August 2020’s extreme weather in the US

“ August 2020 has been a devastating month across large swaths of the United States: As powerful Hurricane Laura barreled into the U.S. Gulf Coast on August 27, fires continued to blaze in California. Meanwhile, farmers are still assessing widespread damage to crops in the Midwest following an Aug. 10 “derecho,” a sudden, hurricane-force windstorm.Continue reading “August 2020’s extreme weather in the US”

Death of a Pregnant Elephant in Palakkad – some thoughts

Let me take anticipatory bail by submitting that I am not an expert on forests or wildlife. I am writing this based only on the limited knowledge I have, which a lot of people seem to lack. So, if there is any mistake here, I request readers to correct me. The report of a pregnantContinue reading “Death of a Pregnant Elephant in Palakkad – some thoughts”