New Years Resolutions for Healthier Oceans

As you come up with your own New Year’s resolutions, consider some of the following from Micheal Gravitz,a friend of MCBI from Environment America (http://www.environmentamerica.org/). 10 New Years Resolutions for Healthier Oceans Drive a little less, take public transportation a little more, or walk a bit farther to reduce demand for oil and gasoline for … Continue reading New Years Resolutions for Healthier Oceans

U.N. Climate Talks Seek To Avert Damaging Failure

Cardboard versions of Statue of Liberty, Opera House, Eiffel Tower, Christ theRedeemer, Big Ben, Great Pyramid of Giza, Angel of Independence, Taj Mahal andTemple o Heaven are sunk by Greenpeace as climate talks are held nearby.Photo Credit: Gerardo Garcia By: Robert Campbell, Alister Doyle and Russell BlinchReutuers, December 9, 2010 The world’s governments struggled on … Continue reading U.N. Climate Talks Seek To Avert Damaging Failure

‘No Fish Left Behind’ Approach Leaves Earth With Nowhere Left to Fish, Study Finds

A new study finds that Earth has run out of room to expand fisheries.Photo Credit: iStockphoto/Alexander Klemm Science Daily, December 3, 2010 Earth has run out of room to expand fisheries, according to a new study led by University of British Columbia researchers that charts the systematic expansion of industrialized fisheries. In collaboration with the … Continue reading ‘No Fish Left Behind’ Approach Leaves Earth With Nowhere Left to Fish, Study Finds

Many coastal wetlands likely to disappear this century

The marshes of Plum Island Estuary are among those predicted by scientiststo submerge during the next century under conservative projections of sea-level rise.Photo Credit: USGS By: Glenn GuntenspergenEureak Alert, December 2, 2010 Many coastal wetlands worldwide — including several on the U.S. Atlantic coast — may be more sensitive than previously thought to climate change … Continue reading Many coastal wetlands likely to disappear this century