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Monthly Archives: April 2018

For a Healthy Beach, Leave the Seaweed Alone By Samantha Andrews – Hakai Magazine – April 4, 2018 For a tourist, nothing ruins a picturesque sandy beach like the sight and smell of rotting seaweed, which is why owners and … Continue reading

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Bees aren’t the only pollinators with problems  By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – April 18, 2018 Think of a pollinator and you’ll almost certainly think of a bee. Maybe a butterfly, but probably not: bees are bona-fide pollination celebrities, … Continue reading

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Nature, heal thyself: the lessons of restoration ecology By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – April 11, 2018 In the late 1980s, the practice of healing damaged landscapes was formalized as the discipline of restoration ecology. Though the science is … Continue reading

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Māori Mussel Memory By Asher Mullard – Haki Magazine – April 5, 2018 Sitting on the seaweed-covered beach of Okahu Bay in New Zealand, a 15-minute drive from Auckland’s bustling port, Richelle Kahui-McConnell stops midsentence and points out over the … Continue reading

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Waterfall Wanderlust: Explore Pennsylvania’s Falling Waters Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – April 4, 2018 Waterfalls are beautiful, natural sights that can be the pinnacle of any trip or hike. Pennsylvania’s mountains and flowing streams and rivers have … Continue reading

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When Whales and Humans Talk By Krista Langlois – Hakai Magazine – April 3, 2018 Harry Brower Sr. was lying in a hospital bed in Anchorage, Alaska, close to death, when he was visited by a baby whale. Although Brower’s … Continue reading

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The unappreciated economic value of environmental stewardship By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – April 4, 2018 Think about the ways that nature generates economic value. Resources probably jump to mind first: lumber to be harvested, fish to be caught … Continue reading

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Redefining Business with Environmental Restoration By Andrew Wu – Conservation Finance Network – March 14, 2018 For environmentalists, the word “business” often raises the specter of pollution. High-profile incidents such as the Volkswagen emissions scandal and the BP oil spill remind … Continue reading

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