What If You Couldn’t Move?

How would you deal with weather if you couldn’t move? Imagine being stuck in the desert or an arctic region, not exactly the easiest weather in which to survive. Even close to home we experience weather that can be harsh and requires us to escape. The natural world can teach us a thing or two about weather survival.

We also start diving into solar eclipse viewing prep and why it is too early to determine if the weather might impact your plans.

Here are some links to dig further into topics from this episode:

  • The Plants of Antarctica
    • https://oceanwide-expeditions.com/blog/the-plants-of-antarctica
  • Australia town consumed by ‘hairy panic’
    • http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-35600546
  • 10 Things You Should Know About Spanish Moss
    • http://mentalfloss.com/article/67807/10-things-you-should-know-about-spanish-moss
  • Nighttime plant growth – pumpkin example
    • http://plantsinmotion.bio.indiana.edu/plantmotion/movements/leafmovements/pumpkingrowth/pumpkin.html
  • Protecting your eyes during the eclipse
    • Eclipse Eyeglass Safety (NASA)
      • https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety
    • Reputable Vendors of Solar Filters & Viewers (American Astronomical Society)
      • https://eclipse.aas.org/resources/solar-filters

And now for the episode …