News clips- Friday, October 30, 2009

Colorado State University Professor Contributes to International Climate Change Report– Colorado State University (press release) White House panel on oceans visits Great Lakes– Wilkes Barre Times-Leader Supreme Court of Hawai`i Reviewing the Turtle Bay Resort ExpansionShare– Surfline.com Surf News Seal of disapproval– Honolulu Weekly- Op/Ed by Walter Ritte, activist, about NOAA’s removal of KP2 from … Continue reading News clips- Friday, October 30, 2009

News clips for Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Op/Eds Hitting the target and missing the point– ScienceAlert – Australia- interesting Op/Ed about the difficulty in adhering to conservation targets Enforcing environmental laws– BusinessWorld Online- interesting editorial about environmental laws in the Phillippines Climate Change Global Warming Caused Radical North Sea Change – Wired News– Wired North Carolina Sea Levels Rising Three Times Faster … Continue reading News clips for Thursday, October 29th, 2009

News Clips October 23rd-28th, 2009

National Ocean Policy US reps worry ocean policy will block development – Seattle Times Lawmakers fear hurdles to offshore drilling– Chron Marine Spatial Planning Casting a net far into the future– BBC News – UK- discusses how Marine Spatial Planning can help sustain fisheries Marine Reserves UK’s new marine reserves are threatened by legal loophole– … Continue reading News Clips October 23rd-28th, 2009

Sealed fate Molokai residents say a federal agency should not have removed a Hawaiian monk seal without their consent By Gary T. Kubota POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 22, 2009 Molokai residents flew to Oahu to protest a federal agency’s removal of a nearly blind Hawaiian monk seal from waters off Kaunakakai. The residents, who … Continue reading

News clips for Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Editing Scientists: Science and Policy at the White House– Scientific American – NYC,New York,USA- How much do policymakers shape the science that comes out of government agencies? Ship Operator Pleads Guilty for Concealing Pollution from Oil Tanker– Earthtimes (press release) – London,UK Polar Bear Habitat Proposed for Alaska– New York Times; see also: U.S. Maps … Continue reading News clips for Friday, October 23rd, 2009

News clips October 13-15, 2009

A Blueprint for Restoring the World’s Oceans to Health– Yale Environment 360- Interview with Sylvia Earle Federal scientists urge against offshore drilling plans– Los Angeles Times; see also: NOAA Raises Red Flags on Aggressive Offshore Drilling Plan– Common Dreams Overfishing: Are there really plenty of fish in the sea?– San Luis Obispo Tribune & Bradenton … Continue reading News clips October 13-15, 2009

News clips October 10 -12, 2009

Mapping the Future of the Ocean– The Nature Conservancy press release Why anglers aren’t environmentalists– ESPN- Editorial about National Ocean Policy Prospects Distant for Offshore Wind in West– New York Times New Photos Reveal Extreme Bycatch of Crab in Kodiak Island Trawl Fisheries– Alaska Report National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle Spotlights Crisis Facing Our Seas– … Continue reading News clips October 10 -12, 2009