Tag: invasive fish

The Golden Shadow Expedition: All in a Day’s Work

Written by | June 10th, 2011

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Dive expert and coral researcher James Byrne reports from 45 feet under the water in St. Kitts.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 24

Written by | August 24th, 2010

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You’re getting cooler and greener every morning:

  1. Another casualty of climate change, via drought: global plant growth. (Green)
  2. How are digital cameras and cell phones getting national park visitors in trouble? (The New York Times)
  3. Here’s a round-up of some of the latest research on coral reefs. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. Can 5 Midwestern states keep Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes? (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Organic food sales are on the rise–so get educated with these 6 myth-busters about organics. (The Daily Green)

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)

Detecting Asian Carp in the Great Lakes

Written by | January 28th, 2010

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Asian carp are now in Lake Michigan — and that’s not good news for the Great Lakes, says Conservancy scientist Lindsay Chadderton. Find out how he and colleagues discovered the invasion!

Eat Lionfish and Stop These Caribbean Reef Invaders

Written by | November 2nd, 2009

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My husband returns to the same reefs every year in the Bahamas, where he has been teaching a coral reef ecology class for the last 14 years. On his 2008 trip, he noticed that the reef fish were missing. The culprits were quickly identified — and during his 2009 course, he and his students were […]

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