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Monthly Archives: October 2017

A Hard Shore Is a Dead Shore By Amorina Kingdon – Hakai Magazine – October 16, 2017 The land beneath Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States, is sinking. Couple that with climate change, and the sea level … Continue reading

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Legislative Overreach Aims to Thwart Salmon Recovery By Wendy McDermott – American Rivers – October 9, 2017 Time is running out for what were once the largest salmon and steelhead runs on the planet – the magnificent runs of the … Continue reading

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An unexpectedly happy—or at least nuanced—tale of invasion By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – October 11, 2017 Within a few years of their escape in the early 1990s from farms off the coast of Germany, Pacific oysters established feral … Continue reading

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These dogs are helping to solve environmental problems By Isabelle Groc – Ensia – October 11, 2017 – Video It is still cool in the morning as Spots gets ready to start work. Calm and confident, the imposing 10-year old … Continue reading

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Why Protect 600,000 Square Miles That Most People Will Never See? By Jenny Woodman – Ensia –  October 3, 2017  – Video Much of what lay beneath the ship was a mystery. The edge of the continental shelf plummets more … Continue reading

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Tracking Little Turtles on the Prairie By Cara Byington – Cool Green Science – September 6, 2017 What do you do if you only have eight known Blanding’s turtles in the population you’re studying at Illinois’s Nachusa Grasslands Preserve? Well, … Continue reading

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“Unlawful Government Takings” By Janice Kaspersen – Forester Daily News – September 18, 2017 Among the many, many flooded homes in Houston after Hurricane Harvey are some for which the owners say the government is responsible. A group of homeowners … Continue reading

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What would an entirely flood-proof city look like? By Sophie Knight – The Guardian –September 25, 2017 They call it “pave, pipe, and pump”: the mentality that has dominated urban development for over a century. Along with the explosion of the … Continue reading

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