Tag: bottom trawling

Science Journey to Loreto, Mexico: Sustainable Fishing, Part 1

Written by | December 11th, 2012

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Scientist Sheila Walsh explores how marine species are doing in and around protected areas of the Gulf of California—and how local fishing practices might hold the answer to healthier ecosystems.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 2

Written by | February 2nd, 2010

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Six more weeks of winter, according to Punxsutawney Phil!? At least you have a daily dose of the best green news links online to keep you warm:

  1. Trees in Eastern forests are adapting to climate change by growing faster. (NY Times)
  2. The deadline for the Copenhagen Accord came… and went. See who submitted their plans. (The Vine)
  3. Orcas are making a comeback in the Northwest, with the help of 6 new babies. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. That idea to paint roofs white in order to reduce energy use? Not gonna work, says a new study. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. The blobfish — perhaps the world’s ugliest creature — faces extinction from bottom trawling. (Extinction Countdown)
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