Water & Oceans

August 31, 2009

DEADLINE: SEJ Post-Conference Tour / IJNR Lake Country Institute

SEJ Members: Apply by August 31st for an all-expenses-paid fellowship for SEJ's Oct 11-14, 2009, post-conference tour: IJNR's Lake Country Institute!

June 2, 2009

DEADLINE: The Puget Sound Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources

The Institutes for Journalism & Natural Resources is inviting applications for its Puget Sound Institute, a nine-day journey in July 2009 through parts of northwest Washington that will examine a variety of newsworthy topics.

Finding Heightens Concern Over Tiny Bits Of Plastic Polluting Oceans

"Scientists are looking for -- and finding -- little bits of plastic in a lot of places lately: ice cores, deep sea sediments, coral reefs, crab gills, the digestive system of mussels, even German beer. Now, new research suggests they need not actually be searching for the man-made material to discover it."

Source: Huffington Post, 03/24/2015

Study: the Gulf Stream System May Already Be Weakening. That's Not Good

A newly published study suggests climate change may be weakening the thermohaline circulation of the North Atlantic (responsible for the Gulf Stream). Scientists (and Hollywood screenwriters) have long feared that such a scenario could bring sudden climate shifts and unpleasant surprises.

Source: Vox, 03/24/2015
March 31, 2015 to April 1, 2015

2015 Spring Runoff Conference

This event, hosted annually by the Utah State University Water Initiative in Logan, provides a forum for interdisciplinary sharing and exchange of ideas on water-related issues in Utah and the Intermountain Region extending to all aspects of water science, ecology, policy, engineering, and management.

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