Gordon Kubanek, CACOR member, wrote to the Ontario Government in response to their dismantling of all our efforts to combat climate change. How do I say this nicely? The forces of nature are beyond your control: you think by doing nothing about our pollution, which includes CO2, you are ‘freeing’ people from the ‘burden’ of […]
A new superior resolution map of Antarctica has become available The photo is the Larsen ice shelf.
The Puffin video clips alone make today’s post worth checking out. While doing so, you will learn that Puffins are in trouble. They are listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as “vulnerable” which means that they have a high risk of becoming extinct in the wild. A recent New York times article […]
Norway could be getting into the business of importing and sequestering CO2 as a service, thanks to a new undersea project for carbon capture and storage. This schematic shows terrestrial and geological sequestration of carbon dioxide emissions from a coal-fired plant. (Image source: LeJean Hardin and Jamie Paynederivative work: Jarl Arntzen [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via […]
Strategy for ‘No-Mining Zones’ in the Deep Sea Researchers propose new criteria for protecting deep-sea biodiversity Date: July 10, 2018 Source: Duke University Summary: An international team of researchers has developed a comprehensive set of criteria to help the International Seabed Authority (ISA) protect local biodiversity from deep-sea mining activities. These guidelines should help identify areas of […]