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Climate Adaptation, a Blog by Michael Cote

Climate Adaptation, a Blog by Michael Cote

Despite the bold talk of massive infrastructure improvements in the direct aftermath of the storm called Sandy, Cote wonders if the nation’s famously short memory will prove a barrier now…

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Great White Shark, Studied By Oceans Research

Great White Shark, Studied By Oceans Research

There is no such thing as “swimming beaches” or “surfing beaches.” These are just qualities humans attribute to these areas. All of them are just beaches, all holding the same types of dangers; rip-tides, waves, currents and of course wild animals. Great white sharks are commonly found in near shore locations, and its important again to remind people that the environment does not belong to us selectively for our use.

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Puyehue-Cordón Caulle, Volcanic Ashes Images

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle, Volcanic Ashes Images

The Puyehue-Cordón volcano in Chile continues to spew ash and perhaps the greatest danger posed by the Volcano Complex, is the thick layer of ashes and pumice stones being deposited east of the volcano, on land and lake shores, choking nearby lakes and rivers, with traces found worldwide as well. The images are as frightening as they are beautiful.

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C40 Large Cities Climate Summit

C40 Large Cities Climate Summit

A financing agreement with the World Bank to help the world’s major cities better adapt to climate change, has been reached a the fourth C40 summit, in Sao Paulo.

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River Water and Salty Ocean Water Used to Generate Electricity?

River Water and Salty Ocean Water Used to Generate Electricity?

Stanford researchers have developed a battery that takes advantage of the difference in salinity between freshwater and seawater to produce electricity.

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History of Nuclear Power Needs to Be Addressed, Expert Says

History of Nuclear Power Needs to Be Addressed, Expert Says

We need to consider what we want our energy legacy to be, and how we as a society plan to deal with the aftermath of whatever we choose.

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The Gulf and the Environment: Redefining the Relationship

The Gulf and the Environment: Redefining the Relationship

Any environmental tragedy is also a human tragedy, and because the oil is largely out of sight and for many out of mind, it is still wreaking havoc on the environment and the people whose lives depend on it.

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Plastic Pollution and Chile Coastline, The Latest 5 Gyres Mission

Plastic Pollution and Chile Coastline, The Latest 5 Gyres Mission

5 Gyres, an organization that seeks to study plastic pollution in waters around the world, has embarked on a new mission exploring the southern coast of Chile to document any and all incidents of plastic pollution.

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Protecting Nature Through “Radical Collaboration”

Protecting Nature Through “Radical Collaboration”

For too long, the conservation movement has viewed development as something that must be stopped in order to protect nature. Conversely, businesses and governments have traditionally given too little thought to the value of nature.

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