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Lock Dating to Revolutionary War Period Found at Michigan Fort

Archived, 125 days ago From Smithsonian Magazine 

In 1779, during the height of the Revolutionary War, British soldiers commanding the fort of Michilimackinac in Michigan began to worry that the post was vulnerable to naval attacks by American rebels. Because the entire community of Michilimackinac ...

The Right Steps To Save Our Oceans On World Ocean Day

Archived, 125 days ago From Wildlife Conservation Society 

This week, the ocean finally gets the attention it deserves ? and desperately needs. Delegates from almost all of the United Nations' 193 member states have gathered for the U.N. Ocean Conference, an unprecedented and historic special session of the ...

China Breaks Ground On First Forest City That Fights Air Pollution

Archived, 125 days ago From Rainforest Alliance 

A pollution-fighting green city unlike any before is springing to life in China. Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, the first ?Forest City? is now under construction Liuzhou, Guangxi Province. The futuristic city will use renewable energy for self ...

Unified Action on Climate Change Needed

Archived, 125 days ago From Wildlife Conservation Society 

In response the U.S.'s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, WCS President and CEO Cristian Samper expressed disappointment. ...

Great Barrier Reef Supports 64 000 Jobs And Generates $6.4 Billion For Australian Economy Deloitte Calculates

Archived, 125 days ago From Marine Conservation Institute 

The Great Barrier Reef, the world?s largest living structure, spanning an area larger than the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and the Netherlands put together, is not only a haven for countless thousands of marine species. The Great Barrier Reef also p ...

Smallholders Our Best Hope For Sustainability

Archived, 125 days ago From WWF 

Vietnam is one of the world?s largest exporters of wood and wood products. Overall exports in 2016 were valued at nearly $7 billion. Yet its forests, ravaged by war and degraded by logging and land clearance, contain almost no untouched primary fores ...

Promoting Healthy Oceans The Global Ocean Refuge System

Archived, 125 days ago From Marine Conservation Institute 

Healthy oceans are essential to human survival and prosperity, yet oceans are severely impacted worldwide by human activities, including overfishing, climate change, industrialization, pollution and habitat destruction. The solution? Marine protected ...

11 Jaw Dropping Ocean Photos

Archived, 125 days ago From Ocean Conservancy 

The 2017 Marine Wildlife and Seascapes Photo Contest is underway, and we are amazed at the quality of this year?s submissions. From frolicking sea lions to stunning sunsets, the photos this year are better than ever. ...

Working With You To Rebalance The Planet

Archived, 126 days ago From Rainforest Alliance 

Nearly half of the Earth's original forest cover has already been lost, and each year an additional 32 million acres are destroyed. Our world is facing the greatest extinction crisis since the fall of the dinosaurs some 65 million years ago. The futu ...

Rainforest To Be Felled With Norwegian Money Stop It

Archived, 126 days ago From Rainforest Rescue 

The Norwegian government is considering whether to finance industrial logging in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Twenty million hectares of virgin rainforest could be given to the logging industry. Trade in tropical timber destroys the liveliho ...

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