Tag: oyster reefs

Spring Is for Restoration! Join Us for an Epic Volunteer Event

Written by | March 14th, 2013

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You’re invited to help us do some hands-on, boots-on-the-ground work restoring the Gulf of Mexico. Join us and our partners Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Pelican Point along Mobile Bay, Alabama.

Rebuild, but Stronger

Written by | January 18th, 2013

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The impacts of Hurricane Sandy are still being felt up and down the eastern seaboard. We must look to create a new and alternative future for the coast.

Clearing the Murky Waters: Where Are we Headed with Oyster Restoration?

Written by | October 11th, 2012

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The catastrophic declines in oyster abundance across the U.S. are well documented. So how much restoration is necessary before oysters once more benefit our coastal waters on a large scale?

Restoration Works: Repairing Coastal and Marine Habitats

Written by | August 31st, 2012

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Communities are getting hands-on experience restoring a mix of marine, coastal and migratory fish habitats.

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.

The Moment Is Now: Notes from the Gulf Summit in Houston

Written by | December 7th, 2011

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The Harte Research Institute’s Gulf Summit in Houston, Texas has shown that there is a strong and surging commitment to change the future of the Gulf of Mexico for the better.

I’ll Have the Oyster, But Hold the Shell

Written by | February 4th, 2011

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85% of the world’s oyster reefs are gone. Find out why that matters, and what we’re doing (with the help of hundreds of volunteers) to reverse the trend.

A Climate Adaptation Plan That Charts the Way

Written by | November 3rd, 2010

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Comprehensive climate change legislation stalled in Congress this year but one agency has rolled out its own plan. See why our senior policy advisor thinks it’s a blueprint worth following.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 22

Written by | July 22nd, 2010

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Get your top 5 cool green links o’ the day:

  1. A remedy to keep the oil at bay has resulted in massive oyster deaths in Louisiana. (Wall Street Journal)
  2. How big is the human footprint on the U.S. landscape? (Conservation Journal Watch)
  3. Can the climate and energy bill overcome inertia? (The New York Times)
  4. Fidgety? If you live in Ohio, a new business can help you harness that kinetic energy. (Grist)
  5. Another tool to help fight global warming: the Endangered Species Act. (Yale 360)
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