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Coastal Pollution

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

bloomberg.com | 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...