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Marketing Oysters in the Delaware Bay: Top 5 Insights

Nature Conservancy - Science

The University of Delaware researchers also tested the language that NOAA uses to describe the water quality of the bay. The size? Got Oysters?

Birding Cape Henlopen State Park, Delaware

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Over Memorial Day weekend (23-25 May) my family and I spent the weekend along the Delaware shore enjoying the beaches, natural areas, and tourist traps that make visiting the shore such a delight. And then there were the birds that made me remember for sure that I was in Delaware and not in New York. Awesome! Who cares? It was great!

Irony Alert: A Delaware Oil Company Feels Threatened by Sea Level Rise

Sierra Club Compass

Of course it took an immediate threat to its business for the Delaware City Refining Company to confront the problem. Our solution?

Shots Rain Down on the Delaware River. ~ Maya van Rossum

Elephant Journal

So why is the Philadelphia Gun Club, located in Bensalem, PA, allowed to shoot out over a motorized travel route, a public water trail, and a recreational area at the very time these areas are used by an unsuspecting public?

Delaware Unveils New Animal Welfare License Plate


Animal lovers in Delaware have a new way to help animals and flaunt their love while they drive with a brand new animal welfare license plate. The yellow plate with Read More The post Delaware Unveils New Animal Welfare License Plate appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News Transport

Life Along The Delaware Bay: A Book Review

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Life Along the Delaware Bay: Cape May, Gateway to a Million Shorebirds , by Lawrence Niles, Joanna Burger, and Amanda Dey, is a book with a mission.

Delaware Valley College Hosts Sustainability Symposium

Green (Living) Review

DOYLESTOWN, PA, September 2010 : Delaware Valley College will bring nationally known speakers and authors to campus when it hosts its 3-day symposium, Oct. Delaware Valley College is a private, multi-disciplinary college on 571 acres in Doylestown, Pa. 7-9, on issues around climate change, sustainability and our food systems.

Delaware Activists Speak Out for Clean Air

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PBF Energy Delaware City Refinery Title 5 Air Permit Hearing draft video from Kristen E on Vimeo.

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Delaware Needs Clean Car Standards Now

Sierra Club Compass

It's finally fall in Delaware, the air feels fresh and crisp and we have left behind the bad air quality days of summer.

Standing Up for Clean Air in Delaware

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The Delaware City Refinery. I have never been to Delaware before. I am not an American. I do not own a car. Processing tar.

Restoring an Ancient Nursery for Atlantic Sturgeon

Nature Conservancy - Science

Delaware State University professor Dr. Dewayne Fox and PhD student Matthew Breece weigh an adult Atlantic sturgeon. Delaware State University.

Report Back: Tuesday's Delaware City Refinery Public Hearing

Sierra Club Compass

I grew up in a suburb above Philadelphia, not very far from the Delaware refinery, and I'm proud to call this area my home.

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Counting Red Knots: Keeping Tabs on a Threatened Bird

Nature Conservancy - Science

The commercial horseshoe crab harvest has shrunken the knots’ food supply in Delaware Bay. Barry Truitt. Geolocators. Counting Since 1995.

Privacy Gone: These States allow video cameras in Dressing Rooms (who knew!?)

Elephant Journal

“Changing rooms are viewed by associates of the same gender as the changing room.”

Oyster Reef Restoration: Is a benefit/cost ratio of 7.6 worth it according to Trumponomics?

Environmental Economics

  " we estimate the coastal population in [Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey and North Carolina] willingness to pay for a 10,000 acre oyster sanctuary with 1,000 acres of constructed oyster reef to be at least $14.91 The organization posted a time lapse video Tuesday that shows how oysters can clean water. million."

"RGGI Delivers Yet Again"

Environmental Economics

Nine New England and Mid-Atlantic states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont) currently participate in the RGGI program, which limits power plant carbon emissions. RGGI states’ CO2 emissions and GDP. Source: RGGI. The $1.4 via

Top 10 Most Endangered Species

Green Earth Journey

feet long Live off the shoreline of US Rhode Island and Delaware and other New England States Have a short snout Are endangered due to heavy poaching

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Green (Living) Review

Now crops genetically engineered to work with other herbicides — such as dicamba and 2,4-D — look like they will soon come on line. Read more: [link

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The Secret Lives of Horseshoe Crabs

Nature Conservancy - Science

The lapping waves and silent dunes of the Delaware Bay shoreline create a perfect backdrop for a moonlit summer stroll. By Matt Miller.

Citizen Science Tuesday: 10 Most Popular Projects

Nature Conservancy - Science

This project requires that you travel to a lovely beach in New Jersey or Delaware. Fireflies in the Catskills. Firefly Watch. Jellywatch.

Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione on Archaeology, Conservation and Beer

Nature Conservancy - Science

His wife Mariah serves on The Nature Conservancy in Delaware ’s Board of Trustees. Related Articles. Saving the Forest for the Beers.

4 US States Have Lowered Greenhouse Gas Emissions Below 1990 Levels

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Four Northeastern states: Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts and New York emitted less carbon dioxide from fossil fuel consumption in 2007 than they did in 1990, according to energy information data compiled in a study by Environment America.

How Can We Make Energy Security Sustainable?

Nature Conservancy - Science

As it turns out, this is enough impervious surface to cover an area larger than the state of Delaware. Photo: Mark Godfrey/TNC.

First White-Tailed Tropicbird Sighted in Connecticut

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I called Dr. Erica Miller from Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research in Delaware for some advice. Today’s Guest Post is written by Linda E. Bowen, a wildlife rehabilitator licensed with CT DEEP for small mammals and reptiles (specializing in bats and is also USFWS licensed for migratory birds, specializing in waterfowl.

Ready, Set, Bird: 6 Spring Migration Hotspots

Nature Conservancy - Science

It all boils down to geography: northbound migrants crash-land on Cape May’s point after crossing the Delaware Bay. Get your bins ready.

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How Electric Vehicles That Feed the Grid Will Pay Off

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Willett Kepton of the University of Delaware. The idea is to give plug-in cars the ability to feed energy back into the grid when parked.

Offshore Sea Life: East Coast, Birds of Pennsylvania, & Texas Birds: Three Books, Three Reviews

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He not only grew up in the Philly area, he’s an active member of the Delaware Valley Ornithology Club, and has a birding career–former tour leader, current Events Coordinator for the ABA–focused on educating birders of all different levels. It’s time for some short book reviews. Well, short for me. Howell and Brian L. x 0.2

Citizen Science Tuesday: IceWatch USA

Nature Conservancy - Science

Fox on ice at Derrickson Creek in Delaware. Photo © Lee Cannon/Flickr through a Creative Commons license. What Is IceWatch USA?

Beirut architect designs bulletproof Kevlar keffiyeh

Green Prophet

People are often defensive when it comes to headscarves , which have strong links to specific religious and cultural beliefs.

A Bird Sings in Camden

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Because of my job I have, of late, been spending lots of time in southern New Jersey. But Camden, poor Camden, is what I want to focus on here.

Brothers Find Inspiration on the Appalachian Trail

Conservancy Talk

EDITOR’S NOTE: In the July/August issue of Nature Conservancy magazine we asked you to nominate your favorite hike. Ethan called out. On the A.T.

The 20 most bicycle-friendly cities in the world

Green Blog

We’re encouraged to see significant progress in top states like Washington, Delaware, Colorado and Oregon,” says League President, Andy Clarke.

A Greater Yellowlegs Bathing at Arcata Marsh

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Greater Yellowlegs ( Tringa melanoleuca ) photos by Larry Jordan Shorebirds. Why are they seemingly so difficult to identify? Photo by my friend Gail.

To Revitalize Downtowns, Tax Land Speculation

Sightline Daily

Downtown Seattle holds some of the most valuable real estate west of Minneapolis and north of San Francisco. Parking lot at Pike & 2nd AVE.

Daily Supply and Demand

Environmental Economics

Hurricane Irene is bearing down on the East Coast, threatening nearly 10% of the nation's refining capacity that lies in Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. via Future expectations of supply decreases increase demand today causing prices to rise today

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes 2015 Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges

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Delaware. Due to Prime Hook’s strategic location on the Delaware Bay, the refuge has national conservation significance as a designated RAMSAR Wetland of International Significance Site (1999), American Bird Conservancy-Important Bird Area (2000), and a Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network site (1986). Oregon. v=sk_5pt9OTLA.

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Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of May 2015?

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Corey, on the other hand, is leaving all his professional cares behind as he takes to the Delaware coast. Memorial Day weekend offers Americans the best of two splendid seasons: an unofficial start to summer while spring migration is still flying. And we get three days in our weekend to celebrate. Live it up! How about you?

The Oil Spill That Could Happen Here, Part 1

Sightline Daily

Claymont, Delaware (September 28, 1985) The tanker Grand Eagle ran aground on the Marcus Hook Bar in the Delaware River after losing power to its steering system. Spills are an unfortunate reality of moving oil on or near water. They happen in remote areas and in the middle of cities. These are the stories of the the danger ahead.

Offshore wind farms may slow down hurricanes, study shows

Green (Living) Review

"The little turbines can fight back the beast," said co-author Cristina Archer , an associate professor at the University of Delaware''s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment. Wind turbines generate renewable electricity, but new research shows they could have another major benefit: weakening hurricanes before they make landfall.