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How eating seaweed can help cows to belch less methanes By Judith Lewis Mernit – Yale Environment 360 – July 2, 2018 The spring morning temperature in landlocked northern California warns of an incipient scorcher, but the small herd of … Continue reading

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Is Seattle’s straw ban a green gateway drug or just peak slacktivism? By Shannon Osaka – Grist – July 5, 2018 Suddenly, everyone and their mother is against plastic straws. (Including my mother — she’s been living plastic-free since long … Continue reading

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How Will People Move as Climate Changes? Earth Institute – June 13, 2018 In coming decades, climate change is expected to displace millions of people through sea level rise, crop failures, more frequent extreme weather and other impacts. But scientists … Continue reading

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There’s no “Sweet Spot” – What the Colorado River Needs is “Real Balance”  By Jeffrey Odefey – American Rivers – April 27, 2018 Over the last week, those of us who eat, sleep, and drink Colorado River issues have watched … Continue reading

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Blue Carbon: A Story from the Snohomish Estuary Restore America’s Estuaries  Restore America’s Estuaries Video: What is Blue Carbon? Blue carbon is the ability of tidal wetlands and seagrass habitats to capture and store carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases … Continue reading

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A Response For People Using Record Cold U.S. Weather To Refute Climate Change By Marshall Shepherd – Forbes – December 28, 2017 If you are reading or watching the news, winter weather is the current headline. Negative wind chills, feet … Continue reading

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A Hard Shore Is a Dead Shore By Amorina Kingdon – Hakai Magazine – October 16, 2017 The land beneath Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States, is sinking. Couple that with climate change, and the sea level … Continue reading

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What would an entirely flood-proof city look like? By Sophie Knight – The Guardian –September 25, 2017 They call it “pave, pipe, and pump”: the mentality that has dominated urban development for over a century. Along with the explosion of the … Continue reading

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Can the United States Afford Another Hurricane? By Jackie Snow – Hakai Magazine– September 21, 2017 The 2017 North Atlantic hurricane season still has about five weeks to go, but it’s already one of the most expensive on record. According to Gavin … Continue reading

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Opinion: The Flood Reduction Benefits of Wetlands By Michael W. Beck and Siddharth Narayan – The Scientist – August 31, 2017 The ongoing devastation from Hurricane Harvey sadly reminds us of the risks of coastal living. We feel deeply for … Continue reading

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