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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Five types of underwater grasses found in the Chesapeake Bay Chesapeake Bay News – July 18, 2017 The plants that grow in the shallow waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, streams and creeks are a critical part of … Continue reading

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Time Travel, with Trees By Joe Dawson – Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) – Shorelines – July 10, 2017 – Video Looking at the Kirkpatrick Marsh on the Rhode River, a time machine is not the first thing that comes to … Continue reading

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Two Sad Ironies In Florida Passing Its ‘Anti-Science’ Law By Marshall Shepherd – Forbes – July 1, 2017 It is officially called Florida House Bill 989, and it was signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott on June 26th, … Continue reading

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Ghost nets: the remote town turning death-trap debris into world-class art  By Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore – The Guardian – July 11, 2017 – Video On the outskirts of the Aboriginal town of Pormpuraaw – beyond the scented frangipani trees, the rows of … Continue reading

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Does Scott Pruitt have a solid case for repealing the Clean Water Rule? The Conservation – July 5, 2017 On June 27, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a proposed rule rescinding the Obama administration’s “Clean Water Rule.” This … Continue reading

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Walking Trees Terrorize Marshes By Asher Elbein – Hakai Magazine – July 5, 2017 In the shadow of the Kennedy Space Center, in Florida’s Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, a quiet invasion is taking place. Amid the brackish water and … Continue reading

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Three Lessons for Land-Conservation Loans By Abby Martin – Conservation Finance Network – June 21, 2017 Timing can make or break a conservation deal. Land trusts and other conservation groups often work with motivated sellers who must divest property by a … Continue reading

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Restoration Spotlight: Monarchs and communities share common ground By Will Pareson – Chesapeake Bay Program – June 23, 2017 – Video At many points on its famously long eastern migration route from central Mexico to Canada, the monarch butterfly faces … Continue reading

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