Archives for Water
Pupukea Beach Park offers a setting that is picturesque in its own right, and is one of the better places for snorkeling in Hawaii.
One of the state’s natural wonders is the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle, known locally as the beloved Honu. Unfortunately, pollution is among the challenges that have caused these incredible animals to become endangered.
On Thursday, President Obama established the first U.S. marine monument in Atlantic waters. Some stakeholders are elated. Others, not so much.
The expansion preserves some of the world’s most pristine coral reefs and other marine ecosystems where new species are frequently discovered.
The environmental NGO Rare estimates that Colombia hosts approximately 10 percent of the world’s biodiversity. But water scarcity is an ongoing threat, so Rare is working with local governments and industries on water remediation projects along the country's Pacific Coast.
A carbon credit project in Peru promises to mitigate climate risks in the volatile coffee sector, while encouraging sustainable development and offering families economic security.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, (ICUN), will explore options to expand the practice of natural capital during its annual meeting this coming week in Hawaii.
The growing demand for avocados has led produce brokers and retailers to look beyond California as a place to cultivate this savory and creamy fruit. It's reportedly leading to pine forest eradication in Mexico.
With advances in desalination, irrigation and water recycling, Israel has become the global water superpower.
Microbeads are banned from “rinse-off cosmetics” in the U.S. as of July 1, 2019. But the world’s largest personal care companies are lagging when it comes to removing this destructive ingredient, says Greenpeace -- which is advocating for a global ban.
Florida’s Treasure Coast has become inundated with algae blooms. After resisting federal regulations that could have prevented the problem, Florida politicians are asking the White House for help. And the Obama administration was clear in its response: It is your mess, so you fix it.
Tomorrow evening, June 14 at 6:30 p.m., at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Michael Sutton will lead a discussion on whether Californians should vote “yes” on an initiative this November that would legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana.