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!

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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.

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Underwater Santa Barbara Sound System Tries To Keep Whales, Ships Apart

"The taut rope that was lowering an underwater listening station to the ocean’s floor collapsed on the tug boat’s deck with a slap, signaling to the crew on board that their mission was complete. They had successfully deployed a sound system in the Santa Barbara Channel."

Source: LA Times, 08/20/2019

Toxic Indiana Steel Mill Spill Kills Fish, Closes L. Michigan Beaches

"Three Lake Michigan beaches remain closed after a northwest Indiana steel mill dumped toxic chemicals into a tributary earlier this week, an incident that was not reported to the public until hundreds of dead fish began floating past boaters."

Source: Chicago Tribune, 08/20/2019

"Bristol Bay: EPA Deleted Scientists' Concerns About Pebble Analysis"

"EPA scientists wanted their agency to ask for a new environmental review of the proposed Pebble mine project but were overridden by political staffers, according to several sources and a key document obtained by E&E News."

Source: Greenwire, 08/19/2019

Microscopic Plastic Fibers Rain From The Sky In Rocky Mountains

"Plastic was the furthest thing from Gregory Wetherbee’s mind when he began analyzing rainwater samples collected from the Rocky Mountains. “I guess I expected to see mostly soil and mineral particles,” said the US Geological Survey researcher. Instead, he found multicolored microscopic plastic fibers."

Source: Guardian, 08/15/2019

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