Newsletter No. 43
Discover the Earth from a cosmic perspective
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The soil is noisy! Scientists have trained their ears to the ground and discovered a cacophony of unexpected sounds. Some of it seems unintentional, like the footsteps of an elephant which travel for miles. Others are embedded with meaning, like territorial grubs that warn rivals to stay away. 🔗 Link
Bald Eagles are getting poisoned by bullets left behind in animal carcasses from hunters and ranchers… at an alarming rate. Half of the eagles tested across the US had chronic, toxic levels of lead in their blood. One solution is to switch to copper bullets. 🔗 Link
Imam Mosque, Isfahan, Iran
Posted by discover_earth
Tripod fish live between 878 to 4,720 m (2,881 to 15,486 ft) deep in the Abyssal Plain. They possess both male and female reproductive organs and will mate if two meet, if not then they self fertilize the eggs.
Posted by IamPotato14
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Gorgeous shot of a weevil (wattle pig maybe) taken by Mark Griffin, uploaded in an amateur entomology group I’m in
Posted by odweaven 🌱
One day, your skull will be as empty as a conch shell on a fence post, full of wind and gentle quiet.
Today, it’s a cauldron of ghosts. Flesh and electricity. Water and memory. A machine that makes reality.
Now. Here. Your skull is the garden where fact flowers into meaning.
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