U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy Final Report: Oceans in Trouble
September 24, 2004 09:54 AM - The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy

The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy (USCOP), the federally appointed body charged with reviewing the status of America's oceans and U.S. ocean policy, released its final report today. The report follows on the heels of a similar one released last year by the independent Pew Oceans Commission. Although the makeup of the two commissions was very different, they made similar recommendations and reached a common conclusion: Our oceans are in serious trouble and urgent action is needed to address the myriad problems plaguing them. "The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy (USCOP")

IFAW and lobstermen team up to protect North Atlantic right whales by replacing 3,250 miles of dangerous lobster gear
September 21, 2004 06:19 PM - International Fund for Animal Welfare

The International Fund for Animal Welfare today kicked off a project to make Massachusetts coastal waters some of the most whale-safe in North America. (By IFAW)

Emissions trading: From comprehensive to EU adapted
September 21, 2004 06:11 PM - Center for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslo (CICERO)

The Norwegian government’s proposed system for emissions trading from 2005 to 2007 will only cover about 10 percent of Norwegian emissions. (By CICERO)

Climate policy follows the money
September 21, 2004 06:08 PM - Center for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslo (CICERO)

Economically important and influential actors mean more for climate policy choices than do public opinion and pressure from environmental organizations.(By CICERO)

Hatchery snook released in 1999 is all grown up
September 21, 2004 06:04 PM - Mote Marine Laboratory

A snook raised in Mote Marine Laboratory’s Center for Fisheries Enhancement and released when it was about 7 inches long as part of an ongoing restocking study was recently caught again as a 34-inch long snook. (By Mote Marine Laboratory)

The Internet's landfill alternative
September 21, 2004 05:47 PM - Throwplace.com

Throwplace.com, the Internet's landfill alternative, promotes and facilitates recycling and reuse by providing a nation-wide venue for everyone to post and find excess inventory and possessions. (By Throwplace.com)

Sudden Oak Death Survey In Pennsylvania
September 20, 2004 01:30 PM - Pennsylvania IPM Program

Pennsylvania is taking part in a nationwide survey in an effort to protect state forests and nurseries from a newly detected disease, sudden oak death.

Biological Control Successful Against Invasive Plant
September 20, 2004 01:27 PM - Pennsylvania IPM Program

A large, beautiful purple flower is disappearing from the state's streambeds and marshlands at an increasing rate, and that's a good thing.

Composting Reduces Pest Populations
September 20, 2004 01:22 PM - Pennsylvania IPM Program

A new and innovative composting technique reduces flies and other pest populations in commercial poultry production without spraying pesticides, Penn State researchers recently discovered.

PA IPM's Web Page Gets a New Look
September 20, 2004 01:18 PM - Pennsylvania IPM Program

Trying to decide what to do about those six-legged creatures occupying your home, school, field or greenhouse? Find out the answer by visiting the Pennsylvania IPM Program's newly revamped Web site.

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