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Part 4: Rescue for the Global Ocean

Illustration: Global Ocean Commission

Part 4: Rescue for the Global Ocean

Source: Huffington Post/Peter Neill - August 1, 2014

We are featuring Peter Neill’s contributions to the Huffington Post highlighting the Global Ocean Commission report released last month. Peter Neill is the Director of more…

Part 3: Rescue for the Global Ocean

Illustration: Global Ocean Commission

Part 3: Rescue for the Global Ocean

Source: Huffington Post/Peter Neill - July 31, 2014

We are featuring Peter Neill’s contributions to the Huffington Post highlighting the Global Ocean Commission report released last month. Peter Neill is the Director of more…

Part 2: Rescue for the Global Ocean

Illustration: Global Ocean Commission

Part 2: Rescue for the Global Ocean

Source: Huffington Post/Peter Neill - July 30, 2014

We are featuring Peter Neill’s contributions to the Huffington Post highlighting the Global Ocean Commission report released last month. Peter Neill is the Director of more…

Part 1: Rescue for the Global Ocean

Illustration: Global Ocean Commission

Part 1: Rescue for the Global Ocean

Source: Huffington Post/Peter Neill - July 29, 2014

For the next four days, we featuring Peter Neill's contributions to the Huffington Post highlighting the Global Ocean Commission report released last month. Peter Neill more…

Final List For UN Sustainable Development Agenda Forwarded to General Assembly

Photo: Getty

Final List For UN Sustainable Development Agenda Forwarded to General Assembly

Source: UN - July 28, 2014

22 July 2014 – Member States have forwarded to the United Nations General Assembly a set of proposed goals that consider economic, social and environmental more…

The Next Gold Rush: Mining the Seafloor

Photo: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

The Next Gold Rush: Mining the Seafloor

Source: BBC News/David Shukman - July 25, 2014

Vast new areas of the ocean floor have been opened up in an accelerating search for valuable minerals including manganese, copper and gold.

In a more…

Cuba to Use Mangroves to Combat Rising Seas

Photo: Steeve Maltais

Cuba to Use Mangroves to Combat Rising Seas

Source: AP/Andrea Rodriguez - July 24, 2014

Many people in this hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yards) farther out. That was four more…

Dar es Salaam to Build Megacity Prepared for Climate Change

Photo: Maria Sarungi/The Citizen

Dar es Salaam to Build Megacity Prepared for Climate Change

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Kizito Makoye - July 23, 2014

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tanzania’s largest commercial city - one of the fastest-growing in Africa - has redrawn its master plan to more…

High Seas Absorb CO2, But Only if There is Fish

Photo: Roger Grace/Greenpeace

High Seas Absorb CO2, But Only if There is Fish

Source: Rabble/Stephen Leahy - July 22, 2014

Marine life in the high seas soak up twice as much CO2 from the atmosphere as Canada emits every year, a new study by the Global more…

Australia to Cut Carbon Tax, Replace With Incentives

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Australia to Cut Carbon Tax, Replace With Incentives

Source: AFP/Martine Parry - July 21, 2014

Australia's axing of its carbon tax and a plan to replace it by offering incentives to polluters to increase their energy efficiency is "the perfect more…