Natural Resources

"Biden Administration Moves To Expand Solar Power on US Land"

"U.S. officials announced approval Tuesday of two large-scale solar projects in California and moved to open up public lands in other Western states to potential solar power development, as part of the Biden administration’s effort to counter climate change by shifting from fossil fuels."

Source: AP, 12/22/2021

Die-Offs, Melting Ice: Climate Change Is Wreaking Havoc In Arctic Seas

"Forces profound and alarming are reshaping the upper reaches of the North Pacific and Arctic oceans, breaking the food chain that supports billions of creatures and one of the world’s most important fisheries."

Source: LA Times, 12/21/2021
February 28, 2022 to March 4, 2022

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

NISAW is an international event to raise awareness about invasive species, the threat that they pose and what can be done to prevent their spread. Local stories from field practitioners can be the most transformative. Learn more.

December 17, 2021

2021 Conference on Deep Seabed Mineral Mining

The Renewable Natural Resources Foundation's virtual conference will examine various elements around seabed mining, such as the ecology of the seabed, the possibility of addressing the climate crisis without mining the deep seabed, perspectives and activities of the U.S. State Dept. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. ET.


"Darwin In A Lab: Coral Evolution Tweaked For Global Warming"

"On a moonless summer night in Hawaii, krill, fish and crabs swirl through a beam of light as two researchers peer into the water above a vibrant reef. Minutes later, like clockwork, they see eggs and sperm from spawning coral drifting past their boat. They scoop up the fishy-smelling blobs and put them in test tubes."

Source: AP, 12/10/2021


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