Posts by Regina Sienra

Regina Sienra

Regina Sienra is a Staff Writer at My Modern Met. Based in Mexico City, Mexico, she holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications with specialization in Journalism from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She has 10+ years’ experience in Digital Media, writing for outlets in both English and Spanish. Her love for the creative arts—especially music and film—drives her forward every day.

October 3, 2023

Over 100 Dolphins Are Found Dead in the Amazon River Amid a Historic Drought

More than 100 dolphins were found dead in the Amazon River over the last week amid a severe drought and record-high water temperatures. The conditions in which the animals were found have ignited fears that the rising global temperatures may be passing the tolerance threshold for vulnerable species. The animal carcasses appeared at Lake Tefé, tributary of the Amazon River, alongside thousands of dead fish.

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October 2, 2023

The Sphere Just Held It’s First Live Show and the Visuals Inside Are Mind-Blowing

After debuting some mesmerizing installations and lighting up the Las Vegas skyline, The Sphere finally held its first indoor live show. U2 took the stage with their Achtung Baby Live concert and, if you were already excited by the exterior of the Sphere in action, just wait until you see how it looks inside. Concertgoers shared clips from the U2 show, featuring some hypnotic visuals.

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September 30, 2023

Tense Video Captures the Moment a Silverback Gorilla Pounds His Chest in Front of Wildlife Photographer

In the world of wildlife photography, getting the perfect shot comes with a lot of work and sacrifice. Sometimes it requires spending hours on end waiting for an animal to appear or passing the time until the weather clears up. For one photographer, her patience was rewarded with a unique chance to see a silverback gorilla hitting its chest up close in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park—a moment that was both thrilling and tense.

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September 28, 2023

Upcoming Northern Lights Will Be Most Intense in Years and Can Be Seen From More Places

The Northern Lights are one of the most fascinating phenomena of the natural world. Typically, the best chances to see it are from very remote Arctic locations during the coldest months of the year; however, soon it may become easier to catch a glimpse of the aurora borealis. Sunspot observations, a key predictor for the likelihood of seeing the Northern Lights, have increased since the end of last year, and could continue to grow.

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