The partial shutdown of the US gov. which affected 25% of its workforce has now reached 32 days old. It went on so long because they cant compromise on if they want to fund the wall or not. they have already made a offer but there are opinions on that. It seems the end is no where in sight.
Gazers around the world were treated to a rare sight called the super blood wolf moon solar eclipse. Lunar eclipses can only happen when a full moon is on the opposite side of the earth from the sun. The sunlight passing through our atmosphere gives the moon the red tint.
Theres a project going on funded by a federal disaster and relief grant and a landscape architecture furl, trying to save part of new York cities coastline. A major component of the project is the oysters. They are engineers in the harbor. They help create reefs, filter water, reduce impact of storms, and more. Rebuilding an entire ecosystem will take time needing help from the people.