Tag: marine sanctuary

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 31

Written by | January 31st, 2013

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Where can you find green news on animal smuggling, a questionable sea turtle farm and detergent carcinogens? Why, in your Cool Green Morning, of course.

  1. Procter & Gamble agrees to remove a carcinogen in one of its detergents, after green moms organize a petition. (MNN)
  2. The only sea turtle farm in the world is under scrutiny by an animal-welfare group for unsanitary conditions. (Bloomberg)
  3. Six bizarre animal smuggling busts — you won’t believe the lengths that some people will go to… (National Geographic)
  4. A US Navy Minesweeper has run aground on a protected marine sanctuary, and now will be dismantled to reduce damage. (The Guardian)
  5. The World Resources Institute has created a one-stop shop for global water worries. (Green)

Science Journey to Loreto, Mexico: Sustainable Fishing, Part 3

Written by | January 2nd, 2013

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Storm’s a coming! Scientist Sheila Walsh encounters heavy rain, wind & clouds while doing research in the Gulf of California. Can healthy ecosystems help fisheries be more resilient to strong climate events?

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 21

Written by | December 21st, 2012

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While we wait for the world to come to an apocalyptic end, read some cool green news.

  1. Details revealed about California meteorite, thanks to crowdsourcing. (Huffington Post)
  2. Want to eat sustainably? Then eat bugs — mealworms, in fact. (NPR)
  3. Obama doubles size of California marine sanctuary, adorable otters rejoice. (Grist)
  4. Breathing a sign of relief: Hong Kong bans high-polluting vehicles. (Businessweek)
  5. Bye bye batteries. Hello peel and stick solar panels. (CleanTechnica)

Science Journey to Loreto, Mexico: Sustainable Fishing, Part 2

Written by | December 17th, 2012

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Overfishing is a huge problem around the globe, but there are solutions. Scientist Sheila Walsh explores one method that seems to be working in the Gulf of California: local ownership of marine resources.

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.

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