Tag: Long Island Sound

Putting the Pieces Back Together Post-Sandy: Connecticut Coastal Communities Ponder the Future

Written by | November 26th, 2012

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Our director of science spends an emotional day connecting with coastal communities in Connecticut.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 14

Written by | August 14th, 2012

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Reading today’s green news is much easier than catching a 164-lb python.

  1. Fukushima caused mutant butterflies. (Wall Street Journal)
  2. An unexpectedly warm Long Island Sound shuts down a coastal reactor. (Green)
  3. Invasvie species, like this 17-foot Burmese python, are thriving in the Everglades. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. A bug specialist spots a new species — on Flickr! (CNET)
  5. Audio experiences of youth crickets affect their adult personalities. (BBC Nature)

Picturing the Effects of Sea-Level Rise in Connecticut

Written by | February 17th, 2012

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The Conservancy’s Coastal Resilience tool inspires action to protect Connecticut’s shorelines from rising sea-level and future storms.

Running for Nature

Written by | October 7th, 2011

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You need motivation to run a marathon. Chris Clapp’s motivation for the 2011 ING New York City Marathon is unique. He’s running for a place.

Isn’t It Time We Gave Back to Our Oceans?

Written by | June 7th, 2011

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Kevin Essington looks at a new bill that would create a National Endowment for the Oceans. He tells why it’s vitally important and where we’d find $1 billion a year.

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