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Monthly Archives: September 2019

National Estuaries Week: Protecting Our Waterways National Aquarium – September 19, 2019 It’s National Estuaries Week! In celebration of these special places, we’re sharing some steps you can take at home to protect estuaries near you: Read full blog post … Continue reading

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Microbe from New Jersey wetlands chomps PFAS ACS – September 18, 2019 Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are building up in the environment, and scientists are becoming concerned. These substances, ubiquitous as water-repellent or nonstick additives in many consumer products, … Continue reading

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Sometimes we don’t even know what we’ve lost By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – September 4, 2019 Such is the curse of salmon’s shifting baseline: coming to accept as normal what is in fact a diminished state of affairs. … Continue reading

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What was once lush and thriving Bay Sarina Katz – Restore America’s Estuaries – September 10, 2019 A groundbreaking report recently published by NOAA and its partners uses new technology and data to determine that West Coast estuaries have lost nearly … Continue reading

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Manoomin: Food that grows on the water Wisconsin Wetlands Association – August 28, 2019 While wetlands are well known for their diversity and productivity, not many wetland lovers in the state head out to the marsh with the intent of … Continue reading

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What Are the Hidden Co-Benefits of Green Infrastructure? By Anuradha Varnaasi – State of the Planet – Earth Institute  – September 3, 2019 Around 72 percent of New York City’s land is covered in an impervious layer of concrete, living … Continue reading

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Nature-based solutions can help New York and New Jersey adapt to rising seas and intensifying storms By Steve Koller Environemental – Defense Fund – August 19, 2019 With peak hurricane season upon us and what seems like daily coverage of … Continue reading

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CT: Connecticut’s largest saltmarsh to be restored using Superfund moneye By Gregory B. Hladky – Hartford Courant – August 20, 2019 State and federal officials plan to use more than $1 million from Superfund penalty settlements to restore the largest … Continue reading

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