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fishery Dec 28, 2019

West Coast Fishery Rebounds in Rare Conservation ‘Home Run’

A rare environmental success story is unfolding in waters off the U.S. West Coast. After years of fear and uncertainty, bottom trawler fishermen — those who use nets to scoop up rockfish, bocaccio, so...

  • Jun 24, 2019

    Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is a ‘Health Emergency’

    As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, bluntly defined by the organizations as “a health emergency.” The new climate change agenda released by the groups, inclu...
  • Jun 24, 2019

    Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is a ‘Health Emergency’

    As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, bluntly defined by the organizations as “a health emergency.” The new climate change agenda released by the groups, inclu...
  • Jun 23, 2019

    Device to Trap Plastic Waste in Pacific Ocean Relaunches

    A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii.

  • Jun 23, 2019

    Device to Trap Plastic Waste in Pacific Ocean Relaunches

    A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii.

  • Jun 22, 2019

    Dozens of Climate Protesters Arrested Outside New York Times

    Dozens of protesters from the climate action group Extinction Rebellion have been arrested after they blocked traffic outside The New York Times building.

  • Jun 22, 2019

    Dozens of Climate Protesters Arrested Outside New York Times

    Dozens of protesters from the climate action group Extinction Rebellion have been arrested after they blocked traffic outside The New York Times building.

  • Jun 21, 2019

    Scientists Predicting Record Dead Zone in Chesapeake Bay

    Some ecologists at the University of Maryland are worried that a large spot of low oxygen in the Chesapeake Bay could harm the state’s seafood industry.

  • Jun 21, 2019

    Scientists Predicting Record Dead Zone in Chesapeake Bay

    Some ecologists at the University of Maryland are worried that a large spot of low oxygen in the Chesapeake Bay could harm the state’s seafood industry.

  • Jun 21, 2019

    Restaurants Could Be 1st to Get Genetically Modified Salmon

    Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) in indoor tanks, they could be served in restaurants by late next year. The salmon produced by AquaBounty are the first genetically modified animals approved ...
  • Jun 20, 2019

    Learn How to Make Your Travel Experience Eco-Friendly

    If you’re thinking about traveling this summer for your vacations, consider this: Ecotourism is becoming increasingly popular among travelers lately. You might want to try it, too. You may be wondering what this is and how can you do it. Ecotourism is defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the...
  • Jun 20, 2019

    Learn How to Make Your Travel Experience Eco-Friendly

    If you’re thinking about traveling this summer for your vacations, consider this: Ecotourism is becoming increasingly popular among travelers lately. You might want to try it, too. You may be wondering what this is and how can you do it. Ecotourism is defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the...
  • Jun 19, 2019

    Survey Sees Biggest US Honeybee Winter Die-Off Yet

    Winter hit U.S. honeybees hard with the highest loss rate yet, an annual survey of beekeepers showed. The annual nationwide survey by the Bee Informed Partnership found 37.7% of honeybee colonies died this past winter, nearly 9 percentage points higher than the average winter loss. The survey of nearly 4,700 beekeepers managing more than 300,000 co...
  • Jun 19, 2019

    British Sub Boaty McBoatface’s 1st Mission Provides Significant Data to Scientists Studying Climate Change

    The unmanned yellow submarine named Boaty McBoatface in a public vote in Britain three years ago discovered a link between Antarctic winds and rising sea temperatures, a significant climate change finding, on its first mission, NBC News reported. Boaty collected water temperature, saltiness and turbulence data over 111.85 miles of mountainous under...
  • Jun 19, 2019

    Survey Sees Biggest US Honeybee Winter Die-Off Yet

    Winter hit U.S. honeybees hard with the highest loss rate yet, an annual survey of beekeepers showed. The annual nationwide survey by the Bee Informed Partnership found 37.7% of honeybee colonies died this past winter, nearly 9 percentage points higher than the average winter loss. The survey of nearly 4,700 beekeepers managing more than 300,000 co...
  • Jun 19, 2019

    British Sub Boaty McBoatface’s 1st Mission Provides Significant Data to Scientists Studying Climate Change

    The unmanned yellow submarine named Boaty McBoatface in a public vote in Britain three years ago discovered a link between Antarctic winds and rising sea temperatures, a significant climate change finding, on its first mission, NBC News reported. Boaty collected water temperature, saltiness and turbulence data over 111.85 miles of mountainous under...
  • Jun 18, 2019

    US Air Quality is Slipping After Years of Improvement

    After decades of improvement, America’s air may not be getting any cleaner. Over the last two years the nation had more polluted air days than just a few years earlier, federal data shows. While it remains unclear whether this is the beginning of a trend, health experts say it’s troubling to see air quality progress stagnate. There were...
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