Tag: restoration

Heavy Lifting in a Salmon Stream: Alaska’s Tongass Forest Restores Habitat

Written by | August 27th, 2012

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This is the heart of the coastal temperate rainforest – a lush and green place known for giant trees, placid estuaries brimming with marine life and cascading salmon streams.

The Answer in a Fish’s Ear

Written by | July 24th, 2012

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Northern pike don’t talk, but their ears can tell scientists crucial information on where this fish spawns.

Passed: Senate Approves U.S. Farm Bill

Written by | June 22nd, 2012

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The U.S. Senate passed a Farm Bill with strong bi-partisan support. The Nature Conservancy takes a look at several particularly good features of this important conservation milestone.

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.

Finding Resiliency in the People of the Gulf

Written by | May 4th, 2012

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It would be easy to feel overwhelmed with the economic and environmental issues facing the Gulf of Mexico. But can we come together to help the Gulf thrive again?

Two Years Later: New Partnership for People and Nature in the Gulf

Written by | April 20th, 2012

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We’re excited to announce an important partnership to protect the gulf’s ecosystems for people and nature.

Two Years Later: Restoring the Gulf

Written by | March 28th, 2012

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It’s been two years since the devastating Deepwater Horizon oil spill. See what it will take to restore the Gulf of Mexico — not just from the effects of the oil spill, but from the decades of degradation that have gone before.

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.

How to Keep Salmon in the Trees

Written by | October 22nd, 2010

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In the Tongass, salmon need the forest and the forest needs the salmon. To help keep this relationship in balance, Rob Bosworth, a Conservancy fish biologist, has a goal: restore 500 miles of salmon streams.

Economic Stimulus: Good for Fish, Crabs, and People

Written by | July 1st, 2009

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The following is a guest post from Dr. Rob Brumbaugh,  the Restoration Program Director for The Nature Conservancy’s Global Marine Team. Yesterday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced their selection of marine habitat restoration projects to be funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (aka ‘Stimulus Bill’).  The Nature Conservancy has the […]

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