Friday, August 18, 2017

Environment

USA: Conservation Trust Transforms Island Group into Permanent Public Preserve

The Gosling Islands, Maine - Photo Courtesy of PressHearald.com

The wait is over for the Maine Coast Heritage Trust – after several months on the campaign trail, the group has succeeded in transforming 3 uninhabited islands into a permanent public preserve

The Gosling Islands, Maine – Photo Courtesy of PressHearald.com

The Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) has this week announced that …Read More: USA: Conservation Trust Transforms Island Group into Permanent Public Preserve

Environment

Worldwide: Increasing Mercury Levels Present Toxic Threat for Marine Life

Mercury Cycle - Photo Courtesy of Women of Water Blog

A recent study of the world’s oceans has confirmed that levels of mercury have tripled since the onset of the industrial revolution, with human activity largely to blame.

Mercury Cycle – Photo Courtesy of Women of Water Blog

The amount of mercury within the world’s oceans has tripled since the onset of …Read More: Worldwide: Increasing Mercury Levels Present Toxic Threat for Marine Life