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“Frost Fairs,” the Little Ice Age and Climate Change By Remi Shaull-Thompson – Scientific American – May 7, 2019 Scientists do not fully understand what caused the Little Ice Age. Data from tree and ice cores suggests that there was … Continue reading

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Coastal Recovery: Bringing a Damaged Wetland Back to Life By Jim Morrison – YaleEnvironment 360 – May 9, 2019 Standing atop a 10-foot dune at the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge on Delaware Bay, refuge manager Al Rizzo describes one … Continue reading

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Four New (Old) Ways the White House is Trying to Restrict Science for Policymaking By Andrew Rosenberg – Union of Concerned Citizens – April 25, 2019 Yesterday, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the White House issued new … Continue reading

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‘Historic day for Scotland’ as beavers get protected status By Libby Brooks – The Guardian – May 1, 2019 Wildlife campaigners have hailed a “historic day for Scotland” as beavers are granted protected status a decade after their successful reintroduction in … Continue reading

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Wildflowers: robust, low-maintenance, pollinator-friendly Associated Press – The Mercury – Apr 21, 2019 Gardeners trying to lure pollinators to their landscape would be wise to mimic nature and plant wildflowers. The attractive perennials tolerate harsh climates, seldom need fertilizing and … Continue reading

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3 Bills Would Ease Rules Around Wetland Development By Tracy Loew – Statesman Journal – U.S. News – April 22, 2019 Developers would be able to build in wetlands more cheaply and quickly if three bills in the Oregon Legislature … Continue reading

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Green infrastructure benefits extend beyond stormwater By Joan Smedinghoff – Chesapeake Bay Program – April 12, 2019 When it comes to community infrastructure, many local officials are looking for solutions that serve multiple purposes. That’s where green infrastructure, such as … Continue reading

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Fifteen AGs slam Trump move to limit federal authority under Clean Water Act By Steven Mufson – The Washington Post – April 16, 2019 Attorneys general from 14 states and the District of Columbia on Tuesday vehemently opposed the Trump … Continue reading

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Celebrating 10 Years of Atlantic White Cedar Planting! National Aquarium – April 10, 2019 For 10 years, the National Aquarium’s Conservation team—in partnership with The Nature Conservancy and the Chesapeake Bay Trust—has been working to restore valuable habitats at Nassawango Creek Preserve. This area … Continue reading

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Trump to issues executive orders seeking to speed up oil and gas projects By Toluse Olorunnipa and Steven Mufson – The Washington Post – April 10, 2019 – Video President Trump signed a pair of executive orders on Wednesday seeking … Continue reading

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