International planning, cooperation and information sharing could lead towards a path of integrated and more sustainable development, as one segment affects the capacity for action in the others. There are linkages between disaster risk reduction, climate change and development.
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NOAA, partners provide real-time ocean acidification data to Pacific coast shellfish growersLast Updated on 2014-11-21 11:21:50
Shellfish farms and hatcheries along the Pacific U.S. coast can now get real-time, online ocean acidification data through the Integrated Ocean Observation System (IOOS), a NOAA-led national-regional partnership working to provide new tools and forecasts to improve safety, enhance the economy, and protect the environment. The data, ranging from carbon dioxide concentrations to salinity and water temperatures can be found through the IOOS Pacific Region Ocean Acidification Data Portal which began operations this month.
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Can love and technology save global biodiversity?Last Updated on 2014-11-19 13:44:51A new inspirational way to engage people to become environmentally active has emerged. Instead of sending messages of loss and destruction, companies are trying to inspire the next generation with positive messages.
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New Climate Resilience Toolkit helps communities prepare for a changing worldLast Updated on 2014-11-18 11:42:12Today, in advance of a White House meeting with members of the President’s State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, the Administration launched the first phase of the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit called for in President Obama’s Climate Action Plan.
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NOAA report finds 2013 U.S. seafood landings and value increased from 2012Last Updated on 2014-10-30 13:12:52
October 29, 2014
U.S. Commercial Fisheries 2013 - Total landings and values. (Credit: NOAA)
In its annual report, Fisheries of the United States 2013, released today, NOAA Fisheries announced that U.S. fishermen landed 9.9 billion pounds of fish and shellfish, an increase of 245 million pounds from 2012. Valued at $5.5 billion, these landings represent an increase of $388 million from 2012. Click here to read more
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