Tag: seagrass

One of the Smartest Investments We Can Make

Written by | April 15th, 2014

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For centuries, wetlands were considered worthless. It’s time to acknowledge the environmental and economic value of restoring these natural systems, argue Jane Lubchenco and Mark Tercek.

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, August 27

Written by | August 27th, 2013

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Today’s green news round-up reveals an interesting idea for naming hurricanes…

  1. In California, saving this species also means saving seagrass. (BBC)
  2. What if Hurricanes were named after climate change deniers? (Mongabay)
  3. Must see: NASA image reveals how large the devastating Rim Fire really is. (Science World Report)
  4. In the face of ocean acidification, some marine life adapts. (PhysOrg)
  5. Say goodbye to satellites and hello to giant solar-powered planes. (TreeHugger)

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.

Australia Floods: The Human and Marine Toll

Written by | February 4th, 2011

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Our marine scientist in Brisbane, Ali Green, explains how her house was saved and why the Great Barrier Reef might not be so lucky.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 25

Written by | January 25th, 2010

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Simply the best 5 green stories now online:

  1. The NBA’s Golden State Warriors go solar (well, at least a little). (CleanTechnica)
  2. Can seagrass make a comeback (and why it needs to)? (Treehugger)
  3. Algae: Is growing it for biofuels a greenhouse gas crime? (Green Inc.)
  4. Why you should flush toilet paper rather than throwing it away (from an eco POV) (Grist)
  5. What ecosystems have in common with the movie “The Air Up There” (Yale Environment 360)

Eat a Fish, Save a Fish? The Move to Sustainable Seafood Menus

Written by | September 10th, 2009

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You’ve heard it before: Our oceans contain some of Earth’s most imperiled habitats. Shellfish beds, coral reefs and seagrass meadows once bustling with life have been depleted, and critical fish stocks have plummeted. Less than 1 percent of our oceans are currently protected. There’s even a giant garbage patch twice the size of Texas floating […]

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