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Dillon Nature Center, Hutchinson, KS, Oct. 14, 2021
From The Guardian, Oct. 19, 2021
"The enormous, unprecedented pain and turmoil caused by the climate crisis is often discussed alongside what can seem like surprisingly small temperature increases – 1.5C or 2C hotter than it was in the era just before the car replaced the horse and cart.
These temperature thresholds will again be the focus of upcoming UN climate talks at the COP26 summit in Scotland as countries variously dawdle or scramble to avert climate catastrophe. But the single digit numbers obscure huge ramifications at stake. “We have built a civilization based on a world that doesn’t exist anymore,” as Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist at Texas Tech University and chief scientist at the Nature Conservancy, puts it.”
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Kuterevo, Croatia, Bear Sanctuary
The main attraction in Kuterevo is a bear sanctuary which has been in operation since 2002. On a recent visit to Croatia, I stopped at the volunteer run refuge for bears that are unable to return to the wild.