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'A blue-economy strategy that emphasizes protection and restoration can boost the oceans' ability to adapt to and mitigate climate change.'
Project supports the goals of the new oyster fisheries management plan
In 2015, scientists at the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) came to the Chagos Archipelago to assess the status of the reefs. Over the course of two months at sea, they conducted thousands of surveys of the benthic and reef fish communities at over 100 locations across the archipelago.
Scale-up of marine protected areas (MPAs) follows criticism of ‘snail’s pace’ of progress
Massachusetts has turned a critical corner in its response to climate change.
Two winters ago, the Russian River was a swollen, chocolate-brown mass, full from bank to bank as it surged toward the Pacific Ocean, gathering runoff from sodden hillsides and frothing creeks amid torrential rains.
One of Florida’s most iconic creatures is under siege.
'As such, it would be too much to expect that official India not follow the lead of powerful, mostly developed countries representing global capital. Yet mounting efforts, both nationally and internationally, must be made to slow down if not entirely stop the race for exploitation of deep sea resources...'
Amid encouraging signs, researchers and activists are struggling to make progress in the face of agricultural inputs, climate change, and relentless development.
The 147 hectares of intact coastal beach, sand dunes and wetlands was purchased for $780K
What Elon Musk has built on the remote mudflats at the southern tip of Texas is astonishing: gantries, fuel storage tanks, an Airstream trailer village, and a silver rocket straight out of Buck Rogers—all fronted by neon letters that spell out "Starbase."
In Haines, where the salmon once leaped under snow-capped mountains, a massive mining project promises well-paid jobs – and threatens a fragile ecosystem
The lives of coastal dwellers and the ocean are intricately linked. New conservation initiatives build on this relationship, encouraging communities to take ownership of marine reserves and look after the resources that sustain them.
The director of Cropsey brings another mystery to the big screens in July with the documentary The Loneliest Whale.
The nonprofit Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) has filed a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and the towns of Barnstable and Mashpee for failing to protect coastal waters from pollution.
Hurricanes, a winter storm, and spring floods have left low-income Gulf Coast residents exhausted and cash strapped before this year’s season, with no significant aid in sight.
Some clean-up grades improve in a new report card, but one researcher says the bay will not return to its past condition while aquaculture growth is predicted
As an astronaut looking back at Earth from space, I had a view of our planet and its weather systems that had me in awe of its size and scope. As the former leader of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), I also had a firsthand look at the power and devastation that storms and climate change inflict on our communities.
Last June 9, in the course of a census of this species, carried out on the southern beaches of the municipality of Guardamar del Segura, within the framework of the census protocol established in the plover plover monitoring program in the Valencian Community , a member of this environmental group detected that the entire Moncayo beach had been razed by the passage of a cleaning machine, right up to the edge of the dune.
Limetree Bay Refining, facing tens of millions of unpaid bills and multiple class-action lawsuits, leaves the island with an uncertain future
In one year, people in southwestern Louisiana lived through five major disasters on top of a pandemic. Another bad hurricane season is already here, and thousands still have holes in their roofs.
A White Tailed Sea Eagle comes in to catch a fish thrown overboard from a wildlife viewing boat on June 9, 2019 on the Isle of Mull, Scotland.
ALTHOUGH some progress has been made, the health of Chesapeake Bay, America’s largest estuary, remains precarious, according to the latest State of the Bay Report by the foundation working to preserve this national treasure for future generations.