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Study shows that marine protected areas work well if managed properly, are large enough, and have been given enough time.

To Save Fish and Birds

Study shows that marine protected areas work well if managed properly, are large enough, and have been given enough time.

12,000 Years Ago, Humans and Climate Change Made a Deadly Team Trilobites By TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG JUNE 17, 2016  - The New York Times

12,000 Years Ago, Humans and Climate Change Made a Deadly Team

years ago humans influenced climate: By dating bones and teeth from megafauna found in South America, researchers found that prehistoric extinctions were tied to warming and the presence of humans.

"Researchers have found a way to predict which rivers are most prone to flooding, by studying satellite data to determine how much water soaked into the ground making it ripe for overflows. 'Just like a bucket can only hold so much water, the same concept applies to river basins. ... This gives the background on what's on the ground before the rain even gets there.'" --J.T. Reager, UC Irvine.  Study published in Nature Geoscience.

Early Flood Prediction Gets a Boost from Space

"Researchers have found a way to predict which rivers are most prone to flooding, by studying satellite data to determine how much water soaked into the ground making it ripe for overflows. 'Just like a bucket can only hold so much water, the same concept applies to river basins. ... This gives the background on what's on the ground before the rain even gets there.'" --J.T. Reager, UC Irvine. Study published in Nature Geoscience.

Nordic countries offer important lessons for clean-energy transition

City and state leaders in the US who want to push a clean energy agenda would do well to learn from five Nordic countries.

Подпольные сталелитейные заводы в Китае

For years, the United States pushed China to commit to limiting its use of fossil fuels. The countries now look likely to switch roles.

...rebuilding continued in Waveland. A year after Katrina, one empty Waveland beachfront lot, on which successive houses had been wiped away by Hurricanes Camille and Katrina, one empty Waveland beachfront lot, on which successive houses had been wiped away by Hurricanes Camille and Katrina, was for sale for $800,000.

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We need an approach to our shorelines that takes account of rising sea levels, intensifying storms and continuing erosion.

Obama Plans New Rule to Limit Water Pollution - NYTimes.com

Obama Plans New Rule to Limit Water Pollution

Obama Plans New Rule to Limit Water Pollution House Rules 2015

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