Seagrass

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Name: Seagrass
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Island Style: Design Essentials of the Caribbean Home

The days are getting shorter, my hydrangeas are fading and autumn coffee drinks are already popping up on menus. Yup, these are sure signs that summer is winding to a close. So let's first journey to the Caribbean where summer never ends and see how ... [Published Apartment Therapy - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Bahamas, India, Wood, Seagrass
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Federal agencies suggest several changes to plan for proposed marina in Coral Bay

ST. THOMAS - Two federal agencies have submitted recommendations to amend plans for the proposed St. John marina in Coral Bay.The V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources sought the opinions of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National ... [Published Virgin Islands Daily News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Calls for help to clean Kaipara Moana

Updated 9 minutes agoAn environmental group that is working to revitalise Kaipara Moana in Northland wants people to take part in a hui looking at strategies to preserve it.The Kaipara Harbour estuary.Photo: Photo NZThe Integrated Kaipara Harbour Management ... [Published Radio New Zealand - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Snapper season on the horizon, so is return of missing canoe

WELL if that doesn't stir up the fishing, nothing will!Wednesday presented a perfect opportunity to break out the tools and grease to strip and service a big pile of offshore reels.Around noon, I looked out the window as it chucked down and thought to ... [Published Byron Shire News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

A Look Into the Gullah Geechee Culture

Growing up in Beaufort, South Carolina , in the 1970s, Pete Marovich often overheard locals speaking “a rapid-fire language that sounded similar to English.” At the time, he had no idea then that it was a dialect that had been passed down from their enslaved ... [Published Ebony - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bird sanctuary a shore thing

A bird sanctuary second only to the Coorong in size is to be created on Adelaide's northern coast amid 2,300 hectares of salt flats.Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation, Ian Hunter said the project, a 60 kilometre long sanctuary stretching ... [Published PSNews - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

New Findings on Biogeoscience from University of Evora Summarized (Resource utilization and trophic position of nematodes and harpacticoid copepods...

New Findings on Biogeoscience from University of Evora Summarized (Resource utilization and trophic position of nematodes and harpacticoid copepods in and adjacent to Zostera noltii beds)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science Weekly -- New ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

AMCS Welcomes Change of Stance from Dawson MP (Australia)

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) yesterday welcomed acknowledgment from Federal MP for Dawson, Mr George Christensen, that he ‘had it wrong’ about dumping dredge spoil from the Abbot Point port expansion.“ It is highly commendable to ... [Published Dredging Today - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Interactions between Seagrass Complexity, Hydrodynamic Flow and Biomixing Alter Food Availability for Associated Filter-Feeding Organisms

by Vanessa González-Ortiz, Luis G. Egea, Rocio Jiménez-Ramos, Francisco Moreno-Marín, José L. Pérez-Lloréns, Tjeed J. Bouma, Fernando G. BrunSeagrass shoots interact with hydrodynamic forces and thereby a positively or negatively influence the survival ... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Walk puts wrack in perspective

STUDENTS from the Cervantes Primary School now better understand how important seaweed is to the health of beaches. STUDENTS from the Cervantes Primary School now better understand how important seaweed is to the health of beaches and coastal ecosystem ... [Published Central Midlands & Coastal Advocate - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Beach wrack fishery threatens shorebirds

A small-scale fishery for harvesting beach-cast seagrass and macroalgae in the south-east of South Australia was developed in 1990. Seagrass has been predominantly harvested at Kingston for amenity reasons. Macroalgae has been mainly harvested near Beachport, ... [Published Conservation Council of South Australia - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish seas a ‘blue carbon’ repository

The global ocean plays a vital role in trapping and storing atmospheric carbon dioxide – a greenhouse gas – that would otherwise remain in the atmosphere and contribute to global warming.Scotland has around 470,000 square kilometres of seas in which more ... [Published Fishupdate.com - Aug 25 2014]

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"We recommend that a CZM permit for the proposed action not be issued until our concerns and recommendations area adequately addressed" Muniz wrote
"It was already factored into our working group discussions and part of our GIS mapping" Morton said. "It will be part of our environmental impact statement."
...According to news reporting originating from Evora , Portugal , by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "This study examines the resource use and trophic position of nematodes and harpacticoid copepods at the genus/species level in an estuarine food web in Zostera noltii beds and in adjacent bare sediments using the natural abundance of stable carbon and nitrogen isotopes. Microphytobenthos and/or epiphytes are among the main resources of most taxa, but seagrass detritus and sediment particulate organic matter contribute as well to meiobenthos nutrition, which are also available in deeper sediment layers and in unvegetated patches close to seagrass beds."
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Island Style: Design Essentials of the Caribbea... [Published Apartment Therapy - 3 hours ago]
Google Is Working With Local Non-Profit To Docu... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - 15 hours ago]
Rape of mangroves [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 30 2014]
Federal agencies suggest several changes to pla... [Published Virgin Islands Daily News - Aug 30 2014]
Calls for help to clean Kaipara Moana [Published Radio New Zealand - Aug 29 2014]
Sika, A Mangrove Conservation Island in Alor [Published WWF Indonesia - Aug 29 2014]
Snapper season on the horizon, so is return of ... [Published Byron Shire News - Aug 28 2014]
A Look Into the Gullah Geechee Culture [Published Ebony - Aug 28 2014]
Headed to the beach for Labor Day? Entertainmen... [Published al.com - Aug 28 2014]
5 local coral species listed as threatened [Published Marathon & Big Pine Free Press - Aug 28 2014]
New Findings on Biogeoscience from University o... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 28 2014]
Interactions between Seagrass Complexity, Hydro... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 27 2014]
Natural Home Rugs Places Over 125 Products on Sale [Published Wall Street Select - Aug 27 2014]
Bird sanctuary a shore thing [Published PSNews - Aug 27 2014]
Walk puts wrack in perspective [Published Central Midlands & Coastal Advocate - Aug 27 2014]
Barrier Reef: government MP says he 'got it wro... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
AMCS Welcomes Change of Stance from Dawson MP (... [Published Dredging Today - Aug 27 2014]
New ideas for reef dredge spoil should be inves... [Published WA Today - Aug 27 2014]
Day to define vision and future in Palm Beach C... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Aug 27 2014]
Regional Workshops Address Key CMS COP 11 Agend... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Aug 26 2014]
Marine wildlife in Port Cros under threat from ... [Published Riviera Times - Aug 26 2014]
Discovering The Coastline In Kayak Fixed With G... [Published Bernama - Aug 26 2014]
Beach wrack fishery threatens shorebirds [Published Conservation Council of South Australia - Aug 26 2014]
Marine researcher calls on US to open airspace ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 25 2014]
Education is key to producing home grown food [Published Turks and Caicos Weekly News - Aug 25 2014]
Australian chef Anthony Healy creates inspired ... [Published e-Travel Blackboard - Aug 25 2014]
Scottish seas a ‘blue carbon’ repository [Published Fishupdate.com - Aug 25 2014]
Pollution limits take aim at lagoon [Published Florida Today - Aug 25 2014]
Abbot Point still on track [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 24 2014]
Scallop tally modest in annual hunt [Published Tampa Tribune - Aug 23 2014]
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Imbalance of sharks and sea turtles challenges ... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - Aug 13 2014]
MIAMI, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The loss of sharks could contribute to the destruction of one of the planet's most under-appreciated sources of carbon storage — seagrasses.While sharks are often sensationalized as voracious predators, ...
Five Species That Are Quietly Dying Off While N... [Published TIME.com - Jul 17 2014]
Everyone knows that rhinos or pandas are threatened with extinction. But there are plenty of species slipping away silently, without celebrity advocates or high-profile campaigns. “So many species are just not popular enough, or well-known enough to ...
Tropical Fish Are Taking Over Temperate Oceans,... [Published Think Progress - Jul 11 2014]
CREDIT: SHUTTERSTOCK It’s what every snorkeler diving into warm equatorial water hopes to see — a prismatic array of tropical fish darting around coral reefs. But as the world’s oceans have warmed, technicolor schools of fish have become unwelcome ...
Replanting the meadows of the sea [Published Radio Sweden - Jun 23 2014]
Environmental damage on land is usually visible, a powerful reminder. But there are serious problems out of sight on the sea bottom. Now, however, steps are being taken to reverse the damage off the Swedish west coast. Unlike seaweed, seagrass grows ...
Water Quality Monitoring Stations Cleaning Up I... [Published Water Conserve: News - Jun 09 2014]
Nature World: Officials will have a better idea of how healthy the Indian River Lagoon is in real time, thanks to five new water quality monitoring stations that were installed Friday.The health of the lagoon - stretching along Florida's east coast from ...
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