Posts tagged with pollution

Coastal light pollution disturbs marine animals, new study shows

Posted Wednesday April 29, 2015 by Reef Relief

Public Release: 28-Apr-2015. University of Exeter. Marine ecosystems can be changed by...

Public Release: 28-Apr-2015. University of Exeter. Marine ecosystems can be changed by night-time artificial lighting according to new research published in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters. The results indicate...

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ACTION ALERT: Tell EPA to pass strong new regulations on oil dispersants

Posted Tuesday April 14, 2015 by Reef Relief

EARTHJUSTICE ACTION ALERT: Almost 2 million gallons of toxic chemical dispersants were...

EARTHJUSTICE ACTION ALERT: Almost 2 million gallons of toxic chemical dispersants were dumped in the Gulf of Mexico during the 2010 BP drilling disaster, to ”clean up“ the oil spill....

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2015 Blue Vision Summit

Posted Tuesday March 31, 2015 by Reef Relief

                           Blue Vision Summits bring ocean conservation leaders together every two...

                           Blue Vision Summits bring ocean conservation leaders together every two years to network, build the blue movement and meet with the Administration and Congress to restore the blue...

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Environmental Groups ‘Rally In Tally’ To Talk Amendment 1 Spending

Posted Thursday February 19, 2015 by Reef Relief

By Katie Campbell on February 18th, 2015 . WUFT News UPDATE: Amendment...

By Katie Campbell on February 18th, 2015 . WUFT News UPDATE: Amendment 1 supporters boarded their buses back home from the “Rally in Tally” around 5 p.m. after a long...

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Moral licensing; policy change

Posted Thursday February 19, 2015 by Reef Relief

February 18, 2015 Tom A water conservation campaign in Boston gave residents...

February 18, 2015 Tom A water conservation campaign in Boston gave residents weekly feedback on water use. Researchers, in comparing those water users with a control group, found that residents with...

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Catch the bus and speak out to protect Florida’s water and public lands!

Posted Monday February 02, 2015 by Reef Relief

  On February 18, Floridians' Clean Water Declaration and Amendment 1 activists...

  On February 18, Floridians' Clean Water Declaration and Amendment 1 activists will join forces for a "Floridians for Clean Water & Amendment 1 Rally" on the front steps of the...

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Feb. 18 Floridians for Clean Water & Amendment 1 Rally

Posted Friday January 23, 2015 by Reef Relief

Now that thousands of people have signed the Floridians' Clean Water Declaration...

Now that thousands of people have signed the Floridians' Clean Water Declaration and millions of Florida voters said yes to Amendment 1 this past November, it's time to take our message...

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The Big Number That Shows Just How Much Cruise Ships Are Polluting the World’s Oceans

Posted Tuesday December 09, 2014 by Reef Relief

By Taylor Hill . http://www.takepart.com Taylor Hill is TakePart's associate environment and...

By Taylor Hill . http://www.takepart.com Taylor Hill is TakePart's associate environment and wildlife editor. They say cruise ship passengers put on a pound a day while sailing, but that’s not...

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These artists turn ocean trash into really classy art

Posted Monday September 29, 2014 by Reef Relief

By Amelia Urry 27 Sep 2014 8:30 AM The things we are...

By Amelia Urry 27 Sep 2014 8:30 AM The things we are doing to our ocean by and large ain’t pretty. From “plastic soup” to dead albatross babies, we’re stomping through...

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The true cost of your beefburger is much worse than you know

Posted Tuesday July 22, 2014 by Reef Relief

Gidon Eshel. 22nd July 2014. The Ecologist US beef carries a heavy...

Gidon Eshel. 22nd July 2014. The Ecologist US beef carries a heavy environmental cost in water, land, emissions. But few of us know quite how damaging beef is, writes Gidon...

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EPA gives Florida edict on emissions

Posted Wednesday July 09, 2014 by Reef Relief

The federal government is proposing that Florida cut its carbon dioxide emissions...

The federal government is proposing that Florida cut its carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 38 percent by the year 2030.   Ledyard King and Maureen Groppe, June 3,...

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Plastic waste causes USD 13 bln damage to marine ecosystem

Posted Tuesday July 01, 2014 by Reef Relief

From Tracy Gill – NOAA Federal Plastic waste causes USD 13 bln...

From Tracy Gill – NOAA Federal Plastic waste causes USD 13 bln damage to marine ecosystem: UN http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/plastic-waste-causes-usd-13-bln-damage-to-marine-ecosystem-un-114062400540_1.html Plastic waste causes an annual damage of USD 13 billion to the...

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Florida squarely in cross-hairs of climate change, new report says (w/video)

Posted Wednesday June 11, 2014 by Reef Relief

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 1:10pm Craig Pittman, Times Staff Writer In a...

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 1:10pm Craig Pittman, Times Staff Writer In a federal report being called "the loudest and clearest alarm bell to date" regarding climate change, the Tampa Bay...

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Lawmakers aim cash at Everglades cleanup

Posted Monday April 21, 2014 by Reef Relief

By Aaron Deslatte and Tonya Alanez, Staff Writers 5:27 a.m. EDT, April...

By Aaron Deslatte and Tonya Alanez, Staff Writers 5:27 a.m. EDT, April 21, 2014   TALLAHASSEE— While paying for a cleanup, the Florida Legislature is poised to adjourn May 2...

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Federal judge signs agreement for $1.6 billion in Miami-Dade sewer repairs – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com

Posted Wednesday April 16, 2014 by Reef Relief

Federal judge signs agreement for $1.6 billion in Miami-Dade sewer repairs –...

Federal judge signs agreement for $1.6 billion in Miami-Dade sewer repairs – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com. By Patricia Mazzei [email protected] Years in the making, a legal agreement is finally in place...

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OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day

Posted Wednesday April 16, 2014 by Reef Relief

By Heather McTeer Toney, Regional Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

By Heather McTeer Toney, Regional Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency The Southeast will join the rest of the nation and countries across the world in celebrating Earth Day...

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Why Choose an Earth-friendly Diet?

Posted Tuesday April 08, 2014 by Reef Relief

The Center for Biological Diversity's Take Extinction Off Your Plate Project In...

The Center for Biological Diversity's Take Extinction Off Your Plate Project In a world with more than 7 billion people — and growing — the toll on wildlife is impossible...

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