http://bangordailynews.com/2019/06/14/news/midcoast/belfast-salmon-farm-developers-clear-a-key-hurdle/The Maine Department of Environmental Protection decided Thursday that Nordic Aquafarms’ pending permit applications are complete for processing, despite the efforts of the land-based fish farm opponents to have the state summarily throw out at […]
https://www.popsci.com/this-month-climate-change-news?dom=rss-default&src=syn Environment 16 things we learned about climate change this month. The climate is changing fast. Here’s everything you need to keep up with environmental science.
https://grist.org/article/disaster-stricken-farmers-in-the-midwest-take-to-twitter-to-document-destruction/Nonstop rain has turned planting season in the Midwest on its head. Photos uploaded to Twitter by frustrated farmers under the hashtag #noplant19 show hundreds of arable acres covered in water, tractors mired in feet […]
http://bangordailynews.com/2019/05/29/news/new-england/new-england-researchers-have-found-a-new-way-to-measure-whale-stress/Whale researchers in New England believe they’ve found a new way to measure the amount of stress felt by whales when they experience traumas such as entanglements in fishing gear, and they say the technique […]
https://grist.org/politics/the-trump-administration-escalates-its-fight-against-climate-science/President Trump has made it clear in the past two years that he sees the climate crisis as something between an inconvenience, a hoax, and a joke, even as his own government issued dire warnings […]
https://www.reinsurancene.ws/berkshire-hathaway-suffers-q1-underwriting-losses-again/For the second consecutive year, Warren Buffett’s reinsurance businesses at Berkshire Hathaway have suffered an underwriting loss for the first-quarter, but the overall performance of the re/insurance segment of the conglomerate rose thanks to investment […]
https://grist.org/article/insurance-experts-rank-climate-change-as-top-risk-for-2019/It’s no secret that climate change comes at a cost — so much so that even the insurance industry has flagged it as a priority. According to a new industry survey, actuaries (the people who […]
http://bangordailynews.com/2019/05/02/news/state/new-rules-aim-to-stop-alarming-loss-of-key-lobster-bait-fish/Interstate fishing managers have approved new protections for an important species of small fish that they hope will help reverse an alarming trend in the fish’s population. An arm of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries […]
https://www.deeperblue.com/registration-now-open-for-the-curacao-international-dive-festival/Registration is now open for the Curacao International Dive Festival.
https://grist.org/article/climate-changes-deadliest-effects-are-unfolding-under-the-sea/Think of the dangers climate change poses to animals, and you’ll likely picture skinny polar bears or cliff-diving walruses (collective sob). But it turns out that our overheating planet is actually wreaking the most havoc […]