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Sea Creatures, Joseph Bellows Gallery

Sea Creatures, Joseph Bellows Gallery

To launch the summer season, Joseph Bellows Gallery is pleased to present three discrete yet complementary exhibitions titled, Sea Creatures by Joni Sternbach, Dana Montlack & Liz Lantz. The separate exhibitions will feature selections from each artist’s work that examine life above, below and around the sea.

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City Pavement Affects Weather and Foster Build-up of Polluted Air

City Pavement Affects Weather and Foster Build-up of Polluted Air

Urban development is exacerbating air pollution in coastal regions, new research says. The study, led by researchers at the U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), found that the sprawl of strip malls and other paved areas can affect weather patterns, trapping pollutants and hurting air quality during the summer months.

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Coastal States Discuss U.S. Tsunami Capabilities, Local Preparedness Needs

Coastal States Discuss U.S. Tsunami Capabilities, Local Preparedness Needs

The tsunami threat is often overlooked in the Atlantic basin, including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, because catastrophic events in that region have been rare. However, in January 2010, an earthquake off the coast of Haiti generated a 10-foot high tsunami, and nearly 2,000 people were killed in 1946 when a tsunami struck the Dominican Republic.

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A Giant Brought to Its Knees: The Atlantic Coastal Forest

A Giant Brought to Its Knees: The Atlantic Coastal Forest

The Atlantic Forest is a shadow of its former self. Originally covering more than 386,000 sq. miles along Brazil’s coast, extending into eastern Paraguay and northeastern Argentina. Today less than 7% of that cover remains, in the wake of centuries of forest clearing for agriculture and urban development, and fragmented by centuries of unsustainable use and logging.

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“100 percent trash boat” sets sail in Taiwan

“100 percent trash boat” sets sail in Taiwan

“ForEver” a boat built completely from plastic bottles and other recycled materials, including old advertising banners, set sail in Taiwan to raise awareness about the marine environment. As Canadian province of Manitoba bans plastic water bottles from its offices.

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The World Oceans Day: Ocean IQ Challenge

The World Oceans Day: Ocean IQ Challenge

All the Way to the Ocean would like to announce our first contest “The World Oceans Day: Ocean IQ Challenge” in honor of and to celebrate World Oceans Day. By Joel Harper.

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EPA Concerns to Proposed Oil Pipeline From Canada to Gulf Coast

EPA Concerns to Proposed Oil Pipeline From Canada to Gulf Coast

The Environmental Protection Agency has raised concerns about a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from western Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast.

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World Oceans Day: Tomorrow June 8th

World Oceans Day: Tomorrow June 8th

Our planet’s biggest celebration of the ocean is held every June 8th. The UN official designation of World Oceans Day is an opportunity to raise global awareness of the current challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oceans.The aim is to challenge participants to view ocean protection as a way of life. The 2011 Theme is: “Our oceans: greening our future”

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South West Marine Debris Cleanup

South West Marine Debris Cleanup

The South West Marine Debris Cleanup is an annual trip orchestrated by Environmental Scientist Matt Dell to the remote wilderness of Tasmania, where tonnes of rubbish can be found on the beaches of this pristine and isolated environment.This is his story. A video by Johnny Abegg.

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