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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Call for wetland decade under the U.N. decade on ecosystem restoration (2021-2030) Phys.org – March 25, 2019 The environmental health of wetlands across the world is deteriorating. The authoritative Global Wetland Outlook released by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in … Continue reading

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Wounded Wilderness: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 30 Years Later By Tim Lydon – Hakai Magazine – March 22, 2019 Dig a shallow hole into certain beaches along Alaska’s Prince William Sound and you will still find oil from the … Continue reading

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What We Owe to Rachel Carson Chesapeake Bay Foundation – March 14, 2019 In honor of Women’s History Month, we are looking back at some of the natural world’s greatest heroines. And perhaps there’s no one more deserving of that descriptor … Continue reading

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What if we could use nature to prevent disasters? The World Bank – March 5, 2019 – Video Heavy rain and severe flooding brought the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka, to its knees. In China’s Yangtze River Basin, rivers spilled … Continue reading

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Aquaculture Doesn’t Reduce Pressure on Wild Fish By Brian Owens – Hakai Magazine – March 7, 2019 Aquaculture is often promoted as a sustainable alternative to catching wild fish—a way to reduce pressure on overexploited stocks while providing affordable and … Continue reading

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Are Turning Up in Puget Sound Marine Life By Hannah Thomasy – Hakai Magazine – March 4, 2019 In Washington State’s Puget Sound, antibiotic-resistant bacteria are infecting the area’s harbor seals and harbor porpoises. A recent preliminary survey … Continue reading

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What counts as extreme temperature is a moving target By Sarah DeWeerdt – Anthropocene Magazine – February 26, 2019 With climate change, weather patterns that were unusual in the past (ahem, February heat waves in London) are becoming more common. But … Continue reading

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Restoring streamside vegetation using grazing and beavers By Kurt Fesenmyer – Trout Unlimited – February 22, 20 19 – VideoIf youment the BLM uses to evaluate the overall condition or impairment of streams and streamside vegetation on the 248 million … Continue reading

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