From the Des Moines Register Click this link for a video where environmental reporter Perry Beeman explores Iowa’s fertilizer runoff and Louisiana’s fisheries: http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20121029/NEWS/310290013/Dead-zone-s-size-tied-tightly-to-water-levels?archive&nclick_check=1 The Gulf of Mexico dead zone changes by the year, even by the hour. Its… Read More ›
Month: October 2012
What About Sea Otters & Seismic Blasts?
Editor’s Note: Carol Georgi is the California Central Coast marine Sanctuary Alliance Coordinator. She is active in halting the proposed PG&E Seismic Testing proposal along the Central Coast. Her concern, as shown in this letter to the US Fish and… Read More ›
Whales Revealed to be BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Victims
From the Guardian.uk US downplayed effect of Deepwater oil spill on whales, emails reveal Documents obtained by Greenpeace show officials controlling information about wildlife affected by the disaster Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 24 October 2012 07.03 EDT… Read More ›
When the Methane Blows, What’s Next?
Alanna Mitchell covered this subject in her 2009 book, Seasick: “…methane hydrate molecules, when cold, are like geodesic domes, stable structures that remain in the ocean’s deeps…If the molecules are shaken up or warmed, the bonds break and bubbles of… Read More ›
Protecting the Coral Triangle
From The Nature Conservancy Between the southern tip of Asia and northern Australia, hundreds of miles of coral reef bind six island nations – Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, East Timor, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. From sea turtles… Read More ›
Coastal Community Protests Decibel Levels, Intensity of Proposed Seismic Testing
By Charmaine Coimbra Citizens along the Central Coast of California have joined forces to halt the proposed seismic testing in the ocean waters that lap up against the Diablo Nuclear Plant, as reported in a recent Neptune 911 post. The… Read More ›
Seismic Stress On Great Barrier Reef Whales
For more news about the Great Barrier Reef, read today’s report: Half of Great Barrier Reef Lost In Past 3 Decades by: GRAHAM LLOYD, ENVIRONMENT EDITOR From: The Australian October 01, 2012 12:00AM WHEN shipping was stopped in Canada’s Bay… Read More ›