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August 27, 2014
Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty

By CORAL DAVENPORT AUG. 26, 2014. New York Times WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress. In preparation for this agreement, to be signed at a United Nations summit meeting in 2015 […]

November 13, 2013
Dolphin-Killing Virus Spreads South, May Be Infecting Whales Too

By Nadia Drake . htp:// A viral outbreak that’s killing bottlenose dolphins is moving down the U.S. East Coast as the animals migrate south for the winter. Between July 1 and November 3, at least 753 animals have died. The outbreak began along the coast between New York and Virginia this summer. Now, carcasses are […]

April 17, 2013
Corals in Crisis in the Marshall Islands

From: Published April 12, 2013 10:28 AM With our planet’s coral reefs in danger of extinction by 2050, why is the U.S. Government mining healthy reefs to use as building filler? Petitioners are calling for the U.S. Government to halt excavation of the healthy coral reefs that surround the Marshall Islands. Coral mining is […]

March 7, 2013
Fisheries Economics of the United States 2011

March 7, 2013. NOAA Fisheries Service Today we released the report Fisheries Economics of the United States 2011.  The report provides economic statistics on U.S. commercial and recreational fisheries and marine-related businesses for each coastal state and the nation. The report is the sixth volume in an annual series designed to give the public accessible economic […]