrangellia, an exotic tectonostratiphic terrane, that includes parts of western British Columbia, Vancouver Island and Alaska. Today, the mist-shrouded archipelago of Haida Gwaii is separated from the British Columbia mainland by Hecate Strait, a 40-mile wide channel of tempestuous water.

Haida oral tradition tells of a time when the strait was mostly dry, dotted here and there with lakes. And indeed, during the last ice age, glaciers locked up so much water that the sea level was hundreds of feet lower than it is today. Soil samples from the sea floor of Hecate Strait contain wood, pollen, and other terrestrial plant materials that tell of a tundra-like environment. Whether or not the strait was ever completely dry during these times, it seems that it did at least contain a series of stepping-stone islands and bridges that remained free of ice.

The highest peaks are often bare of vegetation and snow-covered during most of the year, but back in the time of the glaciers, these same local mountains were the birthplace of advancing ice. Precipitation and a significant drop in temperature gave rise to the Queen Charlottes ice-sheet, a thick mass of flowing ice that ran tandem with the Cordilleran sheet in the Hecate Lowlands.


#explorebc   #explorecanada   #britishcolumbia  
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Haha! Well, we can try to work it in wherever possible. :)
I actually thought that you had misspelled it, but no, you had it right.
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Kiss my ass google, and if there are any more gay pricks like you at home...fuck them too.
Cuz to tell ya the truth...I don't give a flyin' fuck.
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The Justice Department inspector general’s office said Thursday it would open an investigation into the decision in October by James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director, to inform Congress about a new review in the Hillary Clinton email investigation — a move Mrs. Clinton has said cost her the election. --New York Times
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I hadn't studied this in a while and I remembered most of it when reminded but this docu puts the story together in one neat package.
Just amazing what those guys put themselves through. I don't think Peary or Cook actually got to the geographical North Pole, but it was the Guilded Age and ego was everything. They certainly suffered more than any other explorers in recorded history, save for possibly mountain feats.
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I keep forgetting to read Perry's Alone, where he overwinters in Antarctica. 
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I got to buy beer at the local grocery store this weekend. That's the first time this has happened since Prohibition. I wasn't really in the market for beer, but since it was there and I didn't have to drive 30 miles, I bought some.
I guess they can sell wine too, but not liquor. That's okay, I don't drink liquor, but I do use it in extracts and tinctures sometimes.
It was kind of funny because I'm not used to seeing it in my local store.
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Yeah, my idea of a vacation is going to an old cabin and doing some 18th century cooking.
But my strategy on gambling is hit /and/or walk away. These clowns that sit there and gamble all day I can't understand. The fools would have a better chance on the horses or the stock market...at least there you have a fighting chance, assuming you have a brain cell.
But nah, I might go for a few days, but I like Nature's lighting better. I might be tired after a camping trip, but at least I don't have to go to detox when it's over. ;O
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It won't cause sea level to rise much since it is mostly floating already, but it will allow more land ice to calve as the buttress will be gone and that will cause sea levels to rise. The floating sheet will be massive, approximately the size of Delaware.
If the rift gets long enough, Antarctica will lose a chunk of ice the size of Delaware.
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Misread. True that. Penguins galore!
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The top weather story of 2016: Earth had its warmest year on record (again!) While the final numbers are not officially tabulated, 2016 appears certain to be the warmest year in every major dataset scientists use to track global warmth. The previous warmest year on record for Earth’s surface was set in 2015, which in turn broke the record set in 2014. The 3-year string of warmest years on record is the first time such an event has happened since record keeping began in 1880. One official record has already been announced: Earth’s warmest year in the 38-year satellite-measured lower atmosphere temperature record was 2016, beating a record had stood since 1998, according to the University of Alabama-Huntsville (UAH.)
The top weather story of 2016: Earth had its warmest year on record (again!). In second place: Air Pollution in 2016 Likely Killed Over 5 Million and Cost Over $5 Trillion Globally
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+Trey Collier Not misleading at all since it's actually the warmest year since before the Ice Age and likely the warmest year in the last 600,000.
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Environmental Education
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Critical thinking, chemistry lab tech, electronics design, modeling, technical writing, mapping, building trades and design including carpentry, electrical and plumbing, innovative adaptation (uses junk well)
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asshole, son of a god damn bitch, know-it-all, smart alec
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Introduction
Jim attended The University of Colorado and majored in Geology, Geography and Environmental Studies, worked in Chemistry after college and had a fruit orchard in Western Colorado. He now has a computer business in Texas. Enjoys flying, the outdoors and gardening. He also has a son and three energetic grandchildren who like to drive him crazy.

That was an Intro for a news service in which I used to contribute. It was a good starting point at first.
These days, I think that I should write something a little more down to earth. While the above is true, it doesn't really convey much about my interests. I also wonder, is there anybody out there except me who reads this shit?

Maybe I'll just list what I think is important and get on with the day:
Agnostic, earth science, opinionated hippie not afraid to listen to both sides, but doesn't listen to any bullshit either. Enjoy sarcasim, reading, culinary, weather, domestic animals and holistic health. Environmentalist that hates nuclear power and greenpeace. Enjoys computers that only run Linux. Politically nuetral because I hate both parties equally. Liberal and conservative depending on the issue.
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Survived Texas Summer 2011
Education
  • University of Colorado
    Environmental Science
    Climate science Resource Utilization Botany Geology Physics Chemistry Mathematics
  • Southwest School of Electronics
    Electronics Technician
    Troubleshooting, circuit design and construction Basic principles of electricity
  • The University of Texas
    Geology
    Geology Botany Physics Mathematics The Drag
  • SWTSU
    Geography
    Physical geology and geography Meteorology Astronomy Physics Mathematics Communication
  • Austin Community College
    Open, 1986
    Technical English Computer Science Accounting Economics Mathematics
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