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Posted on September 6, 2017 - 11:37am, by nwehner
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Via Stuff.co.nz

Seabed trawling and dredging are damaging ecologically-significant marine sites in the Marlborough Sounds, with about 1600 hectares destroyed since the previous survey.

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Posted on September 6, 2017 - 11:04am, by nwehner

Via Phys.org

"Who cares about the Great Barrier Reef? Many people, and according to a paper published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, some of the most passionately connected individuals can come from far away places, across the globe."

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Posted on September 6, 2017 - 10:23am, by nwehner
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Via The Washington Post

The EPA has funded the Bay Journal, a newspaper reporting on environmental issues in the Chesapeake Bay region since 1991. Now that the Journal is criticizing the Trump administration's environmental priorities, the agency has abruptly cut its funding.

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Posted on September 5, 2017 - 5:09pm, by nwehner
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Via The Washington Post

Grant officers are being told to eliminate references to 'climate change' in grant solicitations, and the political aide (John Konkus) has already canceled nearly $2 million in grants to universities and nonprofits.

MEAM

Editor’s note: In most instances in this article, the term “value” is used to indicate the importance and/or usefulness of something and is not a reference to a strictly monetary value. Cultural ecosystem services (described briefly in the article) provide a useful typology for cultural values that the ocean holds for stakeholders.

MEAM

By Tundi Agardy, Contributing Editor, MEAM. Email: tundiagardy [at] earthlink.net

Editor’s note: In this article, the term “value” is generally used to indicate the importance and/or usefulness of something and is not a referring to a strictly monetary value. Cultural ecosystem services or “cultural services” provide a typology for cultural values that the ocean holds for stakeholders.

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