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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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The wonder of water By Laura Paskus – NM Political Report – February 14, 2019 – Video “How’s your day today?” the grocery store cashier asks. “Oh my God,” I can’t stop myself. Even though I know the checker wasn’t … Continue reading

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Dam Removal in 2018 – Another Successful Year of Freeing Rivers By Jessie Thomas-Blate – American Rivers – February 20, 2019 Communities seeking relief from flooding caused by increasingly intense storms. Fish seeking refuge from warming downstream waters. Parents seeking … Continue reading

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Find Your Climate-Altered Future On A New Interactive Map By Timothy B. Wheeler – Bay Journal – February 12, 2019 Ever had trouble picturing how climate change could alter the quality of life in your community? Now there’s a map … Continue reading

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The Rising Tide of Climate Injustice By Clinton Parks – Undark – February 14, 2019 Chesapeake Avenue, in the Salters Creek neighborhood of Newport News, Virginia, sits atop a seawall that shields it from the Hampton Roads, the body of … Continue reading

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