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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Estuarine Wetlands can be rehabilitated to provide carbon sequestration benefits Claremont Climate Report – May 26, 2010 http://www.claremontclimatereport.com/2010/05/estuarine-wetlands-can-be-rehabilitated.html

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A couple weeks ago the Compleat Wetlander blog described an opportunity to comment on the Progress Report of the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force. http://aswm.org/wordpress/2010/05/the-compleat-wetlander-responding-to-a-changing-climate-cast-your-vote-for-protecting-water-wetlands-and-wildlife-by-may-15/.  When I checked the website today: there are over 2000 comments posted.  Included among … Continue reading

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Human Cost of Oil – Gulf Coast Oil Spill By Al Huang – Switchboard (NRDC blog) – May 13, 2010 http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/ahuang/ the_human_cost_of_oil_gulf_coa.html

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It’s May and that means it’s American Wetlands Month.  May was selected as the month to celebrate wetlands by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1991 because this is the time of year many wetlands are looking their best.  Plants … Continue reading

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Latest Gulf oil spill forecast shows push west to fragile Louisiana wetlands Press Register Blog – May 10, 2010 The latest Gulf of Mexico oil spill forecast map provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration continues to show a … Continue reading

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In October of 2010 the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is scheduled to report to the President on a U.S. approach to climate change adaptation.  It will outline what federal agencies are doing and recommend additional ideas to consider in … Continue reading

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Which Would You Choose: Offshore Wind or Offshore Oil? By Francis Beinecke – Switchboard/NRDC blog – May 3, 2010 http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/fbeinecke/ which_would_you_choose_offshor.html

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The nation mourned when 11 people were lost in the explosion and collapse of a BP oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico.  Then news came that these tragic losses were not the end of the story.  They were the … Continue reading

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