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In a flash, nature’s night lights add sparkle to summer nights By Kathy Reshetiloff – Bay Journal – August 2, 2019 Every summer, as the Earth enters a region of space containing high concentrations of solar debris, nighttime skywatchers are … Continue reading

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In an Era of Extreme Weather, Concerns Grow Over Dam Safety By Jacques Leslie – Yale Environment360 –July 9, 2019 It is a telling illustration of the precarious state of United States dams that the near-collapse in February 2017 of … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Trump Administration’s Rulemaking Agenda B Ann D. Navaro and Christine G. Wyman – The National Law Review – July 16, 2019 The Office of Management and Budget’s Spring 2019 Unified Regulatory Agenda includes many items with significant … Continue reading

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How Can We All Help Conserve Nature? By Marcia C. Muñoz, Mireia Valle, Rachel L. White and Rodolfo Jaffé – Frontiers for Young Minds – June 21, 2019 We often forget how much humans depend on nature. The term that … Continue reading

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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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