Scientists say controlling local stressors is critical to preserving reef ecosystems By Summit Voice SUMMIT COUNTY — Coral reefs in the Caribbean have been hit hard by increasing ocean temperatures, but new research shows that a long-term decline in coral health began well before the ocean warming trend. Scientists with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography […]

via Coral reefs in Caribbean damaged by development and deforestation long before feeling heat of global warming — Summit County Citizens Voice

Old growth, wetlands, wildlife. Everything the review panel added up and wrote off. Directly over the proposed Teck Resources Frontier mining pit. Photo by Garth Lenz. Any day now, the Trudeau government is expected to render its verdict on the $20-billion Teck Resources Frontier mine proposed to push Alberta’s industrialized oilsands landscape farther north. There’s been […]

via What the Teck Mine Will Destroy — County Sustainability Group