Category: Shellfish Restoration

Boots in the Water: Moving Forward in the Gulf

Written by | August 30th, 2010

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Conservancy projects interrupted by the spill are starting up again—take a tour of what’s happening and find out what’s next from our Gulf Coast program director Cindy Brown.

The Gulf Oil Spill: The Story’s Not Over

Written by | August 13th, 2010

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The wellhead might be capped, but don’t be fooled — the response to the Gulf oil spill is just beginning, says Conservancy scientist Jonathan Hoekstra.

Bringing the Gulf Back to Full Health

Written by | August 13th, 2010

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How can we take restoration in the Gulf beyond a “business-as-usual” approach? The Conservancy’s president and CEO Mark Tercek explains.

Gulf Health Report: A Lesson in Resilience

Written by | July 26th, 2010

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What would an ER nurse have to say about the Gulf oil spill? Underlying health issues exacerbate the impacts of the spill, but nature is resilient, says Conservancy writer Cara Byington.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 26

Written by | July 26th, 2010

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We’ve got a case of the cool green Mondays:

  1. Check out this fabulous op-ed on the Gulf of Mexico, co-authored by Mike Beck, our very own marine scientist. (New York Times)
  2. The New Republic‘s Bradford Plumer ponders the “what ifs” that could’ve maybe– or maybe not at all– saved climate legislation. (The Vine)
  3. Researchers have rediscovered an endangered otter in Borneo. (Mongabay)
  4. Water shortages threaten development in China. (YaleE360)
  5. Okay, we’re still mourning the Senate bill, but what’s next for climate and energy? (Dot Earth)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 24

Written by | June 24th, 2010

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Step right up for the top 5 coolest, greenest links around:

  1. If you’ve already conquered the 100-mile diet, now try the 150-mile wardrobe. (Treehugger)
  2. Monsanto versus alfalfa farmers – who won? (Grist)
  3. Concord, MA: home to Walden Pond and the country’s first ban on the sale of bottled water. (The New York Times)
  4. The departing UN chief climate negotiator says he’s still optimistic. (Yale Environment 360)
  5. Will removing a ban on commercial fishing spell doomsday for abalone in South Africa? (Extinction Countdown)

Gulf Oil Spill: Building the Ark of Recovery

Written by | June 21st, 2010

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We could end this decade with richer natural systems in the Gulf of Mexico than we began it — if we act now to kick-start the recovery of life, says the Conservancy’s Bill Finch.

Conservancy’s Laura Huffman on the Gulf Oil Spill and What’s Next

Written by | June 7th, 2010

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What’s next for the Gulf? The Nature Conservancy’s Laura Huffman says Texas Gulf restoration projects can lead the way.

Collecting Data Before the Oil Spill Hits Shores

Written by | May 21st, 2010

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Before the oil spill hits Gulf Coast shorelines hard, there’s scientific data to be collected on coastal ecosystems. Conservancy scientist Bryan Piazza tells us why that’s crucial to any restoration efforts.

Alabama Gulf: Having Great Data, Making Hard Choices

Written by | May 8th, 2010

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Get the latest from Alabama’s Gulf Coast on preparations for the oil spill — and find out why the Conservancy’s oyster reef projects could be key to habitat restoration after oil spills.

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