Water conservation is something we all need to think about in our everyday lives if we want to save some drinking water for the future…
With the amount of rain falling during the heaviest storms increasing by 20 percent over the last century, cities have good reason to be preparing for lots of rain this summer.
In his new book Tides, author & conservationist Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides…
Researchers have found that federally funded beach nourishment projects in New York and New Jersey prior to Hurricane Sandy saved an estimated $1.3 billion in avoided damages. Now the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking these findings to improve future beach nourishment projects…
This new infographic from Dive.in shows how pollution and other environmental ills are making the ocean a dirty and dangerous place for humans to recreate in and eat from.
While Tanna Frederick may be well known as a mainstay of the Los Angeles theater community and founder of the Iowa Film Festival, she is also a passionate surfer and committed conservationist. In 2008 she launched the non-profit Project Save Our Surf to promote clean oceans and water, and when she’s not on stage, works tirelessly […]
There are signs that the era where plastic microbeads from personal care products pollute bodies of water worldwide and aquatic food chains might be drawing to a close. Microbeads are miniscule spheres of plastic commonly added as abrasives to personal care products like face scrubs, shower gels and toothpaste. They’re designed to wash down the […]
Group calls for volunteers to join the campaign to help patrol beaches in order to protect nesting turtles, their eggs & hatchlings… Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (Sea Shepherd) announces sea turtle defense campaign Operation Jairo, to take place this summer in three regions critical to nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings – southeastern Florida, Honduras and […]
If you’re curious about how all the carbon pollution we are spewing into the atmosphere is affecting the world’s oceans, check out A Sea Change, a documentary film by Barbara Ettinger. The film follows Sven Huseby, a retired high school history teacher and devoted grandfather, on a quest to find out what’s killing terapods and […]
EarthTalk’s Ethan Goffman interviews Jackie Savitz, Oceana’s Vice President for U.S. Oceans, on the dangers of drilling for oil off the Atlantic coast and in the Arctic . . . If you’d rather read it than watch it, the full transcript of our discussion with Jackie is below… EarthTalk: The Obama administration has recently put a […]