Tampa Bay officials release plan for dealing with climate change

Florida’s sandy beaches and beautiful coastlines helped make it the fastest-growing state in the country last year. About 4 million people live in the region extending from Citrus County to Sarasota — about a fifth of the state’s population. The Tampa Bay metro area’s population has swelled by more thanContinue Reading

Monterey Bay desalination project is approved despite environmental injustice concerns

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain In a decision that sheds harsh light on the state’s commitment to environmental justice amid growing drought anxiety, the California Coastal Commission has granted conditional approval to a controversial Monterey Bay desalination project that even the commission’s own staff said would unfairly burden a historically underservedContinue Reading

Plastic-Filled Seabirds And Fish Found In Monterey Bay

Microparticles recovered from the guts of some seabirds living in Monterey Bay exhibited estrogen-like effects that have the potential to disrupt normal hormone functions © Copyright by GrrlScientist | hosted by Forbes An adult common murre, or common guillemot (Uria aalge), in flight. This is a large auk with aContinue Reading