Posts filed in Oil Drilling/ Climate Change

‘The future is bleak for our iconic Reef’ – Prof. Callum Roberts

Posted Tuesday January 21, 2014 by Reef Relief

        Watch: The future is bleak for our iconic...

        Watch: The future is bleak for our iconic Reef Marine Biologist Prof. Callum Roberts explains the cost of dredging on the fragile marine environment of the...

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Former U.S. Sen., Fla. Gov. Bob Graham part of Cuba oil drilling mission

Posted Monday January 13, 2014 by Reef Relief

By RYAN MILLS. www.naplesnews.com January 11, 2014 Former U.S. Senator and Florida...

By RYAN MILLS. www.naplesnews.com January 11, 2014 Former U.S. Senator and Florida Gov. Bob Graham is part of an American contingent traveling to Cuba on Monday to explore the communist...

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What You Need To Know About Sea Level Rise in Florida

Posted Monday January 13, 2014 by Reef Relief

Sea level rise is a critical issue for Florida residents to pay...

Sea level rise is a critical issue for Florida residents to pay attention to. The magnitude of its impacts on the state seem overwhelming if considered all at once, however,...

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Biotic and Human Vulnerability to Projected Changes in Ocean Biogeochemistry over the 21st Century

Posted Tuesday January 07, 2014 by Reef Relief

Mora, Camilo, et al. "Biotic and human vulnerability to projected changes in...

Mora, Camilo, et al. "Biotic and human vulnerability to projected changes in ocean biogeochemistry over the 21st century." PLoS biology 11.10 (2013): e1001682. Abstract Ongoing greenhouse gas emissions can modify...

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Inside China’s Desperate Effort To Control Pollution — Before It’s Too Late

Posted Tuesday November 26, 2013 by Reef Relief

By Ari Phillips on November 26, 2013 at 11:08 am If James...

By Ari Phillips on November 26, 2013 at 11:08 am If James Carville was giving the Chinese government public relations advice, he might say something like, “It’s the pollution, stupid.”...

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Ocean Climate Change

Posted Friday November 01, 2013 by Reef Relief

Guest author, Jack Wilson Jack Wilson is the Communications Officer at ReefDoctor a marine...

Guest author, Jack Wilson Jack Wilson is the Communications Officer at ReefDoctor a marine conservation organization based in Madagascar.  Follow him @OceanKarma  The Ocean is the governing life support system on the...

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Urgent New Time Frame for Climate Change Revealed by Massive Analysis

Posted Monday October 14, 2013 by Reef Relief

Science Daily. Oct. 9, 2013 — The seesaw variability of global temperatures...

Science Daily. Oct. 9, 2013 — The seesaw variability of global temperatures often engenders debate over how seriously we should take climate change. But within 35 years, even the lowest...

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Court Asked to Speed Up Lawsuit Seeking Public Disclosure of Pollutants From BP’s Gulf Spill

Posted Wednesday September 18, 2013 by Reef Relief

Court Asked to Speed Up Lawsuit Seeking Public Disclosure of Pollutants From...

Court Asked to Speed Up Lawsuit Seeking Public Disclosure of Pollutants From BP’s Gulf Spill...

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EPA Marks Pollution Prevention (P2) Week with Renewed Emphasis on Reducing Carbon Pollution

Posted Monday September 16, 2013 by Reef Relief

CONTACT: Cathy Milbourn (news media only) Milbourn.cathy@epa.gov 202-564-7849 202-564-4355 September 16, 2013...

CONTACT: Cathy Milbourn (news media only) Milbourn.cathy@epa.gov 202-564-7849 202-564-4355 September 16, 2013 WASHINGTON — During Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, September 16-22, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourages Americans to prevent...

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Gulf Spill Sampling Questioned

Posted Friday August 23, 2013 by Reef Relief

By HENRY FOUNTAIN. Published: August 19, 2013. New York Times An analysis...

By HENRY FOUNTAIN. Published: August 19, 2013. New York Times An analysis of water, sediment and seafood samples taken in 2010 during and after the oil spill in the Gulf...

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Disappearance of coral reefs, drastically altered marine food web on the horizon

Posted Tuesday August 06, 2013 by Reef Relief

Aug 05, 2013. PHYS.ORG If history's closest analog is any indication, the...

Aug 05, 2013. PHYS.ORG If history's closest analog is any indication, the look of the oceans will change drastically in the future as the coming greenhouse world alters marine food...

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Research provides insights into marine disease and climate

Posted Monday August 05, 2013 by Reef Relief

By Krishna Ramanujan. August 2, 2013. Cornell Cronicle Climate changes have increased...

By Krishna Ramanujan. August 2, 2013. Cornell Cronicle Climate changes have increased the occurrence of infectious diseases in some natural and agricultural systems, and developing predictive early-warning systems will be...

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Study: Sea-level rise threatens 1,400 U.S. cities

Posted Wednesday July 31, 2013 by Reef Relief

Wendy Koch, USA TODAY. July 29, 201 A rise in sea levels...

Wendy Koch, USA TODAY. July 29, 201 A rise in sea levels threatens the viability of more than 1,400 cities and towns, including Miami, Virginia Beach and Jacksonville, unless there...

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Scientists discover genes involved in immunity of sea fans to coral diseases

Posted Thursday July 25, 2013 by Reef Relief

      See photo gallery for sea fan 'Message in a...

      See photo gallery for sea fan 'Message in a Bottle.' Credit and Larger Version July 24, 2013 The following is part five in a series on the...

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Big Green Bus Comes to Reef Relief

Posted Wednesday June 26, 2013 by Reef Relief

For the 9th straight summer, 12 Dartmouth students will travel across the...

For the 9th straight summer, 12 Dartmouth students will travel across the nation in the completely student-run Big Green Bus. The Big Green Bus is a project that was founded...

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Encroaching sea already a threat in Caribbean

Posted Wednesday May 22, 2013 by Reef Relief

By David McFadden. Associated Press. 05/08/13 TELESCOPE, Grenada — The old coastal...

By David McFadden. Associated Press. 05/08/13 TELESCOPE, Grenada — The old coastal road in this fishing village at the eastern edge of Grenada sits under a couple of feet of...

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Editorial: Time running out to address climate change

Posted Wednesday May 22, 2013 by Reef Relief

Friday, May 17, 2013. Tampa Bay Times The big threat to Florida's...

Friday, May 17, 2013. Tampa Bay Times The big threat to Florida's future that elected leaders aren't talking about: the average amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. In the...

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The measure of global warming

Posted Monday May 20, 2013 by Reef Relief

May 11th 2013.The Economist AT NOON on May 4th the carbon-dioxide concentration...

May 11th 2013.The Economist AT NOON on May 4th the carbon-dioxide concentration in the atmosphere around the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii hit 400 parts per million (ppm). The average...

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Naples residents outraged about possible oil drilling

Posted Monday May 20, 2013 by Reef Relief

NAPLES, FL – Apr 28, 2013 6:41 PM EDT. http://www.nbc-2.com/ Neighbors in...

NAPLES, FL – Apr 28, 2013 6:41 PM EDT. http://www.nbc-2.com/ Neighbors in a Naples community are outraged after receiving a letter, which led to the discovery of possible oil drilling...

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