https://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2020/02/puget-sound-energy-installs-residential-solar-arrays-through-land-trust-program/Eleven low- to moderate-income homeowners are now making electricity from the sun, thanks to Solarize the Land Trust, a project piloted by Spark Northwest and Homestead Community Land Trust in King County, Washington. For many […]
https://www.sportdiver.com/sipadan-island-to-start-annual-reef-closures-in-november?dom=rss-default&src=syn NewsIn an effort to reduce stress on corals, Sipadan Island in East Malaysia will close reefs for one month a year starting in November 2020. Original Title: Sipadan Island to Start Annual Reef Closures […]
https://www.deeperblue.com/cozumel-reefs-re-opened-for-divers/Some of the coral reefs off Cozumel, Mexico that were closed in September have been temporarily re-opened to divers.
https://grist.org/climate/red-sky-flying-embers-australias-fires-are-the-first-climate-disaster-of-the-decade/Wildfires scorched almost every continent in 2019, but the ongoing wildfires in Australia have caused unprecedented damage. As fires have blanketed more than 12 million acres of land in Australia, killing at least 20 people […]
https://www.divenewswire.com/coral-restoration-foundation-curacao-announces-new-partner-dive-center/The non-profit organization, Coral Restoration Foundation Curaçao (CRFC) has announced a new partnership with Dive Center Scuba Do. A new coral nursery consisting of 6 coral trees has been installed at Dive Center Scuba Do’s […]
https://bangordailynews.com/2019/12/06/news/state/another-cut-in-cod-fishing-not-enough-for-environmentalists/PORTLAND, Maine — Fishing regulators are proposing another cutback to the catch limits for Atlantic cod, but some environmentalists say the move isn’t significant enough to slow the loss of the species. Atlantic cod fishing […]
https://bangordailynews.com/2019/12/05/news/aroostook/maine-potatoes-expected-to-be-in-strong-demand-after-frosts-stunt-western-harvest/PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — It’s looking like people across the country may be eating County potatoes in the new year. Cold weather has led to poor potato harvests across the United States and Canada, Bloomberg […]
https://scubadiverlife.com/bill-ban-u-s-shark-fin-trade-passes-house/On November 20, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to ban the U.S. shark fin trade. The Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act (H.R. 737), which was introduced by Reps. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan […]
https://www.deeperblue.com/u-s-house-passes-shark-fin-sales-elimination-act/The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed a bill that would prohibit the sale, purchase, and possession of shark fins in the United States.
https://www.deeperblue.com/neal-watsons-bimini-scuba-center-now-offering-daily-tiger-shark-dives/If diving with tiger sharks has been one of the items on your bucket list, the folks at Neal Watson’s Bimini Scuba Center may have just the thing for you.