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Species360: Aquariums can play a crucial role in sustaining marine and freshwater species vulnerable to climate change
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Looking beyond the sharks and manta rays that catch the eye of visitors, researchers find great conservation potential in the wealth of fish and corals residing in the world's zoos and aquariums, says Species360 Conservation Science Alliance. A study published this week in Journal for Nature Conservation reports that aquariums hold 21 percent of the coral species that are Vulnerable to Climate Change.
First Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum initiative heralds Awareness to Action in San Francisco
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Delivering the inaugural Black History Month welcome remarks, Bay Ecotarium and Smithsonian Affiliated Aquarium of the Bay President and CEO, George Jacob shared his vision for the $260 million Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum in the making in San Francisco.
OPINION: RIO was a huge wake-up call that Global Warming has hit the Olympics. Senator Bernie Sanders said in September that global warming is accelerating and more dire than projected. After seeing that August Ties July For Hottest Month Ever (Popular Science), I asked the UN’s top Ocean consultant Leonard Sonnenschein, what are the chances of swimming in the Tokyo Olympic waters in 2020, and snow at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, if our governments do not act quickly enough?
NEWS: (MIAMI BEACH, Fla.) One of the most urgent issues South Florida's municipal leaders must tackle is sea level rise. Faced with inevitable flooding problems. RMA, which is currently planning and redeveloping several cities along the coast, sent their Director of Urban Design and Planning, Natasha Alfonso, to the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit to help their clients stay ahead of the challenge.
OPINION: It was a miracle that Mexico’s jewel, Puerto Vallarta, was not wiped off the map with Patricia’s 220 mph winds on Friday October 23, and not one life was lost. The U.N. reported that “Patricia had accelerated to that of Typhoon Haiyan, which displaced millions of people and left 7,300 dead in the Philippines in 2013.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host the 2013 Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Scholar Symposium:...
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- From August 18 – 28, 2013, twelve women climate leaders from across the Pacific region will visit Washington, D.C., Pensacola,...
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today its second cohort of 20 Fulbright Regional...