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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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Invasive insect poses unprecedented threat to urban forests By Dylan Reynolds – Chesapeake Bay Program – August 16, 2019 In 2002, a green, jewel-like beetle was discovered in southeastern Michigan. Only a half-inch in length, this nonnative insect has proven … Continue reading

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In North Carolina, novel legal maneuver deployed against Atlantic Coast Pipeline By Elizabeth Ouzts – Energy News Network – August 21, 2019 With the Atlantic Coast Pipeline mired in federal lawsuits and its construction stalled indefinitely, North Carolina environmental advocates … Continue reading

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Seldom Seen: A Poignant Look Back at Glen Canyon Before the Dam YaleEnvironment360 – August 15, 2019 – Video When Ken Sleight first floated through Utah’s Glen Canyon in 1955, he fell in love with its majestic landscape of red … Continue reading

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Hard-working termites crucial to forest, wetland ecosystems Science Daly – August 14, 2019 Termites are unwelcome in your home. They can cause structural damage to the wood in frames, floors and other materials. It’s nothing personal, though. They are really … Continue reading

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