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Coastal Pollution

Spratly Islands: Burying Coral Reefs Alive

Michael Webster | Posted 08.27.2015 | Science
Michael Webster

If we are serious about saving coral reefs and the many benefits they provide to wildlife and people, we must resist the temptation to engineer small platforms of land aimed solely at flexing geopolitical muscle. Instead, we must prioritize conservation and management actions that allow corals to thrive.

Effects of Climate Change in My Backyard

Irene Monroe | Posted 12.03.2014 | Green
Irene Monroe

Understanding the interconnections and interdependence needed for a healthy planet to live and the global and collective work needed to fix the damage done is not just a backyard issue, but rather an LGBTQ one, too.

Coastal Restoration: A Smart Investment

Mark Tercek | Posted 04.23.2012 | Green
Mark Tercek

Unless a wide range of conservation and restoration actions are taken, we could lose up to 70 percent of coral reefs by 2050.

12 Connections Between Oil Spills and Plastic Pollution

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wallace J Nichols

Both oil spills and plastic pollution kill ocean wildlife in obvious, quick ways and slow, insidious ways.

BP Oil Spill May Cost Housing Market $4.3 Billion | John Gittelsohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

June 11 (Bloomberg) -- BP Plc's oil spill may drive down Gulf Coast property values by 10 percent for at least three years, according to a forecast by...

Stopping Ocean Sprawl

Paul McRandle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul McRandle

"Ocean sprawl" is a combination of offshore oil rigs, shipping lanes, wind farms and ever more ocean uses--and it puts increased pressure on ocean and coastal resources already under enormous strain.

New York Wants To Fight Pollution, Revive "Jobs, Revenue, Wildlife"

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. — Faced with more beaches closures, depleted shellfish beds and sharply reduced commercial fisheries, New York is poised to act aga...