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Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Clean Water Act Blog: January 22, 2018 By Mark Ryan – Ryan & Kuehler PLLC – January 22, 2018 In a 9-0 ruling, the Supreme Court today reversed the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in the WOTUS litigation, holding … Continue reading

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Blue Carbon: A Story from the Snohomish Estuary Restore America’s Estuaries  Restore America’s Estuaries Video: What is Blue Carbon? Blue carbon is the ability of tidal wetlands and seagrass habitats to capture and store carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases … Continue reading

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Can we speed up the creation of ancient forests? By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – January 17, 2018 Perhaps one percent of the forests that covered America just a few centuries ago still stand. The same can be said … Continue reading

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Hurricane Aid Package Includes Poison Pills By Rob Moore – NRDC.org – January 10, 2018 The U.S. Senate must act on a supplemental disaster aid package for areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria and the wildfires in the … Continue reading

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Assembling the pieces for ‘landscape-scale’ conservation investments By David Bank – ImpactAlpha – January 9, 2018 – Video More than $3 billion in committed capital that has already been raised for investments in food and agriculture, habitat protection, clean water … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise Is Unlocking Decades-Old Pollution Daily JSTOR – December 5, 2017 By Roberta Kwok – Hakai Magazine – January 10, 2018 In 2015, Kate Tully visited farms near the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay. She was investigating … Continue reading

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Habitat on the Edges: Making Room for Wildlife in an Urbanized World By Richard Conniff – YaleEnvironment360 – January 3, 2018 One morning not long ago, in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, I traveled with a Wildlife Conservation Society … Continue reading

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How to build a city that doesn’t flood? Turn it into a sponge Daily JSTOR – December 5, 2017 Urban floods make the news with alarming regularity. Just in the past few months, Hurricane Harvey submerged Houston, and the seasonal … Continue reading

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Changing Behaviors Vs. Changing Values: An Argument Over How to Save Nature By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – December 20, 2017 In order to protect species from extinction, habitats from destruction, and prevent the impoverishment of Earth’s nonhuman life, … Continue reading

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A Response For People Using Record Cold U.S. Weather To Refute Climate Change By Marshall Shepherd – Forbes – December 28, 2017 If you are reading or watching the news, winter weather is the current headline. Negative wind chills, feet … Continue reading

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