Ah, to be somewhere in the countryside with a panoramic view of the skies, and then to watch a lightning storm — the sight, the smell and the sound, peppered with microseconds of blinding illumination which you can never predict.
August 24 – 30 has been nominated as the fifth annual Enviroweek. It’s a country-wide educational event that schools can choose to participate in, and it’s geared towards teaching children everyday actions that make living more sustainable and nature friendly.
We, the inhabitants of Earth, are living in rather cushy weather conditions. But elsewhere in the solar system storms are ravaging the gas giants.
The Age of Discovery is most certainly not over, as far as new species are concerned.