Tag: oil spill nature

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 4

Written by | June 4th, 2010

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Sometimes I open my RSS reader and just can’t believe my eyes. This is one of those days, my green friends:

  1. Which species will go extinct first from the Gulf oil spill? An online betting site gives odds. (10,000 Birds)
  2. James Cameron: Now on the oil spill case. (Dot Earth)
  3. Can free-market innovation give better solutions to oil spill prevention and cleanup? (Climate Compass)
  4. Do recovery plans for threatened and endangered species really work? (Conservation Maven)
  5. How to think about nature: As a portfolio of stocks. (Richard Black/BBC)

Collecting Data Before the Oil Spill Hits Shores

Written by | May 21st, 2010

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Before the oil spill hits Gulf Coast shorelines hard, there’s scientific data to be collected on coastal ecosystems. Conservancy scientist Bryan Piazza tells us why that’s crucial to any restoration efforts.

Alabama Gulf: Having Great Data, Making Hard Choices

Written by | May 8th, 2010

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Get the latest from Alabama’s Gulf Coast on preparations for the oil spill — and find out why the Conservancy’s oyster reef projects could be key to habitat restoration after oil spills.

Conservation Science Q&A on the Spill

Written by | May 6th, 2010

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Mike Beck, senior marine scientist at The Nature Conservancy, discusses the potential impact of the oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico’s ecology — and how the Conservancy’s rich data on the gulf can help restoration.

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