Written by Lynn Scarlett | May 5th, 2014
The potential risk-reducing benefits of nature’s assets are not hypothetical. Salt marsh vegetation, oyster reefs and corals have a significant positive effect on wave attenuation and shoreline stabilization. Yet there is no one-size-fits-all approach to harnessing nature’s value.
Written by Ian Shive | October 23rd, 2013
Conservation photographer Ian Shive travels to Palau and takes us underwater and in the air — and reveals what it’s like to photograph this magical and irreplaceable world.
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 21st, 2013
Another mysterious fish washes ashore in today’s green news.
- How many tree species do you think reside in the Amazon? A new report estimates just how diverse the rainforest is. (Pentagon Post)
- Another rare oarfish has washed ashore in California, and scientists are stumped as to why. (Reuters)
- This report has us wondering what our oceans are going to look like by 2100. (Environment News Service)
- The end of an oil era is 2070, says a major oil company. (MNN)
- Giant Asian tiger shrimp — we’re talking the length of a forearm — have invaded U.S. waters. (TreeHugger)
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 7th, 2013
Written by Maxene Atis | August 29th, 2013
Once known as the Pearl of the Antilles, Haiti celebrates its first marine protected area, opening a new chapter for a country after many years of degradation.
Written by Andrew Benson | July 26th, 2013
Happy Friday! I don’t know about you, but my favorite part of the morning is sipping on coffee and reading green news stories of the day! Grab a cup of joe and check these out!
- There’s no place like home! After years of improper captivity, this dolphin found its way back home after being released back into the ocean! (HuffPo)
- The week that has mesmerized and even terrified viewers is almost here! Meet the man legend behind shark week! (MNN)
- Remember that old phone in the junk cabinet that you can’t bring yourself to throw away? Why not recycle it! (TreeHugger)
- If only utopias really did exist… Oh wait… (TreeHugger)
- Fill in the blank: The best place for solar power is _______________. I bet you didn’t guess New Jersey! (MNN)
Written by Megan Sheehan | July 22nd, 2013
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | July 16th, 2013
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | July 2nd, 2013
Written by Tom McCann | June 3rd, 2013
See how The Nature Conservancy is putting science in action to restore coastal habitat, adding natural defenses to storms and helping give coastal economies a boost.