Eventorum – Whither the Whales?

Image: a North Atlantic Right Whale with her calf. See: “New Research Helps Explain a Sudden Population Crash for Rare Whales”, in the NY Times, By Catrin Einhorn, Sept. 1, 2021 (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/01/climate/whales.html)

Right whales, wrong time. Human activities are leading to the demise of these majestic beings. Only 356 individual Northern Right Whales are thought to remain. Global warming (which affects their food supply and reproduction rates), ship strikes, and entanglements in fishing gear are the primary culprits. Every choice we make, every single day has impacts and implications that range far beyond what is immediately evident.

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Eventorum – Making a Difference, on Two Wheels

In the U.S., today is “Bike to Work Day.”  For the Dutch, every day is bike to work day!  Check out this video “Dutch people cycle so much it’s equivalent to planting 54 million trees a year,” and this story “These are the world’s best cities to be a cyclist,” both from the World Economic Forum.

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