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  • Success for the largest marine reserve
    Success for the largest marine reserve
    With President Obama and other world leaders discussing climate change at the United Nations in New York City this week, the oceans and the entire marine world came into play on September 24, 2014. Climate change has been confirmed to be the...
  • Great Barrier Reef dumping
    Great Barrier Reef dumping: Australia green lights dumping dredged mud on reef
    The Great Barrier Reef – our planet’s largest living structure and a hugely diverse ecosystem stretching thousands of miles – is about to get dumped on, literally. According to The Associated Press on Friday, upwards of three...
  • Lionfish
    Scuba pros and amateurs make sport of lionfish invasion
    Gladiators had lions to contend with during the “blood sport” games in Ancient Rome. And when you think scuba divers, a sort of modern-day gladiator, you probably think of them contending with sharks, the “Jaws” that rule...
  • The positive effects of wildfires in northern California
    The positive effects of wildfires in northern California
    Hundreds of wildfires to continue to burn the forests throughout the state of California. Firefighters are valiantly battling blazing flames stated by lightning in some of the most remote regions of northern California and last week it was...
  • Autumn in Chicagoland
    Invasive plants
    An invasive plant takes over a garden, a habitat or an ecosystem in several ways. Some of these plants are lovely but threatening. Others are ugly and also dangerous. They can be herbaceous plants, grasses, shrubs, trees, vines, ground covers or...
  • Coral reefs are beautiful and lively areas under the sea.
    5 facts about the ocean
    The ocean is one of the most essential natural resources on earth. Considering that the planet is actually made up of more water than land, it is no surprise that the ocean is vast, deep and houses many fascinating creatures and vegetation. The...
  • Lionfish Derby
    Conservation and competition in Key Largo: April 2013 Lionfish Derby
    You know you live in Key Largo when… you have participated in a lionfish derby. If you are wondering just what a lionfish derby is, sit tight and read on. If you have no idea what a lionfish even is… well, clearly, you are not from...
  • Provide your input about sea level rise
    Provide your input about sea level rise
    The University of Florida and the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (Guana Reserve) are leading a series of workshops on sea level rise on the First Coast. Our low-lying areas along the coast are especially vulnerable to...
  • Tamar Assaf at the de Young Museum
    At the de Young: Tamar Assaf, August artist-in-residence
    Mark your calendars for August is almost upon us and there's a new artist-in-residence at the de Young Museum, Israeli born Tamar Assaf.Tamar Assaf is known for creating paintings that offer a subtle social and ecological commentary on the...
  • Georgia wildfire season is year round, ratings, warnings, forecasts, wetlands
    Georgia wildfire season is year round, ratings, warnings, forecasts, wetlands
    The temperatures in Georgia this week are to be in the 90's and zero rain fall which sends up a watch to those who live in the state to be on the lookout for wildfires. Georgia runs from the Appalachian Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean andit...
  • `Elepaio, a native Hawaiian forest bird
    Forest Restoration Project needs volunteers
    Friday, April 20, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pmthe Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park’s “Forest Restoration Project”will be outplanting 600 seedlings in an area of the Mauna Loa strip where natural regeneration of the...
  • The view from Cradle Creek Preserve in Jacksonville Beach
    Appreciate Jacksonville's Estuaries
    National Estuaries Day is Saturday, September 24, 2011. Established in 1988 as part of Coastweeks, National Estuaries Day highlights the importance of these wonderful ecosystems and the need to protect them. Estuaries provide critical habitat for...
  • Ballona Wetlands
    Frugal living - The Ballona Wetlands in the Los Angeles basin
    The Ballona Wetlandsare the last significant wetlands in the Los Angeles basin, andare named for Ballona Creek which runs through the area as a flood control channel. Ballona Creek is a nine-mile-long waterway draining the Los Angeles basin,...
  • Eurasian Wolf
    Why do we hate wolves so much?
    What do we hate about wolves?Take a look at the video (follow the link)and try to answer this question; so WHY is Manso determinedto 'control' and kill wolves?Wisdom of wolvesDidn't the Yellowstone reintroduction teach us anything?...
  • Stop Extinction Now
    Endangered species' top 10 list: Save these ecosystems
    Oceana, an international ocean conservation group, yesterday released a new report that identifies vital habitats in need of protection, if key endangered species are to have a chance to survive climate change. According to the Intergovernmental...