Tag Archives: water literacy

A forest of trees is essentially a lake above the ground

Ross Mars writes: “What we call climate, the daily and seasonal changes in temperature, rainfall and so on, is influenced by the water cycle, and the importance of trees, in providing water to the atmosphere through transpiration and evaporation of … Continue reading

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LATE at the Museum

Looks great: LATE: Of Gods and Men, SMART Talk series, 2013 http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/whats-on/series/late I missed most of them, but hopefully Radio NZ National will pick them up again: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/smarttalk. I especially would have liked to attend: LATE: Tangaroa – Our Oceans THURSDAY, … Continue reading

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Changes – Dale Tunnicliffe

Again, with Dale Tunnicliffe and early science… she points out: “Things in our world change. The amount of light we have changes, from a lot during the day when the sun shines, to there being hardly any at night, when … Continue reading

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‘Ten things we need to know about ice and snow’

There was a great article on the global importance of ice in Nature earlier this year that I only just stumbled across today…  According to Thorsten Bartels-Rausch: “Ice is central to climate, geology and life. Understanding the behaviour is essential for predicting … Continue reading

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The right to water and water literacy

I just watched the movie Flow: for love of water (Director Irena Salina), which has some pretty powerful statistics and stories in it… I’ll definitely avoid bottled water now! And, if you were ambivalent about our government’s discussion about water … Continue reading

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