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Monarch Butterfly Numbers are Soaring this Year By Steve Williams – Care2 – March 26, 2019 After several years of declining monarch numbers, researchers believe this year will see a dramatic uptick in monarch butterflies making their way across states like Texas. … Continue reading

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Convening a watershed to save a national treasure By Rachel Felver – Chesapeake Bay Program – March 28, 2019 Here at the Chesapeake Bay Program, we are proud to play the lead role in bringing everyone together that has a … Continue reading

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New EPA Citizen Science Quality Assurance Handbook Provides Best Practices for Citizen Science Projects U.S. Environmental Protection Agency For those who are curious about the natural world or have concerns about environmental issues such as air pollution or water quality, … Continue reading

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Call for wetland decade under the U.N. decade on ecosystem restoration (2021-2030) Phys.org – March 25, 2019 The environmental health of wetlands across the world is deteriorating. The authoritative Global Wetland Outlook released by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in … 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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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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Bay Foundation grades health of the Chesapeake Bay a D+ By Rachel Felver – Chesapeake Bay Program – January 8, 2019 The first assessment of Bay health in 2019 shows mixed results. In the biennial “State of the Bay” report, … Continue reading

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Cutting the Salt in Winter Road Maintenance By Jeremy Hinsdale – State of the Planet – December 13, 2018 Entire floors of the Port Authority bus terminal on lock down for crowd control. Kids with special needs trapped on school … Continue reading

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As Courts Halt Keystone XL, Public Voices Opposition NRDC – November 8, 2018 Within hours of the close of the State Department’s public comment period on their rushed Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the Keystone XL tar sands … Continue reading

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2017 was the second-worst year on record for tropical tree cover loss By Mikaela Weisse and Elizabeth Dow Goldman – World Resources institute – June 26, 2018 Last year was the second-worst on record for tropical tree cover loss, according … Continue reading

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