Tag: NOAA

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 6

Written by | July 6th, 2012

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It’s still way too hot so we’re pretty much hitting the beach for today’s news.

  1. It looks like dead coral reefs can come back to life. (NPR)
  2. The U.S. Navy admits to causing dolphins and whales “harm of staggering proportions.” (Discovery)
  3. Here’s a look at 10 threatened US coastlines and who’s fighting to protect them. (Mother Nature Network)
  4. NOAA has announced that it has no evidence that mermaids are real. Seriously. (LA Times)
  5. GE is halting construction of what would have been the largest solar factory in the U.S. because of dropping prices. (Yale e360)

Seeing the Oysters for the Reefs

Written by | June 13th, 2012

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Since a single oyster can filter up to 30 gallons of water every day, clearing and cleaning it for the benefit of other marine life, just imagine what restoring billions might do for your favorite coastal bay.

Coastal Restoration: A Smart Investment

Written by | February 23rd, 2012

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As more people are urging Congress to pass the RESTORE Act, Mark Tercek hopes lawmakers hear the argument underlying the strong public support.

Gulf ‘Dead Zone’ Threatens Seafood, Tourism Industries

Written by | August 3rd, 2011

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Recent mapping shows the Gulf of Mexico’s “dead zone” is not bigger this year, as predicted by scientists. Unfortunately, it’s still pretty darn big… and that has some big consequences for people and nature.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 16

Written by | June 16th, 2011

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Whales and foxes and monkeys, oh my!

  1. Two very dedicated New Yorkers have mapped every one of Central Park’s 19,000+ trees. (Treehugger)
  2. You might have a climate crisis if… (NRDC, via Grist)
  3. Want to have fun like a whale, fox or monkey? Here’s how. (Wired)
  4. After years of community opposition, Peru cancels a massive dam project in the Madre de Dios River. (Mongabay)
  5. NOAA predicts that the Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone will be bigger than ever this year. (YaleE360)

Spring on the National Mall

Written by | April 21st, 2011

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In honor of Earth Day, our director of U.S. government relations urges you to enjoy the great outdoors and remind Congress of conservation’s important role in America’s history.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 10

Written by | December 10th, 2010

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Should you be having bugs for breakfast on this cool green morning?

  1. A bird once thought to be extinct has been found nesting in the U.S. (Treehugger)
  2. A TED talk explains why you should eat insects instead of meat? (Grist)
  3. Repeat photography from the USGS shows stark change in landscapes. (Wired)
  4. NOAA is restricting fishing off Alaska to protect sea lions. (Green)
  5. Walkable neighborhoods have happier people. (Greenhouse)

Measuring Success and Adaptive Management in Papua New Guinea

Written by | September 28th, 2010

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The Conservancy implemented a strategy to help communities create a network of Marine Protected Areas. One of our senior marine scientists takes a closer look to see if we’re really getting the desired results.

Predicting Coral Bleaching in Kimbe Bay

Written by | September 3rd, 2010

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Sea surface temperatures monitored via satellite by NOAA rise, sending a Conservancy scientist and her team underwater for a rapid reef survey. Find out what they found and what could happen in the coming months.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 20

Written by | August 20th, 2010

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Today’s cool green news will get you thinking. Or, at least, humming.

  1. Corals off the coast of Indonesia are in the midst of a severe bleaching event. The cause? Warm waters.(Green)
  2. Why isn’t the garbage patch in the Atlantic growing? (Huffington Post)
  3. Hmm. Most of the oil still remains, says NOAA. (Greenspace)
  4. Hmm hmm. Transvestite fish could help eliminate invasive fish. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. A-ha! If you had to pay for the trash you throw away, would you throw away less? (EcoGeek)
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