Posts Categorized: Environment

Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal Redesign Links Users via Stories, Data, Mapping

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This week, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) and partners launched a redesign of the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal (http://portal.midatlanticocean.org) – an online toolkit and resource center that helps stakeholders find and visualize ocean use data through mapping. First launched in 2010 to prepare for the regional ocean planning process, the new features… Read more »

G2 Gallery, NWF and National Park Rangers Present: Helping Los Angeles’s Mountain Lions Discussion

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“Helping Los Angeles’s Mountain Lions:  An Update on the Liberty Canyon Crossing”, May 14, 7:00–9:00 PM On May 14, 2015, The G2 Gallery will welcome California Director of the National Wildlife Federation Beth Pratt-Bergstrom and National Parks Service Biologist Jeff Sikich for a fascinating talk on the famous P-22 mountain lion and the future of… Read more »

New Cohort of ISEIF Grantees Announced to Engage and Educate Illinois Residents about the Smart Grid

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Today the Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF) announced its third cohort of grantees. The grantee organizations will educate consumers about the changes that will affect them as Illinois utilities Ameren and ComEd ramp up their smart meter deployments to nearly 1 million in 2015. Funded projects span a range of approaches to educate… Read more »

Mid-Atlantic States Release Course of Action, Convene Experts to Discuss Deep Sea Canyon Science

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The Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) has recently adopted a Course of Action to consider and develop recommendations to strengthen federal protection of submarine canyon habitats.  MARCO’s recommendations to federal agencies will be based on synthesis of existing data. MARCO is working with its five member states, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and… Read more »

National Geographic team seeks Polar Grizzly Bear hybrid

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A team of researchers may have found a living hybrid Polar Bear/ Grizzly Bear.  National Geographic Expedition Team Members, Jason Matthews, Patrick Kligel and Casey Anderson have been on an expedition to the Arctic in hopes of filming a living, wild, hybrid between the two bears.  Funded by the National Geographic Society and filmed for… Read more »